Expansion operations and planning of the Axis Powers

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Imperial Japan
Kingdom of Italy

Planning for global territorial expansion of the Axis Powers; Germany, Italy and Japan, progressed before and during the Second World War. This included some special strike plans against the Allied nations (with similar intentions to the James Doolittle raid special Allied Strike).

Operational plans of Germany and Italy[edit]



Original German Barbarossa plan

Operational plans of Japan[edit]

Listed below are operations and invasion plans of the Japanese Empire from 1929-1942:



See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kurt Mehner, Germany. Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, Bundesarchiv (Germany). Militärarchiv, Arbeitskreis für Wehrforschung. Die Geheimen Tagesberichte der Deutschen Wehrmachtführung im Zweiten Weltkrieg, 1939-1945: 1. Dezember 1943-29. Februar 1944. p.51 (in German). [1]
  2. ^ a b Stanley G. Payne (1987). The Franco regime, 1936-1975. Univ of Wisconsin Press, p. 314.[2]
  3. ^ Colin F. Baxter (1996). The war in North Africa, 1940-1943: a selected bibliography. Greenwood Press, p. 31. [3]