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  1. Alternate Armoured Vehicles of Nations

    The T249 Vigilante was a prototype 37 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) designed as a replacement for the Bofors 40 mm gun and M42 Duster in US Army service. The system consisted of a 37 mm T250 six-barrel Gatling gun mounted on a lengthened M113 armored personnel carrier platform with...
  2. The glory that was ANZAC

    The ships sailed silently along the dark coast of the Gallipoli Peninsular. They bore men from a distant country, come to invade this one to further the designs of leaders in a different one, to help further their war aims to aid a fourth. "Right! Boats out!" Came the whispered words of...
  3. 3 July 1988

    On 3 July 1988, Iran Air 655 took off from Bandar Abbas, Iran, bound for Dubai, across the Gulf in the United Arab Emirates. Its flight path, along the recognised air corridor passed close to the position of the USS Vinciennes, inside Iranian waters in the Strait of Hormuz. Commanded by...
  4. Reagan impeached

    What would be the consequences of Reagan having been impeached over the Iran-Contra affair? Say if Fawn Hall hadn't been quite so devoted to Ollie North and revealed the truth that Reagan had ordered North to divert funds to the Contras. Instead of shredding the documents that she admitted...
  5. Argentina less restrained during the Falklands War

    As a counterpoint to the thread about the British restraint during the Falklands/Malvinas War, this thread can discuss what might have happened if the Argentines had been less restrained. One alternative scenario I have had knocking around in my head for a long time is what if, as a point of...
  6. Remember Eureka!

    Remember Eureka! text by “Rickshaw” Profiles by “Apophenia” 1854 is the point of departure for this counterfactual history of the Great Southern Land. Why 1854? Well, 1854 was the year that the Eureka Stockade happened. One of only three attempts at insurrection against the Crown in the...
  7. Land of the Rising Sun

    [This is my first thread, so please be gentle! :)] Land of the Rising Sun During 1960, Nigeria became independent of the United Kingdom. Similar to other new African states, the borders of the country were not drawn according to earlier territories. Hence, the northern desert region of the...
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