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A Red Eagle Rises

A timeline by Maverick. It can be read here.


German politics of the 1920s and 1930s, the world of the 1930s and 1940s, and the United States from the 20s to the 40s.

Premise and POD

German communist revolutionary Karl Liebknecht surviving the revolutions of 1918 and having a change of heart, while also dealing with alternate lives for Adolf Hitler and Bruno Hauptmann.


  • Karl Liebknecht
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Bruno Hauptmann
  • Charles Lindbergh
  • Benito Mussolini
  • Josef Stalin

Interesting Events

  • The alternate lives of Adolf Hitler in America and Liebknecht and Hauptmann in post-war Germany.
  • The rise of the New Communist Party in the 1920s and 1930s under Liebknecht
  • An alternate Lindbergh kidnapping and trial involving Hitler, ending with Lindbergh entering the world of politics in the 1930s.
  • A mini civil war in Germany after a coalition is formed between the communists and the government
  • The birth of a communist German state under Karl Liebknecht
  • German expansionism towards Austria and Hungary as part of the new doctrine of Liebknecht's own Communism
  • Soviet-German alliance and military cooperation
  • Anti-Comintern pact between the Western European nations
  • Communist victory in the Spanish Civil war

timelines/a_red_eagle_rises.txt · Last modified: 2016/07/18 04:09 by petike