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date: 18 February 2020

Zimmermann Note (19 Jan. 1917) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Author(s):

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

A secret telegram containing a coded message from the German Foreign Secretary Alfred Zimmermann, to the German minister in Mexico City. It instructed the minister to propose an alliance with Mexico if war broke out between the USA and Germany, Mexico being offered the territories lost in ... ...

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