second reich

  1. Aluma

    PC/AHC: Delayed WWI - Can Imperial Germany go Nazi?

    One thing I often hear here is that World War 1 was inevitable with the upscaling of german military build-up, the alliance system and everything going around the balkans. Another is that Hitler and his gang would have easily been butterflied away from rising to power if any change were to...
  2. Gukpard

    AHC: What is the best Germany can do in 1918 for damage control?

    First, this is after the defeat on the spring offensive. Well, imagine that the German Empire is not going to surrender, but also not going to be buried in ruble like 1945 Germany. What can they do? Imagine you have the power to control the german bureocracy and the political government, how...
  3. Gukpard

    DBWI: What do you think of the second Bismarck?

    First of all, I must say that Herr Hugenberg is the closest a human being can come to a character of the Tin Tin stories by Hergé. Well, Alfred von Hugenberg was the german chancellor from 1933 until his death in 1946, and remains a usually positively figure who did some very negative points...
  4. AHC/WI: Earlier German unification under Prussia?

    As the title says, OTL Germany as a nation unified as one nation in 1871. But what happens if Prussia have succeeded in uniting Germany much earlier than 1871?
  5. German Cinema w/o UFA

    Pretty much everyone who knows anything about the history of film knows about the importance of German cinema in the years following the Great War (roughly 1919-33); what is less known is that one production company, Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft, dominated this industry, and it did so as it...
  6. Best case scenario for the German Empire

    Like the title says, what would be the best cast scenario for the German Empire to survive into the modern world? The German monarchy lost prominence and abdicated after World War 1 and then the revolution. However, this event is one of the main precedents to Nazism and World War 2.
  7. What if Otto Von Bismarck wanted the Republic?

    What if Otto Von Bismarck despised the monarchy and helped establish a German Republic?