Zimmermann Telegram, 1917

Zimmermann, Arthur
August 2017
Zimmerman Note, 1917;8/1/2017, p1
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Historical Material
Presents the text of a note sent in 1917 by Germany's foreign secretary of state for foreign affairs, to the German minister in Mexico. Proposal of a German-Mexican alliance should the United States enter World War I; Promise to Mexico of the states of New Mexico, Texas and Arizona in exchange for its help; Comments upon England's obtaining and ciphering the note; Closing statement.


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