The Zimmerman Note, or Zimmerman Telegram, was a coded message sent by the Germans to Mexico on January 16, 1917, which offered Mexico U.S. territory if it helped Germany in the First World War. The telegram was intercep... More »

The Zimmerman telegram was a communication from German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman to the Mexican government meant to persuade Mexico to form an alliance with Germany during World War I. It played a vital role in ... More »

Sent in 1917, the Zimmermann Telegram was a confidential message from Germany to Mexico promising Mexico territory in the United States if Mexico aided Germany should the United States enter World War I. The telegram con... More »

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The First World War began on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary formally declared war on Serbia. While tensions had been rising across Europe for many years prior, it was the Serbian assassination of Archduke Franz Ferd... More »

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The Dodge Brothers Company built its first trucks for use by the U.S. Army during the First World War. Afterward, Dodge Brothers produced mechanical components for vehicles built by the Graham Brothers Company until 1928... More »

The purpose of the Gallipoli Campaign during the First World War was to force open the straits of the Dardanelles. This would enable Britain and France to make a direct attack on Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoma... More »

The armies on both sides of the First World War lived and died in the elaborate trenches they constructed on the Western Front. Advances in weaponry without commensurate advances in mobility trapped the opposing forces i... More »

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