US Color Coded War Plans
(1904-1939)

Created approximately
12 February 2009

Minor Updates
4 April 2017

COLOR CODE

COUNTRY

Bl (No color)

Brazil (1904)

Ci (No color)

Chile (1904)

Ca (No color)

Colombia (1904)

Dk (No color)

Denmark (1904)

Hd (No color)

Holland (1904)

Va (No color)

Venezuela (1904)

BLUE

Generic Mobilization Plan

BLACK

Germany

ORANGE

Japan

RED

Great Britain

CRIMSON

Austria (1904)

CRIMSON

Canada

SCARLET

Australia

GARNET

New Zealand

RUBY

Indian Empire

WHITE

France (1904)

GOLD

France

SILVER

Italy

OLIVE

Spain

GREEN

Russia (1904)

GREEN

Mexico

BROWN

Netherlands East Indies

PURPLE

U.S.S.R.

LEMON

Portugal

CITRON

Brazil

SAFFRON

China (1904)

YELLOW

China

YELLOW

Spain (1904)

INDIGO

Iceland

EMERALD

Eire

GRAY

Italy (1904)

GRAY

Azores

GRAY

Combination of Caribbean Countries

TAN

Cuba

VIOLET

China Intervention

WHITE

U.S.A.
(Domestic)

RAINBOW

Actions under the auspices of the League of Nations

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