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Accordingly, the JCS resumed a tactful campaign to persuade MacArthur to delay Inch'ŏn or switch the landing from Inch'ŏn to Kunsan, as Collins and Sherman had urged in Tokyo. Having had no response to its August 28 cable suggesting the switch to Kunsan and requesting the Pentagon be kept informed, on September 5 the JCS cabled MacArthur that it "desired to be informed of any modifications which may have been made in your plans for a mid-September amphibious operation." MacArthur's reply was terse: "General outline of the plan remains as described to you."