Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck of the East : A story of World War 2 in Tibet

1939 : Heinrich Harrer gets taken as a POW in India during an expedition to the Himalayas
1940 : Harrer and Peter Aufschnaiter escapes the POW camp. They make it to Tibet
1940 : While in Tibet, Harrer meets several anti Chinese Tibetans. Harrer takes advantage of this and decides to contribute to his country’s war effort by organizing an guerrilla war against the Allies to “liberate the Tibetan people” Harrer create propaganda convincing the Tibetans that the Allies intend on colonizing Tibet and strikes fear in Tibetans’s hearts.
1940 : Tibetans transport Harrer and Aufschnaiter to Lhasa.
1940 : Harrer meets the young Dalai Lama. He takes advantage of this situation to indoctrinate the young Dalai Lama with Nazi ideology.
1941 : Harrer and his guerrilla army raid an Indian village near Tibet. The British public is shocked and suspects German agents of doing such things.
1941 : Hitler hears about the raid and is quite pleased. He does not know who caused the raid though.
1941 : Harrer’s guerrillas’s blow up British raidroads in India. The British still do not know who caused it.
1941 : Japan attacks Pearl Harbor and declares war on the USA and Britain. Harrer takes advantage of this and tells the Tibetans that this is the “Holy crusade” Hitler hears about who was behind the raids in British India and is very pleased. He give Harrer the role of general.
1941-1942 : Chinese, British, and American forces invade Tibet under the command of Ma Bufang, Archibald Wavell, and Joseph Stilwell. RAF, USAAF, and Chinese air force units bomb Tibet under direct orders from Chiang. Tibet falls easily.
1942 : Tibet capitulates. General Harrer continues the war under a guerrilla war.
1942 : Tibetans raid an Allied munitions depot in China and steal small arms, AA guns, ect.
1942 : A B-24 gets shot down by Harrer’s guerrillas operating an AA gun
1942 : Harrer’s guerrillas, operating in conjunction with Japanese units advancing into Burma, blow up several British logistical sites
1943 : Under the direct order of William Slim, British army units are ordered to find Harrer

To be continued...
 
1943 : Harrer raids more Indian villages. Anti British Indians are recruited to join Harrer’s guerrilla army
1943 : A B-24 transport loaded with oil is shot down, causing a massive explosion
1943 : Hitler is pleased with Harrer’s guerrilla war that Himmler declares Tibetans are honorary guerrillas
1943 : The Japanese use Harrer’s guerrilla raids to recruit anti colonial natives in occupied lands
1943 : The British fears of anti colonial revolts. Several British units are sent to India incase of needs to suppress an uprising. The Americans are furious about shot down planes and China declares the Tibetan government a terrorist organization
1943 : Harrer meets Bose
 
Why do these people allow themselves to be used by the Germans, sigh... Hope it ends well for them. Interesting story, different than the usual stuff on here.
 
1943 : Harrer is proclaimed the “Lawrence of Arabia of Tibet”
1943 : Muslim uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East happens. Resistance groups in Iraq and Iran cause havok
1943 : Hitler orders the German 6th army in Stalingrad to disperse whatever units possible to the Soviet deep territory. Von Paulus makes a daring escape with whatever men he can escape to wage a guerrilla war behind Soviet lines. The rest of the Germans in Stalingrad are taken as POWs.
1943 : Harrer makes the daring raid to kill Claire Lee Chennault. Chennault dies in an ambush by Harrer’s guerrillas and Chiang is seriously injured. The US population is outraged and FDR swears revenge for the death of Chennault. Both German and Japanese propaganda exploit this for months
1943 : British, American, and Chinese commandos under the leadership of British officer Mike Calvert are ordered to search for Harrer with a big price on his head. Chiang bombs several Tibetan monasteries in retaliation.
1943 : Germany and Italy evacuates German and Italian troops out of Tunisia during the Battle of Tunis. Hitler orders whatever remains of the Afrika Korps in Tunisia to disperse and wage a guerrilla war. Von Arnim wages a guerrilla war across Africa with German and Italian troops leftover in Africa. Italian guerrillas in Ethiopia morale is lifted up high.
1943 : German and Italian guerrillas in North Africa with the help of the local Arab population form bandit groups. Axis bandits rob and plunder the Jewish population. Allied propaganda portray the Germans and Italians as gangsters and American propaganda portrays Mussolini as a mafia boss.
1943 : Warner Bros pictures presents : GI Men

