CABLE FROM LINCOLN REQUESTING AUTHORIZATION FOR BOMBINGS COME FROM LINCOLN WHO

Created: 6/20/1954

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LINCN n qpfrati iyjai thMFniATF

TO: SLINC

) RYBAT PBSUCCESS

REF MSG FORWARDED TO SOMERSET AS DIRECTED, HOWEVER, OWING TO POSSIBLE DELAY IN REPLY AND FACT INFORMATION REQUESTEG IS LARGELY AVAILABLE AT LINCOLN, THE FOLLOWING IS HEREBY PROVIDED.

REF PARA 1: AS TO TARGETS, LINCOLN DOES NOT CONTEMPLATE EMPLOYMENT OF TACTICS REQUIRING INSTRUMENT CONTROLLED OR GUIDED BOMBING, ON CONTRARY, FROM OUTSET OF AIR SUPPORT PLAN ONLY LOTV LEVEL SKIP OH DIVE BOMBING WITHppiT'ACCURACY CONSIDERED FEASliUfcS TO/Tul/TVlOH^EfeEEftW REQUIREMENTS. LINCOLN HAS AT NO TIME sulW*wl OiAVw &lyREiLlfivOR^Bb^ FIELDLUG) REQUESTS raTJOteTNG NATIONAL PAL^r} RACETRACK OR OTHER

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NON MILITARY TARGETS. ONL"*ANO STORAGE TANKS APE PRESENTLY CONSIDEREDOF THESE ONLY HANK IS DESIRED FOR IMMEDIATE ACTIONMVANDER IS INEFFECTIVE^/^ . REF PARA ^

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AIR SUPPORT PLAN DRAWN UP EVERY EMPHASIS WASSELECTION OF COMBAT EXPERIENCED OOYOKE SERVICE TRA1NE0OTHER WORDS, ONLY BEST AND WOST COMBAT PROVEN PILOTS WERE TOOF THER MORE CANDIDATES INTERVIEWED BY BRODFROSTe

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HIGHLY REC07MENOEO

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