Alternative History

20th Century (1919 onward)[]


23 March : Gefrieter Adolf Hitler, is shot in the head by an allied trooper while reloading his rifle and dies on the spot. He is posthumously awarded the Iron Cross, First Class.


August 8 : Allies begin the Hundred Day Offensive.

October 29  : Constitution of the German Empire is being reformed. Rebellions break out.

November 9 : Weimar Republic is proclaimed.



December 30 : The USSR is officially proclaimed.

April 3 : Joseph Stalin takes power as the leader of the USSR.

October 31 : The National Fascist Party candidate Benito Mussolini is elected the Prime Minister of Italy in a much disputed election result.


October 29 : Black Tuesday, Wall Street stock exchange crashes. The Great Depression starts.



March 3 : Hermann Mueller’s (SPD) 2nd cabinet leaves office.

June 30 : French troops leave the Rhineland ahead of schedule.

July 16 : Reichstag dissolved; first emergency decree by Reichspresident.

September 14  : Reichstag elections, gains by the Communist Party of Germany(KPD).


April 10 : Paul von Hindenburg reelected President of Germany.

July 20 : Von Papen dissolves Prussian government.

July 31: Reichstag elections where KDP becomes the largest party. 

Novemeber 8 : F.D. Roosevelt is elected President of the United States.

November 17 :  Franz von Papen (Center) leaves office.

December 3 : Kurt von Schleicher cabinet.


January 28 : Kurt von Schleicher leaves office.

January 30 : KDP leader Hugo Eberlein is sworn in as the Chancellor of Germany.

March 4 : FDR's inaugration as the President of the USA.

March 23 : With support from all KDP MPs and almost all SDP MPs, Eberlein rushes the Liberation Act through the Reichstag, enabling Eberlein to rule by decree.

April 18 : There is a blast in the Reichstag, KDP MPs were not present that day. Most of the other MPs are killed off.

August 14 : The name of Germany is changed to German Democratic Republic. Eberlein formally announces the end of "bourgeoisie democracy" in Germany at a public meeting.   


March 24 : Eberlein leaves for a tour to the Soviet Union.

March 27 : Eberlein and Stalin sign the German-Soviet Treaty of Alliance and Friendship, also known as the Leningrad Treaty.

July 16 : The construction of the German People's Highways is almost complete.

November 3 : FDR is re-elected as the President of the USA.

July 17 : Spanish Civil War begins


February 27 : With the help of Austrian automotive engineer Porsche, Hugo Eberlein founds the Volkswagen (People's car) group.

September 9 : Stalin, Eberlein and Mussolini meet in Berlin and discuss a possible plan for "Global Liberation".

December 25 : On Christmas Day, German Democratic Republic and the Soviet Union sign the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, this time a friendship treaty.


March 20 : Eberlein, Stalin and Badoglio form the Tripartite Pact. According to the pact Germany will liberate Europe, the USSR will liberate Asia and Italy will liberate Africa. Eberlein and Stalin doubt Mussolini's true intentions and believe that his socialist inclinations are just a mask for his imperialist ambitions.

May 23 : Czechoslovakia mobilises most of its troops along the German border.

September 19 : German troops invade Sudetenland.

September 25 : Germany annexes Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia.

September 29 : German Domcratic Republic invades the remaining portion of Czechoslovakia.

December 31 : Czechoslovakia is now officially a part of Germany.


January 1 : Hewlett-Packard Company is founded.

January 27 : Eberlein orders Plan Z, a five-year naval expansion programme intended to provide for a huge German fleet capable of crushing the Royal Navy by 1944. The Kriegsmarine is given the first priority on the allotment of German economic resources.

September 1 : Germany invades Poland, this begins a war with Britain and France. 

September 2 : Soviet troops arrive in Poland. The first British-French combined naval fleet leaves for Poland.

September 20 : Britain and France decide to leave Poland to itself.

September 25 : Italian troops start pouring in. Any signs of victory now seem dim for Britain and France.

October 12 : Italian and Soviet troops start to leave Poland. German occupation is now complete.

November 1 : With the Polish Communist Party, the People's Republic of Poland is proclaimed.



January 21 : Italy declares war on France.

January 28 : Germany invades France from its border, while Italy invades from its border. Now, it's Britain and France against German and Italian troops.

May 21 : Winston Churchill replaces Neville Chamberlain as the Prime Minister of Britain.  

