The Zimmermann Telegram Author:Barbara W. Tuchman Who was Arthur Zimmerman and what was the Zimmerman telegram? — Arthur Zimmerman -- 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 Zimmerman in German code, it offered Mexico and Japan a return to their former glory. The price the... more »y 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.« less