May 12, 2021

The Zimmerman Telegram

The Zimmerman Telegram

Intercepted for your enjoyment


The Zimmermann Telegram (or Zimmermann Note or Zimmerman Cable) was a secret diplomatic communication issued from the German Foreign Office in January 1917 that proposed a military alliance between Germany and Mexico if the United States entered World War I against Germany. Mexico would recover TexasArizona, and New Mexico. The telegram was intercepted and decoded by British intelligence.


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