May 1931

The Nueva Segovia Expedition

Volume 15, Issue 5

"BEST information is that there is some danger of increase of size of Sandino's bandit force. Reliably informed that he has taken. possession of San Albino Mine, properly of an American citizen. On request of the President (Diaz) and with advice of the American Minister (Eberhardt), I am forming tentative plans for operations rgainst Sandino. Intend to use a force of Guardia National in great part temporarily enrolled for this duty. The operations to be directed by Marine Officers with small fores of Marines cooperating, also Aviation.

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