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Telegram from Acting Secretary of State Frank L. Polk to the American Embassy in Mexico City, February 26, 1917, selected page

This message summarized the Zimmermann Telegram and predicted the sensation it would cause when released to the American public.

Telegram from Acting Secretary of State Frank L. Polk to the American Embassy in Mexico City, February 26, 1917

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