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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, Captain Hutchinson I. Cone, Commander United States Naval Aviation Forces, Foreign Service

Subject Copy.                               File No. <4/6/1>

              Cablegram Sent      5 June 1918    RES

To Amnavpar Paris ( For Cone )          Serial No. 2471

Prep. by A-1                      SX D.R.

                                      29 ADR

CONFIDENTIAL  

2471. Do you recommend that we inform British Admiralty that operations of Northern Bombing Squadrons will be under command of the British Vice Admiral, Dover?1 If so, they will be informed upon receipt of your reply. Under whose direction is Dunkirk operating from operations standpoint?2 22305

                   2471.

Sims              

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: VAdm. Sir Roger J. B. Keyes.

Footnote 2: This was Capt./Brig. Gen. Charles Lambe, who was the commander of the Royal Naval Air Station at Dunkirk.

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