The Zimmermann Telegram Author:Barbara W. Tuchman Who was Arthur Zimmermann and what was the Zimmermann Telegram? — Arthur Zimmermann- Crafty German Foreign Minister, he gambled with the fate of his warring nation. The stakes: total victory and world domination for Germany. — The Telegram- Sent by Zimmermann in German code, it offered Mexico and Japan a return to their former glory. The price t... more »hey had to pay: declaration of war against the United States.
1917- A flaming world at war brought vividly to life by Barbara W. Tuchman, distinguished author of 'The Guns of August' and 'The Proud Tower'.