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Naval History and Heritage Command

Press Release by the Committee on Public Information

From the Committee on Public Information     Sept. 12, 1918.

<To: The Press.>    Immediate Release.

Secretary [Josephus] Daniels has received the following message from Sir Eric Geddes, First Lord of the British Admiralty, in reply to the Secretary’s message sent at the opening of the new high-power radio station at Annapolis [MD]:

“I congratulate you warmly on the completion of the Annapolis wireless station which forms another valuable link between Allied countries in Europe. It is symbolic of our close union and will be <invaluable> as reinforcement of present cables in event of a breakdown.”

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

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