February 24 1917 – The Zimmermann Telegram is Passed to the United States by British Authorities

February 24 1917 – The Zimmermann Telegram is Passed to the United States by British AuthoritiesRate this post Eight days after British intelligence officers decoded a transmission between German diplomats, President of the United States Woodrow Wilson received the text of a transatlantic cable on February 24, 1917. Detailing plans to return the US Southwest to Mexico in exchange for cooperation with Germany in World War I, the Zimmermann Telegram exposed espionage that increased German-American tensions. When the letter was made public a week later, the message would turn sentiment completely against the Germans and accelerate the charge to a declaration of war. Since conflict broke out among the European […]

February 24 1920 – Hitler launches the twenty-five point program of the Nazi Party in Munich, Germany

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February 24 1920 – Hitler launches the twenty-five point program of the Nazi Party in Munich, GermanyRate this post On February 24, 1920, Hitler put forward the twenty-five point program – the key agenda of the Nazi Party in Munich, Germany. In 1919, with the end of World War I, Germany suffered much more than the injured pride. The bitter pill of defeat was reiterated by the harsh terms of the Treaty of Versailles that enjoined that Germany and its people not only take up responsibility for the destruction and death caused by the Great War but also pay huge reparations to the Allied Powers. This broke the back of […]