Joint U.S. Army-Navy War Planning on the Eve of the First World War

  • February 01, 1998
  • COL Adolf Carlson

This paper traces the development of U.S. strategic appreciations, and the planning that went along with them, in the years prior to the American entry into the First World War. In its conclusions, the paper will endeavor to demonstrate the ways in which the challenges faced by that generation of Americans were similar to the ones we face today