Newspaper Article Zimmermann Telegram
January 22nd, 1917
United States is going to war!
A telegram sent by Germany to Mexico intercepted and decoded by British intelligence said that if Mexico helped them win the war they would help them take over Texas, New Mexico and Arizona! When they heard about this, they did not hesitate and started putting posters and advertisements telling men to sign up and fight in the war. The Telegram was dispatched by Arthur Zimmermann, a German Diplomat in the Foreign Office of the German Empire on January 19th 1917.
Picture of the Telegram sent by Germany
The interception of this Telegram will help Britain a lot because the United States Of America has decided to join the Triple Entente.