Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Chronological Copy. File No. <50/1/5A>
Cablegram Sent August
14 <15,> 1918 MJK
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 2928.
Prep. by CS COS D.R.
2928. Referring message from Assistant Secretary to Secretary Navy transmitted in my number two nine three six. Attention is invited to the fact that the present position of Italy as reported by Assistant Secretary appears to be the same that was taken at Versailles on June second as stated in enclosures with my letter two three two three six of July first. It will be noted that both British and French Prime Ministers regarded the proposal as being entirely unacceptable. 012115 2928
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.