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Author Ross, Steven T.

Title American war plans, 1890-1939 / Steven T. Ross
Published London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : maps
Contents The Creation of Empire -- Defining the Threat -- War Plans, 1900-18 -- A New World Order -- War Plans Revisited -- Darkening Horizons
Summary By the close of the 19th century, the United States was no longer a continental power, but had become a nation with interests that spanned the globe from the Caribbean to China. Consequently, the country faced a new set of strategic concerns, ranging from enforcing the Monroe Doctrine to defending the Philippines. As a result of the United States' new geostrategic environment, the armed services had to establish a system for the creation of war plans to defend the country's interests against possible foreign aggression. A Joint Army and Navy Board, established in 1903, ordered the creation of w
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-197) and index
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Subject Military planning -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1135291349 (electronic bk.)
1299872212 (ebk)
9781135291341 (electronic bk.)
9781299872219 (ebk)