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Naval History and Heritage Command

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

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

Sims.    

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: Document referred to have not been found.

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

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

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