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Teaching With Documents:
The Zimmermann Telegram

The Decoded Message

Note:  The following is a fictitious telegram used in the Teaching Activity with this lesson.

February 22, 1917
To: von Eckhardt
Mexico City

British crack top secret code. U.S. press may leak German plot with Mexico. Prepare to leave embassy on short notice.

Bernstorff
Washington, D.C

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