CMH Pub 4-1 The Framework Of Hemisphere Defense by Stetson Conn; Byron Fairchild. First published, 1960.
"The development of plans to protect the United States and the rest of the Western Hemisphere that concentrates on policy in the three years before Pearl Harbor, the gradual merger of hemisphere defense into a broader national defense policy, the transition to offensive plans after Pearl Harbor, and the military relationships of the United States with other American nations."
The problem of hemisphere defense
The crisis of 1940
The Axis threat
The American response: military policies and plans, 1940-1941
The Atlantic crisis of 1941
From nonbelligerency to war
The shift toward the offensive
General military relations with Latin America
The supply of arms to Latin America
Air defense preparations in Latin America
Military relations with Brazil before Pearl Harbor
The establishment of United States Army forces in Brazil
The United States and Mexico: solidarity and security
The United States and Canada: copartners in defense
The United States and Canada: elements of wartime collaboration.
Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil