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  1. Why did Socialist Czechoslovakia's Economy perform worse than East Germany?

    Czechoslovakia was one of the world's most industrialized nations in the interwar, with economic performance and standards of living that were on par with the Western European nations. At the beginning of the Cold War it continued to be the most economically developed and productive Eastern Bloc...
  2. Veneco

    The Smoking Fish: A Wikibox TL
    Threadmarks: The Smoking Fish - Cover and Prologue

    The Smoking Fish: A Wikibox TL An alternate history of Venezuela, the United States and the world in the 21st century Prologue "When an English voter wants a change in the politics of the conservative government in office, all they have to do is vote for the Labor candidate. The differences...
  3. The British Empire

    Wikipedia Infobox Shitpost Thread (No Current Politics)

    Exactly what's said on the tin. No current politics until I can contact Ian or a mod.
  4. Władysław Jagiełło marries Catherine of Pomerania. How is Poland and Kalmar Union affected?

    Jogaila's second wife Anna of Cili wasn't very healthy, so let's assume she dies during late 1405, over decade earlier than IOTL, leaving no children. King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania is thus in need to find another spouse and agewise best candidates are: -Elizabeth of Görlitz, niece...
  5. Hindustani Person

    The Tiger of Samarkand
    Threadmarks: The Young King

    Part One: The Young King Above: Padshah Babur of the Timurid Empire In the year 1504, the city of Samarkand was won back by a joint force of the Timurid and Safavid empires, who had successfully defeated the Shaybanids. The leader of these Timurids, a young man named Babur, literally meaning...
  6. ST15RM

    ST15RM's Handy Dandy Basemap Size Comparison (or SHDBSC)

    so, i've been thinking, hey, wouldn't it be cool if i made a size comparison image to compare all the basemaps of ah.com? so i made this... thing. as you can tell, it ain't done. so far, i will list all these basemap families (with their respective colors). WorldA/QBAM(and derivatives) will go...
  7. The British Empire

    The National Republic of Amuaplye - ASB Wikibox TL
    Threadmarks: National Republic of Amuaplye

    This is a place where I can put maps, graphics, and wikiboxes about a fictional nation: Amuaplye. We'll start off with the basics: This is the thread for if you want to submit suggestions. PMs and replies in the Wikibox thread will do. I don't really know what to put for a writeup, though.
  8. Odinson

    Bring the Jubilee: Filling the Gaps
    Threadmarks: Aftermath of the War: United States

    Hi there! I was a big fan of the novel Bring the Jubilee, but I’ve always wondered what happened between Gettysburg and 1950, so I thought that I’d write a timeline to fill in the gaps so to speak. Anyhow, I present Bring the Jubilee: Filling in the Gaps 1860-1885 Abraham Lincoln, first and...
  9. Roman Suez Canal - Was it Possible?

    There was no need for locks since the Mediterranean and the Red Sea are level, so if an Emperor like Augustus or Trajan ordered one built and had 20,000 men put to work on it, it would be finished eventually wouldn't it, even if it fell to one of their successors to finish it? This analysis I...
  10. What if the French Navy used its explosive shells in 1798?

    As related in Science and Polity in France: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years, the French had a multi-year program for developing incendiary and explosive shells, principally intended for the navy. Extensive tests with the explosive shells in 1798 at Meudon, using 1794/95 produced ordinance...
  11. weaverj

    TL 191 DBWI: Which Timelines on this site do you reccomend?

    Howdy Y'all! I am CarpenterH and I am new to this site. I was wondering which TLs on this site are considered "the best" and reccomend for those interested in Counterfactual History, such as myself(1)? I've read the Novelization of "The European-Confederate War" and "Decisive Darkness" already...
  12. Preparing France for Fashoda?

    Most of the time Fashoda, the colonial crisis in Sudan, in alternate history is used as a way for the British to launch a desultory smack down of the French. To reverse that, with a POD of an intense colonial crisis which directs French attention towards Britain and unites French policies in...
  13. Tomislav Addai

    Religious M-BAM project

    The Religious map was done almost completely by me (though not completed, lacking Volga Federal District, most of China, Subsaharan Africa and South America. As @Redcoat was asking, is there support for such a project like this one? The basic resources : The Universal Religious Colour Scheme...
  14. Tales Weaver

    The Starry Flight: an Aviation TL
    Threadmarks: OP

    well.. here is my first TL. please enjoy. this TL deals with the POD of Samsung purchase attempt of Fokker. In OTL, it failed as Hanjin and Daewoo didn't participate in the consortium, but in This TL, it succeeds. well.. enjoy the TL.
  15. Ideologies and policies of Buddhist Communism?

    While Communism and religion have traditionally been opposed, this hasn't stopped there from being occasional Christian/Islamic socialist movements. Buddhism has similarly occasionally had its own socialist ideas, and furthermore enjoys the advantage that it does not inherently believe in a god...
  16. Alternate French diplomacy for the Interwar

    Historically, French diplomatic strategy in the Interwar period was based on two pillars: a)Attempting to contain Germany b)Preserving an alliance or at least entente with the United States and particularly the United Kingdom The end result of this was arguably successful, in that despite a...
  17. Hungary takes the lead from Austria

    If there's no Great War or any other significant disrupting factor, then what do you think, when could Hungary raise to become both economically and politically more powerful, than the Austrian side of the Austro-Hungarian Empire? Any sceniario ideas about how would the shift in power play out...
  18. AHC: USS Constitution sees action

    With any PoD after 1900, have the USS Constitution - the same wooden-hulled sail-powered USS Constitution as iOTL - see action in a war. Bonus points if it survives. Even more bonus points if it can somehow have a notable impact on the war. Right now, I'm thinking of a British-led invasion of...
  19. French Conquest of Sicily 1808

    In 1808 a French fleet was supposed to set out from Toulon (it was also joined by the Rochefort squadron, although the Cadiz and Lorient squadrons could not reach the sea, which brought it up to 10 ships of the line) with the objective of winning control of the Strait of Messina for the short...
  20. WI: Russian Malta

    During the negotiations for the Third Coalition in 1805, one of Russia's demands for entering the coalition was that Malta be evacuated by Britain. The British, desperate to have Russia as an ally, ultimately accepted to this, and prepared to seize Minorca from Spain instead as an alternative...
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