Captain Nathan C. Twining, Chief of Staff to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
DISPATCH TO BE SENT:
Date: February 10,1918.
To: Opnav. Prep: CS No. 3834
Your 2851 has been forwarded to Vice Admiral Sims at Rome. In arriving at the decision previously cabled it was recoginized that as an extension of the proposed operation plans must be rpepared [i.e. prepared] providing for the closing of the Dardanelles, and also for the possibility that the Central Powers may extend their military operations on land into Greece.-16110[a?]
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.