America's Planned War on Britain: Revealed

America's Planned War on Britain: Revealed

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Hidden deep inside the American National Archives there's a highly classified document once considered as the most sensitive on Earth. In 1930 America crafted an elaborate plan for war with the "Red Empire" - the most deadly enemy. But America's enemy in this conflict was not the Soviet Union, or Japan... it was not even Nazi Germany. Plan "Red" was a code word for a massive war with Britain and all her colonies.

The plan came up during the great depression, amid expansion of evil regimes around the world, and at turbulent times when even some in America have been deluded by dark forces. This documentary will reveal how such an astonishing document came to be written and who would have won if it had been put into practice. It will show how America's greatest ally almost became their deadliest enemy.

Ward didn't a break out between Britain and America in the 1930's, but there were times when they came closer than you might imagine, as American journalist Peter Carlson was to discover. He was on a visit to the American National Archives in Washington DC when he found himself entering a strange and unsettling world.

Lying untouched for years the plan "Red" contains detailed preparations for a massive war between America and the British Empire. It shows where they would fight, what troops would be needed and how the battles would unfold. Throughout the plan the Americans refer to themselves as "blue" while the British are "reds."

The British Empire at the beginning of the 20th century was the greatest the world had ever seen, but this did cause some resentment. We now think of Britain and America as having a special relationship. After all they did fight side by side in two world wars. But at the start of the 20th century the two countries have been at each others' throats for well over a hundred years, and much of the fighting had taken place in the British dominion of Canada.

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pascal.ms
pascal.ms
3 years ago

what is the musique in this video

Robby Daniels
Robby Daniels
3 years ago

All I know is that if a war like this erupted not knowing how long it would last plus what actually happened in the following years with ww11 were to happen would be very messed up who knows how things would be or if the things that happened during ww11 would have even happened who knows just a crazy thought I suppose

Jimmy F.
Jimmy F.
5 years ago

I would say, over all this is a good video. And don’t loose it, because peace is never forever. And should we the U. S. A. need to defend or assault the United Kingdom Then we’re there. ??

Pops
Pops
6 years ago

LISTEN to the documenteary properly. Britain had no plan/intentions of giving up Canada that was the hypothetical outcome of the presenters. The only plan BELONGED to the U.S.A , who in my opinion only had eyes on Canada no other reason than becoming the United States of North America , but an inevitable conflict with Britain would ensue . As a previous comment said did they think the Canadians would just role over , then think again!

Zyzygie
Zyzygie
7 years ago

Well there you go then... At least Russia and China can take comfort that they're in good company... Nowadays Britain and the US are the best of friends... Isn't that right?

Griffin
Griffin
7 years ago

The USA is and always has been the Crown Corporations bitch.

Windspirit
Windspirit
8 years ago

Well...what they missed is that the Aussies would have been involved in this...meaning another 1-2 mil Solders that would have kicked US butt.

Thomas
Thomas
8 years ago

Re the war with the Red Empire, we are accused of throwing Canada to the wolves, how could we do that, not even knowing about America's intentions, of course we would have gone to Canada's assistance, as we had ships all over the world and with the largest mercantile fleet in the world, we could have shipped in a great many troops, yes, we are a shadow of our former self, and hated around the world, or should I say, WAS!!, America is now the most powerful country in the world, and has taken the honour of being the most hated country, and I get NO PLEASURE in saying that, we owe you a lot, and I can assure you we are very Grateful, and bare in mind, we are the best Damned ally you have, so lets not go thowing stupid useless crap at each other, just because some people have a beef against each other, those kind of people deserve to be ignored, the past is past, lets go forward together, always as allies, TOM.

Terroantula
Terroantula
9 years ago

I'd just side with Germany tbh and tell them not to let Albert Einstein to leave lol.

bluetortilla
bluetortilla
9 years ago

Why would this surprise anyone? In politics friends and foes are not made out of principles but out of convenience.

noboundryman
noboundryman
9 years ago

A "legal" war against Britain might be a good idea, if you ask me. The City of London, is stealing hundreds of billions of tax dollars from Governments, from Washington to Kinshasa, and poor countries around the world, feeding criminal drug cartels, and weapons traders, by providing secret offshore tax havens for criminal enterprises to hide their ill gotten gains. It's the biggest open secret in the universe, and it will be stopped someday soon hopefully. 7,000,000,000 people want their money back.

brianbigelow
brianbigelow
9 years ago

You name the sets of countries there are war games between them. This isn't anything out of the ordinary.

shafawn
shafawn
10 years ago

There is a contingency plan for every possible scenario that anyone could think of happening for the sake of national security.

This isn't really an 'oh no' moment...

awful_truth
awful_truth
10 years ago

While this war may have never come to fruition, the plan itself exposes a style of thinking that is unchanged today. When Canada suddenly torched (literally) the Avro arrow, we signed an agreement with the U.S that we would never again develop any major military applications without their approval first. (did you know this?)
Of course Roosevelt was more concerned about the Nazis than Britain, because the corporate world (fascism) tried to overthrow him in a 1936 Coup de tat which was exposed by their own general Smeddly Darlington Butler, who they thought was in their back pocket, since he had pacified so many other nations for their best interests. (referred to himself as 'a gangster for big business')
Ultimately, the 3rd Reich was never destroyed, it was only relocated in the U.S under another name, (capitalism) as was the German scientists who were snuck into the U.S through Mexico, and became major players of the American intelligence agency. (CIA) In essence, all of the tactics that Germany used, were incorporated (pun intended) into the American way of life. Anyone who wishes to resist this 'way of life', (Korea, Vietnam, Iran, Iraq, etc) are faced with alienation, economic sanctions, and you guessed it, war! Is it any wonder these nations will risk anything to get atomic weapons. ("No country can hope to maintain its independence of direction without a nuclear weapon" - John Wheeler - physicist who helped the U.S create the hydrogen bomb)
Since greed (worst of all addictions) is not an act of survival, it is a terrible construct for a viable global community to be based upon. Since the vast majority of people have yet to figure this out, they will be forever manipulated without questioning the hypocrisy of those they choose to follow!

ZeissIkon
ZeissIkon
10 years ago

It stands to reason that if you were the head of US operational planning at the time, then it would be staggeringly unprofessional to not have a worst case scenario plan for war with every country on the planet, from the USSR to Luxembourg, so of course you wouldn't omit to make a plan for conflict with a fellow super power (albeit an ailing one) just because you'd been on the same side in the last major war. The internal politics of other countries can all too easily catch you by surprise, and a long standing ally can quickly become a rival. I bet, as I type this now, there's a budding latter day Buck Turgeson sitting in a back office at the Pentagon furtively drawing up and revising just such "Top Secret" plans for seemingly ludricrous and unlikely wars...

terencegalland
terencegalland
10 years ago

wonder if all the cash that britains government gives out as foreign aid is a kind of protection money or is it compo for bad deeds done?

Phill Pelling
Phill Pelling
10 years ago

How horrible that they would do that, and how horrible we humans are for fighting each other when we are all the same. we all live in one home called Earth. We all squabble and fight like little children and trash the planet like we do our rooms. shame on us all...

Albert Potato
Albert Potato
10 years ago

This is highly classified? The US military has/had war plans for attacking or defending against almost every country during the 20th century and to the present. Japan was Code Yellow, I didn't need to go to the National Archives to dig that nugget up.

a_no_n
a_no_n
10 years ago

Best of luck to them...there's sod all here for them, Thatcher sold off everything that was worth anything.

If the Americans want to police Britains streets on a Friday night once the pubs kick out they are more than welcome to try.

bringmeredwine
bringmeredwine
10 years ago

Thank you for posting this doc. Wow!
You live and you learn.
I was aghast that England was prepared to throw Canada to the wolves. And very pissed off. ( at those evil, greedy men in their war rooms!)
No Canadian would have taken another invasion by the US lying down. We would be a force to be reckoned with, then and now.
You'd have to kill every single one of us first, and we wouldn't go easily, not by a long shot!

1concept1
1concept1
10 years ago

It would have to be self defense for me to fire a shot - on my mothers side our family name in England is Canterbury - Tho I have never been there - I would like to visit England - maybe some day?

Jordan Lebow
Jordan Lebow
10 years ago

Interesting premise.

Pascalore
Pascalore
10 years ago

Look up "All Presidents Related" on Youtube to find out that regardless of the presented material, blood is thicker than water.