TL-191: Filling the Gaps

I wonder what National Holidays would the CSA have?
Maybe Washingtons B Day, Robert E Lees B Day.The day they won the War of Secession,Second Mexican War and Confederate-Spanish War. Of course Christmas and New Years and maybe some sort of Thanksgiving holiday. In Freedomite times perhaps Featherstons birthday and the day they attacked the US (June 22nd) ?
July 4th may have still been celebrated by some for a while perhaps up to the First Great War ?
 
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What's Josip Broz Tito doing ITTL? Considering he still ends up a POW in Russia during GWI, he'll join the fight alongside the Bolsheviks. But with the Whites and CP winning, his life's bound to be different due to fighting for the Reds and his Communist leanings once the Civil War's over.
 
Even though the Bolsheviks lose the Russian Civil War, does Communism still gain a following in China? Would a 1st Chinese Civil War occur just as IOTL before being interrupted by war with Japan? IMO, I could see plenty of Bolsheviks fleeing to China to escape being purged by the White Terror and spreading their ideas among the Chinese.
 
National Holidays of the Confederacy

New Year's Day - January 1st

Robert E. Lee's Birthday - January 19th

Independence Day - February 8th

George Washington's Birthday - February 22nd

Jacob Featherston's Birthday - March 3rd (Instituted in 1935)

Presidential Inauguration Day - March 4th

Freedom Day - March 5th (First instituted under Featherston's order on March 5th 1935)

Good Friday - First Friday of April (A national holiday of the CSA until 1934, when it was demoted to simply a day of observance for Christians)

Easter - First Weekend of April (A national holiday of the CSA until 1934, when it was demoted to simply a day of observance for Christians)

Confederate Memorial Day - April 26th (Later renamed under Featherston's order in 1934 as the Confederate Heroes' Day)

Jefferson Davis' Birthday - June 7th

Columbus Day - October 10th

Victory Day - November 4th

Christmas - December 25th

New Years Eve - December 31st
 
National Holidays of the Confederacy

New Year's Day - January 1st

Robert E. Lee's Birthday - January 19th

Independence Day - February 8th

George Washington's Birthday - February 22nd

Jacob Featherston's Birthday - March 3rd (Instituted in 1935)

Presidential Inauguration Day - March 4th

Freedom Day - March 5th (First instituted under Featherston's order on March 5th 1935)

Good Friday - First Friday of April (A national holiday of the CSA until 1934, when it was demoted to simply a day of observance for Christians)

Easter - First Weekend of April (A national holiday of the CSA until 1934, when it was demoted to simply a day of observance for Christians)

Confederate Memorial Day - April 26th (Later renamed under Featherston's order in 1934 as the Confederate Heroes' Day)

Jefferson Davis' Birthday - June 7th

Columbus Day - October 10th

Victory Day - November 4th

Christmas - December 25th

New Years Eve - December 31st
CSA Still celebrated Independence day in the books.
 
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"I have had very intimate, painful discussions with the survivors of this grotesque act of beastiality towards mankind and they tell me 'Ms Frank, even after people know what I have suffered through, they still call me a dirty nigger and say I belong in a bathhouse. Why do they say these things?' I could not provide an answer. Why? Because there is no answer, because there is no excuse to belittle or minimize the suffering of any kinds of people. Today, we talk about the blacks of the former Confederacy. But what about the Jews of Russia? Of France? You won't hear anyone belittle their suffering because those Jews just happen to be Europeans and therefore, it is a tragedy when it befalls them. But somehow, when an atrocity happens to a faith or colour that is not your own, that somehow makes the atrocity less? We are all capable of good. God has given us that gift of doing good unto others, but some choose to forsake that gift. I hold no hatred towards those who forsake such gifts, because that is not in my nature. My father gave his life to protect Germany. A Jew gave his life to protect the lives of Protestants, Catholics and who else calls the Reich home. He gave the German people, not just the Jews, the German people, the ultimate gift - his personal sacrifice. Act according to my father's example. Perform any kind act you can for those different from you and banish any hostile intent from your heart. We must make 'Never Again' the motto of mankind. God bless the United States of America and especially, God bless the men who fought so hard to bring this atrocity to an end",

- Human rights activist Anne Frank speaking on the 10th anniversary of the end of the Second Great War in 1954. After making the speech, she proceeded to shake the hand of, and have a long discussion with retired Congresswoman Flora Blackford​
 
I'm not sure if someone's asked this before in the thread, but what are people's thoughts on horror tropes and creatures in the Confederacy? I'd assume given the levels of parallelism that an analogue of the Universal monsters exist in the Union, so a Florida knockoff would make sense, but vampires and werewolves are pretty central European, you know? I'd imagine voodoo zombies would make it to film earlier, and you could actually see all sorts of black folklore being reinterpreted for horror and characterized as a sinister foreign element shattering the lives of "honorable Confederate protagonists". I'm curious what people's thoughts are.
 
