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Plans for war against the British Empire and Japan: The Red, Orange, and Red-Orange Plans, 1923-1938 (American War Plans, 1919-1941, Vol 2) download epub

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War Plan Red was a plan for war against Britain and Canada. Considered a two-front war with the United States (Blue) opposing Japan (Orange) and the British Empire (Red) simultaneously.

War Plan Red was a plan for war against Britain and Canada. British territories had war plans of different shades of red-the UK was "Red", Canada "Crimson", India "Ruby", Australia "Scarlet" and New Zealand "Garnet". Ireland, at the time a free state within the British Empire, was named "Emerald". This analysis led to the understanding that the United States didn't have the resources to fight a two front war.

Joint Army and Navy Basic War Plan Red was one of the color-coded war plans created by the United States War Department in the late 1920s and the early 1930s to estimate the requirements for a hypothetical war with Great Britain (the "Red".

Joint Army and Navy Basic War Plan Red was one of the color-coded war plans created by the United States War Department in the late 1920s and the early 1930s to estimate the requirements for a hypothetical war with Great Britain (the "Red" forces). War Plan Red discussed the potential for fighting a war with the British Empire and outlined those steps necessary to defend the Atlantic coast against any attempted invasion of the United States.

War Plan Orange (commonly known as Plan Orange or just Orange) refers to a series of United States Joint Army and Navy Board war plans for dealing with a possible war with Japan during the years between the First and Second World Wars

War Plan Orange (commonly known as Plan Orange or just Orange) refers to a series of United States Joint Army and Navy Board war plans for dealing with a possible war with Japan during the years between the First and Second World Wars

Prior to World War II, the United States's war plans were code-named by color. Japan was Orange and the United States was Blue. He states that the plan "was.

Prior to World War II, the United States's war plans were code-named by color. history's most successful war plan. The prewar plans of other great powers proved, by and large, to be costly failures.

Volume 2, Plans for War Against the British Empire and Japan, The Red, Orange and Red-Orange Plans, 1923- 1938, 412 .

Volume 4, Coalition War Plans and Hemispheric Defense Plans, 1940-1941. With little accompanying narrative, these volumes provide declassified war plan photocopies from the National Archives.

Every country makes war plans and holds war games. Looking at this documentary sometimes the military lose sight of reality. Secret airfields built to attack Canada, though the NY Times published their building. The use of poison gas sanctioned against Canada. The Canadians themselves had a counter plan called Plan One. Looking at it almost 80 years after makes amusing viewing.

A Careless Hope: American Air Power and Japan, 1941. A Statement of Hopes? The effectiveness of US and British naval war plans against Japan, 1920–1941. The Mariner's Mirror, Vol. 101, Issue.

War Plan Red-Orange was not a plan to invade Japan. It was a war plan based on a war with the UK and Japan simultaneously. There was a formal alliance between 1902 and 1923 between the two, hence a war plan developed for this possibility. With the ending of the UK-Japan alliance in 1923, this became just another plan gathering dust on a shelf. There were color plans for war with Mexico, invading Cuba, war with Canada, with Germany (pre-WWI, not revised after) and some others

Later the Joint Board produced the Red-Orange Plan for a war against the British Empire and Japan.

Later the Joint Board produced the Red-Orange Plan for a war against the British Empire and Japan. Again the solution was to deal with Britain first and then focus on Japan. War plans of the early twentieth century assumed that in a major war the nation would again mobilize its manpower, and many plans including Red, Orange, and Red-Orange provided for mobilization and even contained mobilization schedules. It was by the 1930s a well-established concept that a serious conflict required mobilization.

The objective of War Plan Red was not to win a global world war against the British Empire, merely a regional one in the Western Hemisphere. Therefore, the military forces of Canada and the UK itself were the only envisaged opposing forces

The objective of War Plan Red was not to win a global world war against the British Empire, merely a regional one in the Western Hemisphere. Therefore, the military forces of Canada and the UK itself were the only envisaged opposing forces. more)Loadin. elated QuestionsMore Answers Below. Within the US color-coded war plans, there was a War Plan Red-Orange, for a war against both the UK and Japan.


Plans for war against the British Empire and Japan: The Red, Orange, and Red-Orange Plans, 1923-1938 (American War Plans, 1919-1941, Vol 2) download epub
Social Sciences
Author: Steven T. Ross
ISBN: 0815306903
Category: Other
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Garland Publishing (October 1, 1992)
Pages: 413 pages