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

Subject Copy.                           File No. <25-7-4>

Cablegram Sent May 17, 1918.  SFM1

To   Amnavpar, Paris. (for Cone)        Serial No. 2263

Prep. by A-1                 NCT2 D.R.

33 ARD                  

2263.     Our 2246.3 Submit comprehensive statement showing what has been done in order to promote and ensure co-operation between U.S.Naval Aviation Force, the French, British and U.S.Army Air Servicesalso the extent to which such co-operation is and has been practised.4 Copy of letter sent Pershing has been mailed to you.5    <20017> 2263


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

Footnote 1: Initials of the transcriber.

Footnote 2: Sims’ Chief of Staff, Capt. Nathan C. Twining.

Footnote 3: This document has not been found.

Footnote 4: See: Cone to Sims, 22 May 1918.

Footnote 5: For more on the letter from Maj. Gen. John J. Pershing, Commander, American Expeditionary Forces, see: Sims to Cone, 16 May 1918.

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