Staring Humphrey Bogart

GI Men is a spectacular picture of brave Allied soldiers combating the greatest organized crime of Europe : the Nazi regime. Watch as the gangsters of Europe rob, loot, and plunder the world in spectacular gunfights. With mob boss Hitler and Mussolini with their henchmen baby killer Goering, big mouth Goebbels, and henchmen Himmler. Big explosive action between the Nazi gangsters of Europe against the GI and the resistance. See the mob boss of Rome Mussolini and his ruthless gangsters create an empire of sin. The caesar who sleeps, steals, and murder innocent people! Never before since Al Capone has organized crime been so organized! Never before since Bonnie and Clyde has fear strikes so hard in people’s hearts! Action! Love! Bravery! Resistance! Betrayal! You would not want to miss this picture! A Warner Bros First National Picture!


1943 : An explosion at the Uralvagonzavod tank factory slows production of the T-34. Von Paulus’s guerrillas claim credit
1943 : Goebbels claims Germany is fighting a war to liberate people around the world from colonialism. Himmler changes German racial laws to fit the new Nazi narrative. Bose forms the European branch of the INA. Many Russians, Mongolians, Arabs, Indians, Ukrainians, Baltic people, ect join the SS. Ribbentrop urges Hitler to create a “Free Russia” that claims to be the legitimate government of Russia and for Germany ti recognize Free Russia as the Legitimate Government of Russia. Hitler cannot accept such a request
1943 : Allies invade Italy. RSI partisans strikes terror across the local population and Allied troops. Several Italian POWs that garrison Italian holdings in Europe that remain loyal to the RSI government as recruited as commandos and strikes terror among the European resistance movements. Tito now has a match of his own.

1943 : Operation Kiebitz : German u boat rescues several German POWs including u boat commander Otto Kretschmer
 
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1943 : Stalin is paranoid about the ongoing Axis guerrilla war. The NKVD commits atrocities against the local populations as a result.
1943 : Anti German, Italian, and Japanese riots in USA. “The Trench Coat riots” happen. Italian American communities are targeted in violence acts. Italian Americans face violence being accused of mafia members. The FBI cracks down on mafia activity. Italian Americans faced forced integration with Anglo American culture.
1943 : The “Battle of Gangtok” happens. Harrer’s guerrilla army annihilates an Indian battalion and uses their weapons as loot and supply.
1943 : British, French, Belgian, Dutch, and American propaganda uses recent massacres to justify colonialism
1943 : No Battle of Kursk, Manstein’s retreat plan happens. Soviets overextend themselves and Germany successfully counterattacks at Kharkov
1943 : Harrer conducts a daring commando raid to kill Louis Mountbatten. Mountbatten dies in a machine gun fire. British morale is struck as a royal family member is killed. German and Japanese propaganda celebrate this for months, depicting Mountbatten as a bloodythirsty imperialist with a whip strangled by a colonial subject
1943 : IRA and Abwehr agents raid Harland & Wolff dockyard in Belfast
1943 : Abwehr exchanges information in USA, Canada, and Latin American nations with pro Axis sympathizers.
1943 : Karl Donitz takes over as head of the Abwehr. Admiral Canaris is arrrested
 
1944 : RSI commandos meet Tito's partisans in an open battle. RSI commandos commit mass atrocities in Yugoslavia
1944 : Hitler begins preparations for an expected Western front
1944 : Abwehr under Karl Donitz begins intelligence mission in Britain for an expected landing in Western Europe. Abwehr conducts a successful counter intelligence program and stop Allied attempts to get double agents. Juan Pujol García is arrested
1944 : Germans drive back in Russia and capture Kursk. The food situation in the USSR is worsening
1944 : Harrer destroys several Allied logistical centers in China and India in anticipation of the Japanese Ichi Go and U Go offensives
 
