HA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM RELEASE AS SANITIZED
TO Chief, WH
IGQffiKAI' Promises made re acquisition of aircraft
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followingecapitulation of instructions received fromLINCOLN regarding advice which could be given _3 relative toacquisition of aircraft by hint
or BRODFROST but turned over to HAGOfTCK for1 "SKli-iliER will use its maximum influence to heljadditional fighter aircraft covertly from ODTOSE.
him to switch's and dispose of his Hi?'a by sale to CALLIGERIS as latter aircraft now scarce and parts almost unobtainable."
Para- pproach to ODYOKE for PSl's shouldKKFLUSH ambassador to ODACID just as procUroment of Fill's Previous assurances of maximum SKIISiER support 'a should make it obvious thatequest willand almost certain favorable consideration."
ara X) t pproach for purchase aircraft willto maximum extent ,juoflible by SKIKKER. (b) Yougive as personal opinion that y bu unable obtainsince many rumors that PBPRIKe worried abou' C 3against LCPAKQS. (c) You should point out thatrueto sell is something about which SICWSR can do nothing."
o SJOtRUOOD. Para li <d) turofid over by BRODFROST tohandling:be assured that if at later date hesellnd replaces he will be able to do so."
that tho difficulty between KMKU1SH and LCPAKOS was not yetonly held in abeyance, MAGOFFIN was wary of making any promises to
C_ t the tiae of receipt of tho above rasssaj-es. esult, theofc) above is the basis of the present nd he ia fully aware that his difficulty in securing planes stems from hla difficulty with LCPAMGS. eeling of roral responsibility tems not fron actual promises made to utnowledge ol* tno critical par n PBSu'CCEoo aria the intent of SKIMMER
as indicated in tho earlirst of the above wsa'cs. vOrYli: i'ccls lr,at every effort ahov.ld be Madeeep faith withj^ f it is impossible: due to factors beyond tho control ofhall at least have tho satisfaction ofhat everything possible was done to assistwho hasself torue ally and uho could vsryain in the future.
3. With regard toelations, there is noof deterioration ot-nerossible loss of respect or SKI'?CBR capabilitiesause for wonder as to whyto produce sohe P'jo.'CC&li operation and isto produce at all. As of the oresent, there is nothat ifin nPedsp" -iKc "iller his services asbe has in the