Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Lieutenant Colonel James C. Breckinridge, U.S.M.C., Naval Attaché at Stockholm
Subject Copy. File No. 28/3/1
Cablegram Sent 11 July 1918 AES
To Alusna Christiania Serial No. 91
Prep. by CS NCT D.R.
91 What in your opinion is the <general> attitude of Norwegian and Swedish public toward the British Proclamation of a mined area in North Sea between Norway and Orkney Islands: If opinion is unfavorable, what would be the effect of a public announcement that the United States is a participant in the mining operations, and is responsible for them to a greater extent than Great Britain? 21511, 91
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. As seen in his letter to Naval Intelligence of 12 June 1918, Breckenridge acted as the military advisor in Christiania (Oslo), Norway.