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Confederate States Navy Order of Battle 1941:

Main Headquarters - Richmond, Virginia
Commander in Chief - Admiral Chester Nimitz

Atlantic Fleet:
Headquarters of the Atlantic Fleet: Charleston
Naval Bases: Norfolk, Charleston, Georgetown, Savannah.
Reserve and Training Bases: St. Augustine, Brunswick.
Commander of Atlantic Naval Operations: Admiral Husband E. Kimmel
Flagship: CSS Jefferson Davis

Independent Naval Forces*:
Battlecruisers: CSS Jefferson Davis, CSS Robert E. Lee and CSS Camp Hill
Heavy Cruisers: CSS Alabama, CSS Tennessee, CSS Texas
Supporting Vessels: 4 Fleet Oil Tankers, 5 Destroyer Tenders, 6 Armed Trawlers, 3 Seaplane Tenders, 2 Repair Ships, 2 Hospital Ships, 3 Storeships, 5 Accommodation Hulks

Naval Squadrons and Flotillas:
1st Cruiser Squadron: CSS Virginia, CSS Richmond.
2nd Cruiser Squadron: CSS Fort Sumter, CSS Havana,
5th Cruiser Squadron: CSS Savannah, CSS Houston.
1st Destroyer Flotilla: CSS George E. Pickett, CSS Judah P. Benjamin, CSS John Y. Beall, CSS William H. Parker, CSS William W.J. Kelly.
2nd Destroyer Flotilla: CSS Raphael Semmes, CSS Anderson, CSS Tucker, CSS William T. Gassell, CSS Thomas E. Hogg.
4th Destroyer Flotilla: CSS Wilson G. Richardson, CSS John P. Edgar, CSS Anderson, CSS Edward G. Burton, CSS Clark.
1st Submarine Flotilla: 7 Submarines, submarine tender CSS Pamlico Sound
2nd Submarine Flotilla: 8 Submarines, submarine Tender CSS Bogue Sound
4th Submarine Flotilla: 8 Submarines, submarine Tender CSS Vermillion Bay
1st Coastal Flotilla: 5 Gunboats, 4 Submarine Chasers, 2 Netlayers, 4 Minelayers, 5 Minesweepers
2nd Coastal Flotilla: 4 Gunboats, 6 Submarine Chasers, 3 Minelayers, 5 Minesweepers
3rd Coastal Flotilla: 4 Gunboats, 4 Submarine Chasers, 1 Netlayer, 2 Minelayers, 4 Minesweepers
4th Coastal Flotilla: 2 Gunboats, 5 Submarine Chasers, 2 Minelayers, 6 Minesweepers
6th Coastal Assault Flotilla: 10 MTB Boats
7th Coastal Assault Flotilla: 10 MTB Boats
12th Special Assault Flotilla: CSS Port of Spain, CSS Ares, 6 modified Submarines, submarine tender CSS Bulls Bay.

Caribbean Fleet:
Headquarters of the Caribbean Fleet: Tampa Bay
Naval Bases: Guantanamo Bay, Tampa Bay, Ft. Lauderdale, later Port-au-Prince, Santo Domingo, and Puerto Plata.
Reserve and Training Bases: New Orleans, Miami, Houston, Corpus Christi, Havana, Gulfport
Commander of the Caribbean Fleet: Admiral Robert H. English
Flagship: CSS North Carolina
Supporting Vessels: 4 Submarine Tenders, 3 Fleet Oil Tender, 3 Destroyer Tender, 12 Armed Trawlers, 4 Seaplane Tenders, 3 Repair Ships, 3 Hospital Ships, 2 Storeships, 4 Accommodation Hulks.

