New PDF release: American War Plans, 1890-1939

By Steven T. Ross

ISBN-10: 0714653055

ISBN-13: 9780714653051

ISBN-10: 0714682705

ISBN-13: 9780714682709

by means of the shut of the nineteenth century, the us used to be not a continental energy, yet had turn into a state with pursuits that spanned the globe from the Caribbean to China. for this reason, the rustic confronted a brand new set of strategic issues, starting from implementing the Monroe Doctrine to protecting the Philippines.
As due to the the USA' new geostrategic atmosphere, the armed companies needed to identify a method for the production of warfare plans to guard the country's pursuits opposed to attainable overseas aggression. A Joint military and military Board, tested in 1903, ordered the production of warfare plans to accommodate genuine and capability threats to American safety. every one significant kingdom used to be assigned a color: Germany was once Black, nice Britain crimson, Japan Orange, Mexico eco-friendly and China Yellow. warfare plans have been then devised in case Washington determined to take advantage of strength opposed to those or different powers.

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