The Axis Plan To Invade America In 1942

Published November 14, 2011
Updated January 12, 2018

Axis Plan To Invade America

Taken from the March 2, 1942 issue of Life, these diagrams and maps detailed how the Axis powers could invade North America following Pearl Harbor. The Axis Plan was imagined in 6 Plans (Plan 1 is above):

Plan 2 of the Axis plan to invade America has the Japanese invading the West Coast of America via Pearl Harbor and then California.

Axis Plan To Invade America Map

Plan 3 of of the Axis plan to invade America has the Japanese invading North America through the Panama Canal, then proceeding up through Mexico to the West Coast of the United States.

Japanese Mexico Axis Plan To Invade America

Plan 4 has the combined naval strength of the Axis powers taking over the Atlantic, leading to an eventual invasion of the United States through the Mississippi River.

Axis Power Mississippi Invasion Plan

Plan 5 has the Axis powers invading the United States through Norfolk, Virginia.

Axis Power Invades United States

Plan 6 involves the Nazi’s invading the United States through Canada via the St. Lawrence and Hudson valley’s.

Axis Plan To Invade America Through Canada

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