The Zimmermann Telegram

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Macmillan, 1966 - History - 244 pages
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"A true, lucid thriller....Mrs. Tuchman makes the most of it with a creative writer's sense of drama and a scholar's obeisance to the evidence."-New York Times Listen to The Zimmermann Telegram on your smartphone. Read full review

Contents

A Telegram Waylaid
3
The Clever Kaiser and the Yellow Peril
25
Seize the Customs House at Once
39
Copyright

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Barbara W. Tuchman achieved prominence as a historian with "The Zimmermann Telegram "and international fame with "The Guns of August," which won the Pulitzer Prize. There followed five more books: "The Proud Tower," "Stilwell and the American Experience in China" (also awarded the Pulitzer Prize), "A Distant Mirror," "Practicing History," and "The March of Folly," "The First Salute" was Mrs. Tuchman's last book before her death in February 1989.

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