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Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters


February 18, 1918.      


OPNAV 3068

(box) Following extract of message from Pershing to War Department quoted for your information and action quote with reference to paragraph seven your cable seven five four1 shall be very glad to have Navy arrange details for future requisitions of ships for service between England and France period Suggestion of Admiral Sims much appreciated Pershing unquote Take up arrangement of details with proper Army authorities in whatever manner you deem expedient. 13018.


Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document identifier: “OP-19-S”; and “OL-3068.”

Footnote 1: Gen. John J. Pershing, Commander, American Expeditionary Forces. Document referred to has not been found.

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