Reverse Cold War 2.0

The Australasian War is the Vietnam War Replacement
And the Tibet Invasion is the Afghanistan replacement
Are we talking "1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan", or "2001 American invasion of Afghanistan"?

If the former, I find it hard to believe the UASR would go invade Tibet, a territory right on its enemies' borders, on a very sparse and strained logistical train going through India and the Himalayas, risking genocidal nuclear war with Russia and China because they're right on their doorstep. That's a Defcon 2 moment right there, one minute to midnight on the Nuclear Armageddon clock.
Yeah, the French and British "Empires" are dead. No questions asked. Without the metropoles, there's no way they can survive the 1950s and still hold on to their sprawling empire across Africa. And Russia has better things to do than provide the blood, sweat, and money necessary to hold on to a fragile expanse of land.
It is more for fun
Guessed as much. There are still things that could do with a bit more work.
I originally had Japan as the Germany analogue
At least Japan sort of works as a Germany analog. It still was not as industrialized, but it had considerable military production and a sizeable population, not to mention a strong position in East Asia. All these factors helped it in launching its war on the Allies in the 1940s and helped conquer large chunks of China before that. Poland has none of that.
 
Are we talking "1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan", or "2001 American invasion of Afghanistan"?

If the former, I find it hard to believe the UASR would go invade Tibet, a territory right on its enemies' borders, on a very sparse and strained logistical train going through India and the Himalayas, risking genocidal nuclear war with Russia and China because they're right on their doorstep. That's a Defcon 2 moment right there, one minute to midnight on the Nuclear Armageddon clock.

Yeah, the French and British "Empires" are dead. No questions asked. Without the metropoles, there's no way they can survive the 1950s and still hold on to their sprawling empire across Africa. And Russia has better things to do than provide the blood, sweat, and money necessary to hold on to a fragile expanse of land.

Guessed as much. There are still things that could do with a bit more work.

At least Japan sort of works as a Germany analog. It still was not as industrialized, but it had considerable military production and a sizeable population, not to mention a strong position in East Asia. All these factors helped it in launching its war on the Allies in the 1940s and helped conquer large chunks of China before that. Poland has none of that.
1. American Invasion, Radical Militant Bhuddists seized power

2. OK

3. Japan works better?
 
1. American Invasion, Radical Militant Bhuddists seized power

2. OK

3. Japan works better?
admittedly, for maps like these, with the intent behind them, strict realism is not the intent. Though yes, Japan works as a fascist aggressor better than Poland given a 1900 PoD, because at least by WW1 it had engaged in serious industry-building and had a reputation as a junior world power after it beat the Russians in the Russo-Japanese War. The main things holding it back are a lack of coal and mineral wealth compared to Germany, but then again Germany had massive shortfalls of fuel and other strategic materials, which was the primary reason it sought its Lebensraum. In that sense, the Axis share a common reason for their warmongering; a desire to expand and obtain more resources to sustain their countries and people, often at the expense of others and who were always shown as being subhuman or barbarians, so it was okay to take their stuff.

A fascist Poland might have similar reasons, but it quite simply lacks the industry and the manpower necessary to be a major global threat, especially with a post-1900 PoD. Not a lot of mining, almost no industry (they didn't have the capacity to build tanks to match the Germans, for example) and so on.
 
I made it better and went back a few years.
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Huge improvement in style. It might be a good idea to make the borders somewhat more different from our timeline? I know this can be a tedious process and you've already made some changes.

Some lore like a legend, a writeup, or something could be nice perhaps.

France is the analogue for Germany I assume?
Yep, they called themselves the Frankish Realm
Also Russia is now called the United Russian Federation
The two major alliances are the London Pact (UASR, Canada, Mexico, Ireland, Britanny, Philipines, Japan, South Korea, North France, South Spain, Portugal, Flanders, Dutch Commune) and the Free Eurasian Treaty Organization (URF, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, South France, Italy, Yugoslav National State, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Wallonie)
 
Map in 1981:
Major Powers:
Union of American Socialist Republics (Pink)
United Russian Federation (Blue Green)
Republic of China (Green)
Yugoslav National Union (Blue)
Current Wars:
Swedish Civil War:
Communists
Loyalists
Nationalists
Invasion of Malaysia:
UASR
Republic of Malaysia
Intervention in South Africa:
Union of South Africa
Boer Federal Republic
Socialist Republic of South Africa
UASR
Indian War:
Republic of India (Backed by Russia and China)
Indian National State (Backed by Yugoslavia and Pakistan)
People's Republic of India (Backed by the UASR)
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I think to make it more plausible, most Latin American and at least a few African nations should be communist, too.

Also, Germany would likely still have its 1937 or even 1913 borders as it was likely victorious in the war against the "Frankish Realm". Some genocidal madman dictator harking back to Charlemagne and his Frankish Empire sounds quite interesting!
Germany might even have gained Alsace-Lorraine. May I participate in this project or is this all your own project?

EDIT: Australia and New Zealand (or Australasia?) could well be quite authoritarian and (at least covertly) white supremacist in such a scenario
 
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I think to make it more plausible, most Latin American and at least a few African nations should be communist, too.

Also, Germany would likely still have its 1937 or even 1913 borders as it was likely victorious in the war against the "Frankish Realm". Some genocidal madman dictator harking back to Charlemagne and his Frankish Empire sounds quite interesting!
Germany might even have gained Alsace-Lorraine. May I participate in this project or is this all your own project?

EDIT: Australia and New Zealand (or Australasia?) could well be quite authoritarian and (at least covertly) white supremacist in such a scenario
Yes, go ahead!
 
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I think to make it more plausible, most Latin American and at least a few African nations should be communist, too.

Also, Germany would likely still have its 1937 or even 1913 borders as it was likely victorious in the war against the "Frankish Realm". Some genocidal madman dictator harking back to Charlemagne and his Frankish Empire sounds quite interesting!
Germany might even have gained Alsace-Lorraine. May I participate in this project or is this all your own project?

EDIT: Australia and New Zealand (or Australasia?) could well be quite authoritarian and (at least covertly) white supremacist in such a scenario
Thanks for your criticism, I'll try to make the borders a little better, and change the colors to fit this universe better
 
I also think the existence of Israel, at least in its OTL location in Palestine, is unlikely. What about an ATL Madagascar Plan being put into operation - either on Madagascar itself (after all, it was a French colony) or maybe in Burkina Faso ("Volta Plan"), Guinea or Senegal?

Or we may get a "Red Israel" - which could be anywhere from a part of Canada over (formerly British) Guyana, Venezuela, Peru, Southern Argentina to Mindanao. There you can become really creative...

EDIT: A "Jewish Autonomous State" within the UASR is possible, but I think unlikely.
Also, Borders in eastern Europe should be a lot more Brest-Litovsk-y (I'll make a map proposal within a few days)
 
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I also thought about naming the SS replacement the Ordre de Charlemagne, to again call back to its namesake

Also, the Germans still lost WW1, but they didn't have as many reparations put on them (Due to the U.S. being in the civil war), and so, the Nazis never came to power, instead, the Nazis became a bunch of collaborators with France
 
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