Naval Squadrons and Flotillas:
4th Cruiser Squadron: CSS North Carolina, CSS Manassas
6th Cruiser Squadron: CSS Georgia, CSS Little Rock
3rd Destroyer Flotilla: CSS R. L. Walker, CSS Ripley, CSS Franklin Buchanan, CSS McCoy
5th Destroyer Flotilla: CSS Wilson G. Richardson, CSS Horace L. Hunley, CSS Johnson, CSS Bader
6th Destroyer Flotilla: CSS Calhoun Ruggles, CSS Irvine Bulloch, CSS Roper
7th Destroyer Flotilla: CSS Dawson, CSS Clifton R. Beckinridge CSS James R. Randall
3rd Submarine Flotilla: 6 Submarines
5th Submarine Flotilla: 5 Submarines
6th Submarine Flotilla: 5 Submarines
7th Submarine Flotilla: 7 Submarines
1st Training Flotilla: CSS Confederacy, CSS James Longstreet
2nd Training Flotilla: 2 Gunboats, 4 Sailing Ships, 2 Trawlers
3rd Training Flotilla: 5 Submarines
1st Transportation Flotilla: 6 Amphibious Assault Ships, 2 Barrel Landing Ships, 2 Landing Craft Tenders
2nd Transportation Flotilla: 7 Amphibious Assault Ships, 3 Barrel Landing Ships, 3 Landing Craft Tenders
5th Coastal Flotilla: 3 Gunboats, 4 Submarine Chasers, 2 Netlayers, 3 Minelayers, 3 Minesweepers
6th Coastal Flotilla: 3 Gunboats, 2 Submarine Chasers, 2 Minelayers, 4 Minesweepers
7th Coastal Flotilla: 6 Gunboats, 4 Submarine Chasers, 1 Netlayer, 2 Minelayer, 5 Minesweepers
9th Coastal Flotilla: 3 Gunboats, 4 Submarine Chasers, 1 Netlayer, 1 Minelayer, 6 Minesweepers

Inland Fleet:
Headquarters of the Inland Fleet: New Orleans
Naval Bases: Baton Rouge, Vicksburg, Memphis
Training Base: New Orleans
Commander of the Inland Fleet: Admiral Charles M. Cooke
Supporting Vessels: 5 Gunboat Tenders, 2 Repair Ships, 4 Hospital Ships, 1 Storeship

Naval Squadrons and Flotillas:
1st Inland Flotilla: 2 River Monitors, 4 Gunboats, 1 River Minelayer, 2 River Minesweepers
2nd Inland Flotilla: 3 River Monitors, 3 Gunboats, 2 River Minesweepers
3rd Inland Flotilla: 2 River Monitors, 3 Gunboats, 1 River Minesweeper
1st River Transportation Flotilla: 2 Ferries, 3 Barges, 1 Gunboat
2nd River Transportation Flotilla: 3 Ferries, 3 Barges
10th Submarine Flotilla: 4 Riverine Submarines

Pacific Fleet:
Headquarters of the Pacific Fleet: Guaymas
Naval Base: Guaymas
Commander of the Pacific Fleet: Middleton S. Elliot
Supporting Vessels, 1 Submarine Tender, 2 Armed Trawlers, 2 Storeships

Naval Squadrons and Flotillas:
8th Coastal Flotilla: 2 Gunboats, 2 Avisos, 3 Submarine Chasers, 1 Minelayer, 3 Minesweepers
10th Coastal Flotilla: 2 Avisos, 2 Submarine Chasers, 4 Minesweepers
11th Coastal Flotilla: 4 MTBs, 1 Gunboat, 1 Aviso, 2 Minelayers, 2 Minesweepers
9th Submarine Flotilla: 3 Submarines
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* - The Independent Naval Forces are the units that are earmarked for operations with or independent of the Squadrons and Flotillas of the Fleet
Red = Flotilla Leaders
Blue = Squadron and Fleet Flagships
 
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Probably has been brought up before, but what would you guys say is the likelihood of discontentment and popular resentment in the defeated powers of France, Britain, and Russia boiling over into a full on communist/other leftist ideology Revolution in at least one of them post-SGW?
 
Probably has been brought up before, but what would you guys say is the likelihood of discontentment and popular resentment in the defeated powers of France, Britain, and Russia boiling over into a full on communist/other leftist ideology Revolution in at least one of them post-SGW?
Russia is possible, France is probably too busy dealing with Germany, Britain might get a sizable movement. My headcannon is revolution in Russia that only totally defeats the Tzar in the '70s and a Popular Front Labour-Communist Government in Britain in the '70s that abolishes the Monarchy after a Years of Lead style conflict. Additionally, Earl Browder's wing of the Socialists gets progressively more powerful after the war, eventually getting the nomination in 1984, which they then lose.
 
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