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May 1967 drafted message text from
Joint Chiefs of Staff to
U.S. Commander-in-Chief, Europe
DTG 201910Z MAY 67
SECRET JCS 5893 J-3 SENDS.
SUBJ: SIXTHFLT Movements (U)
Ref: Telcon LGen Spivy and LGen Bowen, 20 May 1967.
1. (S) Confirming ref telcon, it is understood that
elements of SIXTHFLT are being moved to Eastern Med.
Center of gravity of area of operations will be within
two days steaming of the Eastern shore with Eastern edge
no more than one days time.
2. (S) It is also understood that alternations to
scheduled port visits would be held to a minimum to
minimize attention being focused on this movement with
the resulting political implications. GP-4
subject lineage: 051352Z JUN 67
Document 23 of the Department of State Foreign Relations of the United
States, Johnson Administration, 1964-1968,
Arab-Israeli Crisis and War, 1967.