1. Neue Sonne Uber Europa: Timeline of events in Africa, 1939-1985

    Neue Sonne Uber Europa is my personal take on an Axis victory scenario, spanning from 1939 to 1985 and depicting a five-way Cold War between Germany, Italy, Japan, the Soviet Union, and the United States. In part one, we covered the timeline of events in Europe, which can be found here...
  2. Neue Sonne Uber Europa: Timeline of events in Europe, 1939-1985

    Neue Sonne Uber Europa is my personal take on an Axis victory scenario, spanning from 1939 to 1985 and depicting a five-way Cold War between Germany, Italy, Japan, the Soviet Union, and the United States. This first part of the timeline will be covering events in Europe, a relatively peaceful...
  3. The King from Baton Rouge - The Long Dynasty and Beyond
    Threadmarks: Preface

    Excerpt from ‘King Huey: 20th Century Folk Hero’ by Jon Meacham and Tim Naftali (2015) …President Huey Long is undoubtedly a major figure in the storied canon of great American folk heroes, from Davy Crockett to the romanticization of Honest Abe Lincoln, ‘King Huey’ will forever remain in the...
  4. TheDoofusUser

    What would a 1953-1961 Disney administration actually look like?

    As I'm sure you all know, A World of Laughter, A World of Tears painted a Walt Disney Presidency in its worst case scenario. Here, I'd like to stay away from the hyperbole and the potential worst case scenario of a two term Disney with some things added for extra flavoring on this question...
  5. Thande

    Look to the West Volume IX: The Electric Circus
    Threadmarks: Intro sequence

    Quick links to published parts Volumes I-V (currently) available for purchase as eBooks(with accompanying media and bonus features) from Sea Lion Press via Amazon and other online purchases. Direct links: Volume I: Diverge and Conquer Volume II: Uncharted Territory Volume III: Equal and...
  6. What if Getúlio Vargas had not committed suicide in 1954?

    Hi, first post here As we know, Getúlio Vargas committed suicide in 1954, ending the Vargas era, but what if he had gotten rid of that idea and decided to face what was to come? What would change in history in Brazil?
  7. willyvereb

    ATL 1950s without nukes? How much would the world change?

    The Manhattan Project and other researches to weaponize nuclear fission fail completely and atomic bombs are never developed. Nuclear reactors are still made and now they don't have any connection to bombs. World War Two concludes relatively similar to how it did in OTL. The current date is...
  8. Gillan1220

    What if the JSDF was rearmed with the Type 4 Chi-To and the Type 3 Chi-Nu medium tank?

    When the JSDF was established in 1954, they were given American hand-me-downs from the uniforms, the M1 Garand, and even the Sherman tanks. Japan at the end of the war had only completed two Type 4 Chi-To medium tanks and over 166 Type 3 Chi-Nu medium tanks. What if the U.S. allowed Japan to...
  9. mspence

    Rock And Roll Without Elvis

    Who besides Elvis might have been a breakthrough artist for rock and roll? Carl Perkins?
  10. K4Four

    Tanah Air : An Indonesian timeline
    Threadmarks: Portal page

    Tanah Air An Indonesian timeline Welcome to the Portal Page for the Tanah Air alternate timeline By Bakso Joko Widodo Coat of Arms of Indonesia Foreword The following timeline is my very first one the site. I’ve worked on it, drafted it stopped working on it, and finally, it reached a...
  11. Slime_blob

    No Magsaysay Presidency, Instead Quirino won reelection, Philippines 1950s

    what will happen if Magsaysay never became president of the Philippines and instead Quirino stayed at president. I had been doing some research about Quirino's presidency and most of his policies are actually good and pro Filipino, believing that the Philippines if recovered wont need the US for...
  12. Rebel With an Effect: An Alternate 1950s and Beyond (Collaborative TL)

    Near Cholame, California September 30, 1955 Inside his black and white Ford Tudor, Donald Turnupseed leaned his head back and let out a sigh of relief. Whoo, he thought. That could've been ugly. They say any accident you can walk away from is a good one. Of course, that's in relative terms...
  13. Let Us Win Through Together [Redux]: A British Politics TL
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Introduction Today marks the 71st anniversary of the 1950 general election, one of the most significant of the post war period. Although there was no change of government, a strong swing towards the Conservatives almost wiped out Labour's landslide majority of 1945, and made Labour's eventual...
  14. W.I North American XF-108 Rapier put into service?

    The North American XF-108 Rapier was far ahead when it was conceived in 1950s, so much so it wouldn't look out of place in the 1980s. But the 108 was cancelled due to insufficient funds, over running and the threat changing from Soviet bombers to ICBM. It was not in vain as the 108 derivative...
  15. mspence

    Egyptian Revolution Fails

    Don’t open a door that you won't be able to close.-Arab proverb WI the revolution hadn't succeeded; what happens to Nasser, etc, not to mention the Suez Canal?
  16. Let Us Win Through Together: A British Politics Wikibox tl
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: The 1950 general election

    Let Us Win Through Together a British Politics Wikibox tl by gaitskellitebevanite Chapter 1 Labour’s victory in the June 1950 election is now considered a foregone conclusion, but Labour was not always likely to win a second term. Opinion polls through 1948 and 1949 were bleak...
  17. Zyobot

    Post-WW2 Election: Dwight Eisenhower Vs. Franklin Roosevelt

    Having guided the nation through the Great Depression and led it to the cusp of victory during World War Two, Franklin D. Roosevelt had--time and again--proven himself as an insurmountable candidate, having won all four times that he ran for office and building a legacy as one of America's most...
  18. JEF_300

    Japanese Military in 1949

    Let's assume that MacArthur decides, for whatever reason, that retaining the relatively high paying jobs in Japan's military-industrial complex is vital to rebuilding Japan, and the Japanese military is reorganized into the Japan Self-Defense Forces in either late 1945 or early 1946, rather...
  19. DBWI: Have brutalism become a main architectural style

    During the 1950s, the architectural idea of "brutalism", with a focus on utilitarian and minimalist buildings that showcased the bare materials of the construction and visible structural elements instead of decorative designs, became something of a fad in the West before fading into obscurity...
  20. Following through with Retrofuturism

    Retrofuturism, how we thought the world would look in the future, back in the 1950s. It's very good looking, and if you look at some of the posters you might want to have followed through with it. However, we never followed through, maybe due to very high expectations for the time, which is very...