By Steven T. Ross
As end result of the the us' new geostrategic surroundings, the armed prone needed to determine a approach for the construction of warfare plans to shield the country's pursuits opposed to attainable international aggression. A Joint military and army Board, proven in 1903, ordered the construction of struggle plans to accommodate genuine and power threats to American protection. each one significant nation was once assigned a color: Germany used to be Black, nice Britain pink, Japan Orange, Mexico eco-friendly and China Yellow. battle plans have been then devised in case Washington made up our minds to exploit strength opposed to those or different powers.
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American War Plans, 1890-1939 by Steven T. Ross