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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Charles P. Nelson, Commander, United States Forces Based at Corfu, Rear Admiral Albert P. Niblack, Commander, United States Forces Based at Gibraltar, and Commander Charles R. Train, United States Naval Attaché in Rome

Subject Copy.                               File No. <19/2/1>

              Cablegram Sent      28 June <1918> EWC

To        See Below                    Serial No. See Below

Prep. by  C-1                SX D.R.

                                      Sigcode.

                   Chasnav, Corfu.                 43.

                   Senafloat Gibraltar           1222.

                   Alusna, Rome                 111.

<43.> It is expected that repatriation of Turkish and British prisoners of war will begin shortly between Alexandria and Scala Nova near Smyrna by transports bearing the distinctive marks of hospital ships. Grant immunity from attacks to such vessels. 03028.

Sims.    

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

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