1. Chapman

    WI: 1983 Oklahoma City Bombing?

    On April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols committed the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history. Fueled by anti-government hatred, and specifically resentment over the Ruby Ridge incident and the Waco siege, a Ryder truck packed full of explosives was detonated at 9:02...
  2. WI: 1983 U.S. Invasion of Grenada Led To World War III?

    What if the U.S. invasion of Grenada led to the start of the Third World War? The POD is the U.S. leadership choosing to impose a military blockade of Cuba in retaliation for their intervention on behalf of Austin's government. At some point Cuban aircraft fire upon a U.S. destroyer and...
  3. Seven Days to the River Rhine: the Third World War - a TL
    Threadmarks: Prologue: The Cold War, 1945-1983.

    I've been working on something new for a while and today I feel ready to post the first small piece of this TL. The topic is the outbreak of a Third World War in 1983, escalating into a full nuclear exchange between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. Seven Days to the River Rhine: the Third World War...
  4. Please delete.
    Threadmarks: Introduction

  5. Plausibility of Labour-Alliance Coalition in a 1983 Hung Parliamnet

    Hi guys. I’m thinking of writing a timeline in which the SDP-Liberal Alliance are able to form a Government in the 1980s. With possible PODs being Tony Benn winning deputy leadership of the Labour Party, the Alliance maintaining its initial momentum, humiliation in the Falklands or no Falklands...
  6. AHC: Micheal Foot wins 1983 UK General Election

    Fairly self-explanatory challenge; make Michael Foot lead the Labour Party to victory in the 1983 election. I'm pretty relaxed about when the POD is, so if you want to have a different PM to Thatcher that's fine. Interested to hear people's thoughts
  7. Their Empire Style: A Brief Account of the Ares State

    THEIR EMPIRE STYLE A Brief Account of the Ares State Pax ** This is a timeline written from the perspective as if the events detailed had actually happened. In terms of style, it very roughly follows that of William L. Shirer's The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, though his expertise...
  8. Photos from 1983: Doomsday

    I thought I'd do a thread for people who want to put up photos for the popular Alternate History scenario 1983: Doomsday. Anyone interested?
  9. Gorrister

    TLIAM: Somewhere in Between
    Threadmarks: Intro + Shite Convo

    Somewhere In Between The story of the Rt. Honourable Paddy Ashdown's Government. [Taken from 'Soldier of War, Soldier of Politics - Memoirs' by Paddy Ashdown, Random House 2009] '...My first proper flirtation with parliament was when I was selected to fight the formidable Alan Clark in...