After Hitler's coma and death, Heusmann was named Acting Chancellor until the Party could meet to elect Hitler's successor. Heusmann falsified reports that Hitler was poisoned by Japanese agents in Berlin. Going through with this falsification of facts, Heusmann and his subordinates started to draft plans to retaliate against the Japanese Empire. Their plan was split into three phases where the Japanese were expected to capitulate to the Nazis within two weeks.
Phase OneAt 19:00, Heusmann was to give the command to launch U-Boats and silo-launched nuclear missiles at selected Japanese cities in Asia and Pacific States. These targeted cities included San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle, Pearl Harbor, Manila, Yokohama, Kamchatka, and Vladivostok. Tokyo, would be later added on the list of targets at the urging of Heusmann. Phase One would be completed within 15 minutes after launch.
After the strikes on the primary targets, long-ranged nuclear bombers would target secondary cities within the Japanese Empire and associated states. These cities included Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Anchorage in the Pacific States as well as Osaka, Delhi, Bangkok, and Peking (Beijing) in Asia, along with other unnamed targets. Phase Two would be completed within six hours after initial launch.
After all the nuclear strikes that occurred on the primary and secondary targets, the Nazis would then launch a massive ground and marine invasion on three fronts: North America, East Asia, and the Pacific. On the North American front, German forces planned to cross through the Neutral Zone to occupy the Pacific States. In Asia, forces from the Eastern German territories would invade disputed territory between the two empires in Asia and push eastward into India, Southeast Asia, China and Siberia. A simultaneous naval invasion from the Pacific Ocean would move to invade and occupy Japanese Pacific territories (Hawaii, Australia, New Zeland, the Phillipines, etc) as well as the Japanese Home Islands. The overwhelming surprise attack was expected to force Japan to surrender within two weeks and cause upwards of 19+ million Japanese deaths. The Nazis were expected to suffer only hundreds of thousands of deaths, mainly in America due to sturdt defenses.