In the first decade of this century, the Naval War College played a leading role in the newly institutionalized war planning process. One of the first plans, and the first transoceanic plan, was the Orange Special Situation against Japan.
"The Naval War College and the Origins of War-Planning Against Japan,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 33
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol33/iss4/5