The Zimmermann Telegram

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Macmillan, 1966 - History - 244 pages
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The essence of this exciting reconstruction is as follows:- The British had a verbatim copy of the German diplomatic code. The U.S.A. was still immovable on Wilson's paper fence of neutrality. The ... Read full review

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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


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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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