1918

  1. GauchoBadger

    WI: Ottoman defeat at the Battle of Baku (1918)

    I was watching a new episode from the Youtube The Great War series, which led me to this scenario. The Battle of Baku, right at the end of World War I's Caucasian Campaign, was a rather fierce engagement between the forces of the Ottoman Empire's Army of Islam on one side, and a coalition...
  2. Whiteshore

    Leadership of a Communist Germany

    In a scenario where the Spartakists successfully took power in 1918-19, creating a German People's Republic, who would be the leaders of such a Communist Germany be? Would there be a single dictator on top or would it be more of a "government by committee" dealie where the leader of such a...
  3. GauchoBadger

    WI: Turkey crushes Armenia in 1918

    IOTL, at the end of World War I, Turkey was allowed a free hand in the Caucasian Isthmus after the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk and the Treaty of Batum, which stipulated that the Ottoman Empire was allowed freedom of movement of goods and persons through the territory of the modern Republic of...
  4. GauchoBadger

    WI: German Spring Offensive focuses on Amiens

    The german high command in 1918, wary of the imminent entry of the US in the war, decided to try and knock off the entente as quick as possible before the americans could enter instead of offering peace negotiations. The subsequent series of manoeuvers was known as the Spring Offensive...
  5. A Native American "Easter Rising", 1918

    Native American resistance what if's come up fairly regularly on the board, and, as I often respond, I don't think there is any real chance for North American Natives to effectively resist European encroachment past maybe the mid 18th century. That said, an interesting, if rather depressing...
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