cold war

  1. Rump State of Poland in Western Europe

    Size: 7429 km² After the Second World War, the Polish government (Second Republic) in exile received an occupation zone in Germany, despite the protests of the Soviet Union. In flocked hundreds of thousands of newly freed Polish refugees in search for a new home. In the following peace, Poland...
  2. Georgy Malenkov led the USSR?

    For a brief time after Stalin's death in 1953, Georgy Malenkov was the most powerful man in the Soviet Union, holding the positions of Premier and General Secretary of the CPSU at the same time. However, this much power concentrated in the hands of one man alarmed the Politburo, which forced him...
  3. kubitschek

    Order and Progress: A Brazilian TL
    Threadmarks: Note

    Order and Progress A Brazilian TL by kubitschek NOTE Hello! I have been a lurker for quite a time since the past months, and I have finally decided to write my first timeline. As such, I would love to receive, especially from the Brazilian community present here, any constructive criticism...
  4. Bomster

    WI: Soviet Union democratizes under Khrushchev?

    Now I know this is probably ASB, but what if Krushchev, as part of de-Stalinization and wishing to “free the Soviet people”, reforms the USSR into a freer, more democratic nation by the late 50s, early 60s? Like a sort of earlier glasnost and perestroika. How would the Cold War change? Would the...
  5. DBWI :WI The Soviet Union Had Not Liberated Everything Up To Brussels , The Czechoslovakian Coup Had Not Failed & There Was No Fertile Crescent Plan?

    Would Italy have lost her territories gained during the war(like Savoy, Corsica, Cattaro, Dalmatia and Lubiana)? Would have Yugoslavia not being divided into East and West ? What else would have happened? Would have Kingdom of Syria exist today? What are your thoughts about it?
  6. Bomster

    AHC: Back in the USSA

    Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to somehow plausibly create the scenario depicted in Back in the USSA, a world where the 20th century destinies of America and Russia are flipped.
  7. news of what actually happened during Operation Morthor was leaked to the press a year later

    What if through some dumb luck files and records of what actually happened during Operation Morthor was leaked to the press of not just how bad the operation went but also the huge costs and scapegoats used especially Siege of Jadotville? what would be the response of the public? What kind of...
  8. Perón isn't overthrown in 1955, completes his second term?

    With a POD after 1951, could Argentine president Juan Perón do something to prevent the military coup that led to decades of instability, more coups, and dictatorships, the most brutal one by far being the National Reorganization Process? Could he have done something to diminish or perhaps...
  9. NATO Equivalents to Hungary 1956 and Czechoslovakia 1968

    Which NATO countries could've attempted to break away from the American sphere of influence during the Cold War, and would subsequently be occupied by the US Military and it's other NATO allies? In other words, which countries are most the most likely candidates for a NATO version of Hungary...
  10. A Better Post-WWII Italy & Rest Of The World
    Threadmarks: The Point Of Divergences : A Discussion

    One thing that I wonder is why lots of threads discuss just one POD instead of multiples. I for my timeline want to do multiples and want to know your opinions. Canada actually owns the Carribbean and Falklands when a jokes gets serious and taken to parliament and passes (barely) Rhodesia joins...
  11. A Time For Greatness: The Alternate Presidency of John F. Kennedy and beyond
    Threadmarks: The Election of 1960

    Kennedy's first choice On the afternoon of July 14, 1960, Democratic Presidential nominee John F. Kennedy made official his chosen running mate for that year's election - Missouri Senator Stuart Symington. The decision was not especially surprising - as Kennedy and Symington had a strong...
  12. AstroRangerBeans

    When the World Pulls the Brake - An Alternate History of Spain and the Cold War TL
    Threadmarks: Prelude

    Disclaimer: I do not offend anyone based on political views/beliefs or those with historical perspective but I want to create a TL involving alternate Spanish Republic and the Cold War with the surviving Soviet Union/Sovereign Union and its allies of Warsaw-Beijing Pact surviving as well as how...
  13. Mexico reforms in the 1970s?

    So I've made some research on prominent Mexican politicians during the 1960-70s, the most authoritarian years of PRI's perfect dictatorship, mostly because I was inspired by @Roberto El Rey's excellent TL. I eventually stumbled upon the name of Carlos Alberto Madrazo Becerra, who was governor of...
  14. A Different 2020 : Lessons Of History With Professor Tristan Mordrelle

    Hello, this me trying a TL for the first time. It's going to be a bit dystopic and a bit ...more lighter in some places. It will be amateurish for the simple reason I don't know much about some stuff except bit and pieces. I do accept feedback and adapt to feedback as I can. Some of the "story"...
  15. Brky2020

    NCIS: Countdown to Looking Glass (the final version)
    Threadmarks: Part One: Chapter 1

    Countdown to Looking Glass: An NCIS story An alternate history fictional story set in a world combining the NCIS universe with aspects of the DC Comics multiverse To my parents, who always told me I could be anything I wanted to be The Cold War continues into the 21st century and is on...
  16. North and South Iran in the Cold War

    The other day I read about the Iran Crisis of 1946. What if things turned out differently and the country was split into a Northern Communist part and a non-Communist Southern part? Would the split last? Would there come a proxy war? Does the 1979 Revolution (or something similar) still happen...
  17. Guatemalan Nat-Synd

    The vanguards of the sovereign peoples: A Cold War thread.

    4/07/1949, Beirut, Lebanon. "Early in the morning, our brave comrades of the party stormed the vast majority of government buildings, including the presidential palace, capturing the president and executing him for his treason against the Syrian people, now Lebanon is free from imperialism...
  18. the Imperium of Canada

    So how might the Cold War play out if the Soviet Union is far better off by the end of World War II?

    So let's just go with the scenario @ObssesedNuker laid out in the Best possible performance for the Soviet Union in WW2 thread from years ago. So under these circumstances and assuming World War 3 is avoided, how will TTL's Cold War likely differ from OTL? Let's assume Uncle Joe croaks in...
  19. SunKing105

    What happens to Korea in the event that Japan does not surrender?

    Most discussions about Operation Downfall revolve around the affects on Japan itself and America, but I want to explore what happens to Korea in the event of a successful Kyujo coup, the atomic bombs being delayed, or other PODs although it is understandable the relative lack of focus on there...
  20. ChadMachine999

    What if the Seadragon was built and used?

    What would happen if the Seadragon was built and used during the 1960's and 1970's. How would it change the history of the space race and space exploration?
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