Article: The Spectator on 'the greatest hackers of the First World War'

Posted on on 17 January 2017
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The story of how British intelligence experts intercepted and decoded the Zimmermann telegram in January 1917 is told in The Spectator magazine.

Germany's offer of a military alliance with Mexico if America abandoned neutrality angered US opinion when it emerged, and influenced President Wilson's decision to go to war in April.

Read The Spectator article by Sinclair McKay here.