Q: Are we not men?
Cards in Quartermaster General tend to be very literal.
Compare Imperial Designs:
During the Victory step of your turn, gain +1 Victory Point if
a Japanese Army occupies either Iwo Jima or the Philippines.
to Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere:
During the Victory step of your turn, gain +1 Victory Point
for each Army you have in Indonesia, New Guinea, or Southeast Asia.
The first is "gain +1 VP if a Japanese army occupies either..." and the second is "gain +1 VP for each army you have in..."