Viva Balbo : An alternate Duce, an alternate Italy
Italo Balbo, aviator, Germanophobe and closet Republican, becomes “Duce” of Italy.
It won the “Best New Early 20th Century Timeline” category at the 2010 Turtledove Awards. It was also a nominee for the superlative award for Best Timeline that year. At the 2011 Turtledove Awards, it won in the “Best Continuing World War II Timeline” category.