Taken from a March 1942 edition of Life magazine, these maps envision the potential routes of invasion by the Axis powers of the United States during World War 2.
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.
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.
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.
Plan 5 has the Axis powers invading the United States through Norfolk, Virginia.
Plan 6 involves the Nazi’s invading the United States through Canada via the St. Lawrence and Hudson valley’s.