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Treacherous Passage: Germany’s Secret Plot against the United States in Mexico during World War I

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While the Great War raged across the trench-lined battlefields of Europe, a hidden conflict took place in the distant hinterlands of the turbulent Mexican Republic. German officials and secret-service operatives plotted to bring war to the United States through an array of schemes and strategies, from training a German-Mexican army for a cross-border invasion to dispatchin ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 1st 2017 by Potomac Books
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Jean
As part of the one hundredth anniversary of World War One I have been reading about the war. I came across this book “Treacherous Passage: Germany’s Secret Plot Against the United States in Mexico During World War One” by Bill Mills and thought it sounded interesting.

This book has to do with the famous Zimmerman Telegram, in which Germany offered to help Mexico regain territory lost to the United States. This, of course, was not the only German plotted activity in Mexico during that period. Mex
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Mike
May 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book sheds light on a little known episode in US-Mexican history. I recall leaning in high school about the Zimmerman Telegram and how it was an important factor in the US joining England in WWI. This was covered in about 2 minutes. School children get the same lecture today. This book explains why German-Mexican relations were so important to the US. It links the Black Tom explosion in New Jersey to spies operating in Mexico and subsequent efforts to deploy submarines and commerce raiders ...more
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