Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Cablegram Received Aug 23, 1917
Origin Secretary of the Navy Serial No. Opnav 218
Via N C B R 14
For Admiral Sims
Opnav 218 Your two hundred sixty seven establishment of aeronautics headquarters in Paris France approved period Commissioned personnel and material ordered period Referring three hundred eleven material ordered 15022
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.