1944 : Germany, having learnt of the B-29 project and the Manhattan project via the Abwehr, makes significant advances in it’s nuclear program. Germany finalizes the Amerikabomber.
1944 : Japan launches Operation U Go. Japan manages to take Kohima and Imphal. Japan continues to advance
1944 : Germany knows the Allies will land at Normandy. Allies land in Normandy with unexpected amount of resistance. Desperate, the Allies use chemical weapons and napalm. With the Germans choked, Allies secure a beachhead.
1944 : Adolf Hitler is furious that the Allies used chemical weapons. He orders unrestricted use of chemical weapons.
1944 : Germany unleashes chemical weapons in France. The next few weeks in France is World War 1 style combat.
1944 : The first Amerikabomber bombs New York. The American public is shocked at being bombed for the first time in history
1944 : Japan reaches Bengal. With little roads, infrastructure, industry, supplies, and logistics, Japanese troops begin to starve. The Allies launch a counteroffensive and the Japanese are in a brutal retreat. Thousands of Japanese men die from Bengal.
1944 : Harrer receives a special invitation from Hirohito to meet the emperor. Harrer gets set to go to Japan. Peter Aufschnaiter is left in charge of the Tibetan guerrilla army.
 
1944 : Abwehr under Karl Donitz begins intelligence mission in Britain for an expected landing in Western Europe. Abwehr conducts a successful counter intelligence program and stop Allied attempts to get double agents. Juan Pujol García is arrested
How did he get arrested when he never left England?
 

Adeimantus

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Interesting idea, the Nazis showing huge support to anticolonial movements would cause havoc indeed, especially if they made promises in north africa/ middle east, angering mussolini but strengthening their cause in the eyes of Muslims, who we know from otl were semi-aligned with Hitler. Eg hitlers meeting with the grand mufti of Jerusalem, iraq, large presence in Iran ideologically etc. Although not sure how realistic it is for the Nazis leadership to overcome their insane racial ideology and accept ukrainians and slavs as allies more readily than otl. Maybe insane hitler fires his insane doctor Morrell and becomes clearer of mind, unlikely but plausible. Has the holocaust still happened in the same way ittl?
Also just a heads up german aromic bomb production during the war is not really possible, they simply do not have the resources. More interesting would be jet fighter use instead of just firing rockets off to the british isles for no good reason.
 
No, sorry, I meant Muslim countries, particularly those who had reasons to be hostile to western colonisers.
Like the Hausa Kingdoms (then, as now, part of Nigeria) and the Swahili Coast (now mostly Kenya and Tanzania)?
Or the people who loved western colonisers so much that the American military had to switch to higher caliber pistols?
:D
 

Adeimantus

Banned
Like the Hausa Kingdoms (then, as now, part of Nigeria) and the Swahili Coast (now mostly Kenya and Tanzania)?
Or the people who loved western colonisers so much that the American military had to switch to higher caliber pistols?
:D
Im confused as to your question. The places you mentioned werent nations during the timeframe of ww2, they were part of colonial empires and didnt have enough political leadership that could enable themselves to orient themselves alongside Nazi Germany. Iraq Iran and the levant however did align themselves with Nazi Germany iotl. This is what I was referring to. Also I dont know what the reference to America and higher caliber pistols meant..?
 
Im confused as to your question. The places you mentioned werent nations during the timeframe of ww2, they were part of colonial empires and didnt have enough political leadership that could enable themselves to orient themselves alongside Nazi Germany. Iraq Iran and the levant however did align themselves with Nazi Germany iotl. This is what I was referring to. Also I dont know what the reference to America and higher caliber pistols meant..?
India also had the INA and the Philippines had a pro fascist president during the Japanese occupation. There was even a pro Nazi uprising planned in South Africa
 
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