cold war

  1. Gillan1220

    What if the Japanese battleship Nagato was reactivated and pressed JMSDF service?

    I have been thinking about this scenario for quiet some time now. So basically at the end of the war, Japan still had a few ships such as unfinished battleships, carriers, and submarines at the shipyards at the time of the Empire's surrender to the Allies. All of these became property of the...
  2. DBWI: Screw American-Vietnamese relations

    Since the start of the Cold War, Vietnam has been one of the United States' closest allies in Southeast Asia. This is remarkable in that it was probably the only communist nation friendly to the West, including France its former colonizer. How could we make Vietnam another communist nation...
  3. Death in Tehran (Redux)
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: Unternehmen Weitsprung (29 November 1944)

    Chapter 1: Unternehmen Weitsprung Soviet Embassy in Tehran, Iran 29 November 1943, 11.04 General Secretary Joseph Stalin entered the room, looking at President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill as he greeted them and sat down on the chair. The looks the three men exchanged reflected...
  4. Andrew Boyd

    WI: USA vs UK Cold War

    This is sort of a sequel to a thread I posted earlier. Long story short is, what would be the effects of a Cold War that pitted the US vs the British Empire.
  5. Unified Yugoslavia Team at Euro 92?

    With the events of states in Eastern Europe gaining independence in the early 90s (Slovakia, Ukraine, Georgia) some of the major football tournaments at the time had representative teams made up of players from various independent states such as Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS: Russia...
  6. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: What If The Warlord Period Ended?

    China has had a long and varied history of unification, division, conquest, etc. But the Qing Collapse has led to one of the longest divisions in chinese history. After the defeat of the Japanese in ww2, the chinese civil war was back on, and neither America or Russia could let the other side...
  7. Whiteshore

    WI: Expelled Germans all sent to East Germany

    What if, the Soviets and the Poles, during the expulsion of the Germans from Pomerania and Silesia, decided to forcibly send all the expelled Germans to the Soviet Occupation Zone instead of allowing them to move to the Western Allied occupation zones? How do the two Germanies develop with all...
  8. Gukpard

    Could "Trick Dicky" Nixon rule during the 80s if he ends his second therm well?

    So, you got some examples in latim american history of figures that rule for a while and then return after a few decades, like Perón (1946-1955, then relected in 1972-1973) Vargas in Brazil (1930-1945, then reelected 1951-1954), Carlos Ibanez from Chile ( dictator 1927-31, elected 1952-1958). I...
  9. a post war history of the Scandinavian Union

    This timeline is going to focus on union between the Scandinavian countries formed in the aftermath of a slightly different second world war in which Sweden is also invaded by Germany along with Denmark and Norway. (Finland might join after the Cold War is over but I am getting ahead of myself)...
  10. Gukpard

    What if the Social Democrats rebuilt Germany?

    OTL Germany was rebuilt on a christian democrat fashion with social liberal tendencies, as the government kept social conservatism with worker's rights and adopted economical ordoliberalism. On another hand, we had the growing dirigism on most of the third world, with places like Korea, Japan...
  11. Gukpard

    What if the Social Democrats rebuilt Germany?

    OTL Germany was rebuilt on a christian democrat fashion with social liberal tendencies, as the government kept social conservatism with worker's rights and adopted economical ordoliberalism. On another hand, we had the growing dirigism on most of the third world, with places like Korea, Japan...
  12. Sarthak Bikram Panta

    1950s British Economic Sanity Options and its Butterflies

    Now many threads regarding sanity options have been done, mainly (read: all) revolving around WW2 and WW1. However how about a Sanity option thread regarding British economics from exactly 1st Jan, 1950. Also discuss potential economic policies that would have been good and beneficial for...
  13. Sarthak Bikram Panta

    Conflict in the Mountains.

    Recent writings of a RAW chief showed that India planned an invasion of Terai of Nepal in 1971 after Nepal formalized trade relations and military connections with the PRC. However due to Indira Gandhi's jingoistic attitude and the fairly small yet modern Nepali Army at the time, The Indian...
  14. SealTheRealDeal

    AHC: a proxy war in name only

    There were a lot of proxy wars during the Cold War. For most of these the superpowers limited their involvement to economic/material aid and advisors. However there are a couple instances of the super powers deploying large expeditionary forces to intervene on behalf of their side in a proxy...
  15. Gukpard

    WI the far right brazilian coup of 1977 succeded?

    During the brutal 1964-85 military dictatorship in Brazil we had some factions inside the government, the main two being the Sorbonne (right wing authoritarian) and the Hardline (far right militaristic), the first wanted a tactic of "surgical interference", where the government should be ruled...
  16. British Biscuit

    WI: Portugal wins the Colonial War?

    Despite facing backlash and criticism both at home and abroad over the wars in Angola, Guinea & Mozambique, the Portuguese Armed Forces were reported to have been rather successful on the battlefield in at least 2 out of the 3 theaters...
  17. Sarthak Bikram Panta

    The American/European Split

    Alright, this is implausible, but not ASB so bear with me, what if after the Suez Crisis Britain and America become like OTL America and France with a psuedo Anglo-American split. OTL The Suez crisis did leave a serious burn mark towards America from Britain considering when America asked for...
  18. Rawhide Down!

    President Reagan Shot! - NBC News-March 30th 1981 Chaos. The only word that can describe the Capital today. All our nation holds it breath as it awaits an answer to this stunning development. Several citizens of the D.C. area were asked to give comment and the only words that were...
  19. Reverse Cold War: Anime in Communist Japan

    Lets just say the Cold War was reversed where the Bolshevik revolution fails in Russia, but there is also an attempt to over throw the United States government and turn it Communist and they succeed. Now in my version of a reverse Cold War, China and Japan would've switched roles with a civil...
  20. WI: Communist America, Capitalist Russia

    This is just a rewrite of the history of America playing role of the Soviet Union In the world of a Reverse Cold War where the Bolshevik revolution fails in Russia, and Russia stays a monarchy and keeps Capitalism. But the Tsarist Autocracy is abolished and Russia becomes a Constitutional...
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