May 29 : Fearing the spread of Communism, the Allied Conference is held. It is attended by U.S. President Roosevelt, British PM Churchill and Japanese Emperor Hirohito. 

May 31 : Japan increases its arms supply to the Chinese nationalists. 

June 14 :  Soviet Union invades Manchukuo, the Japanese puppet state in Manchuria. This starts a war with Japan.

June 16 : Germany declares war on America. The Soviet Union declares war on Japan.

July 9 : Japanese troops enter China through the Eastern coast. Along with the Nationalist army, the Japanese troops march through China with tanks, jeeps and trucks, destroying almost every communist and anti-nationalists in the way.

July 10 :  The Communist troops troops in West China, with backing of the Soviet Air Force, have a similar story. The Communist army marches through China to destroy all nationalist bases and hideouts. Battle of Britain begins in Europe. German People's Air Force begins to bomb cities of Britain.

August 24 : Eberlein asks German scientists and doctors to devise a "devastating fluid weapon" that can "kill instantly". The real aim is to create nerve gas grenades to be used against the Allies since the Allies are technologically better and have more manpower.

October 31 : The V2 missile project is officially established.

November 1 : War intensifies between Japanese and Soviet troops in China, while Axis troops start to feel the heat in Europe.

November 19 : More than 80,000 French troops have been captured and either executed or use as forced labour by Germany and Italy. France starts signalling signs of weakening and possible surrender.


Europe in 1941


January 14 : The United States, which until now hesitated in directly participating in the war, now increases its supply of troops to Europe. U.S. troops land in Britain. The naval fleet commanded by Admiral Nimitz arrives in Ireland.

January 21 : France surrenders.

February 21 : German scientists announce that they have completed Stage 1 of the nerve gas grenade project.

April 2 : America starts sending military aid to Japan.

October 16 : War continues. Seeing stagnation and less progress than planned, the Axis leaders hold a secret meeting. In a significant move, they decide to decrease their aim of Global Liberation to that of Europe and China only. Mussolini is agitated at this as he is forced to end his "Umbrella States projects" in Africa

October 21 : Meanwhile, Stage 2 of the nerve gas grenade project is complete.

November 12 : This ATL's version of Manhattan Project starts under the supervision of General Leslie R. Groves and physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer.


January 1 : The Final Stage of the nerve gas grenade project is complete. A prototype of the "Liberation Weapon" is tested on an American P.O.W.

May 21 : Hugo Eberlein allows the use of Liberation Weapon on every "enemy of Marxism" but still not on ordinary civilians, not until they turn against the troops.

May 23 : Nerve gas grenades are ruthlessly used. Casualties are high, estimated at 70,000. The U.S.-British troops are forced to retreat. About half of France is now under communist rule.

May 27 : Subhas Chandra Bose is elected President of the INC but is forced to resign immediately by the Congress top brass including Gandhi and Patel. Meanwhile, support continues to grow for Jawaharlal Nehru. This results in a growth of fear among the Allies as they see Nehru as a socialist.

June 13 : The 2nd Allied Conference is held to find a solution to the problem in India. British PM Winston Churchill emphasises a political-military solution to the problem in India as he doesn't want to lose anymore territory. while US President F.D. Roosevelt supports a diplomatic solution as they cant afford a military solution in an already restrained war.Emperor Hirohito supports Roosevelt.

June 26 :The 3rd Round Table Conference is held. It is attended by Mahatma Gandhi, Roosevelt, Churchill, Hirohito and Patel. It ends in success. A solution is reached. Mahatma Gandhi, due to his love for democracy, promises to keep socialists out of power in India, provided India is granted independence before 1943 and dominion status in a two months time.

June 29 : Meanwhile, in the War, the United States and the UK allow the use of poison gas. There are large orders and purchases of gas masks by the US Army.

June 30 : Italian dictator Mussolini dies in a tragic car crash.

July 2 : Italy and its territories comes now become the Socialist Republic of Italy.

August 12 : The first batch of gas masks arrives in Northern Ireland. While back in America, gas masks for the Army are produced almost in every factory available. This also gives a further boost to the US economy.

August 15 : India is granted dominion status.

August 17 : First General Elections of India start.

August 30 : Sardar Vallabhai Patel becomes the first Prime Minister of India(unlike Nehru in OTL).

September 11  : The gas masks are now almost a standard issue to any soldier fighting in France, whether Axis or Allied troops. War intensifies.


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