Alternative History
Year Events
1943 Yamamoto is not present for the attack on his aircraft. Later in the year the 3rd Fleet catches and destroys the American carrier group containing the USS Enterprise and USS Saratoga damaging American air projection in the pacific.

February Data analysed from the Saratoga and Enterprise's paths led Yamamoto and his six carriers to the Fast Carrier Fleet and in a surprise attack four carriers and three light carriers are sunk preventing the invasion of Leyte.

August Having accomplished a second Pearl Harbor Yamamoto attempts to use his influence in the navy to introduce reforms in Japan's economy and sign a ceasefire with the USA, However, the pro-war party within Japan's parliament had Yamamoto banned from the navy and removed from his post. He is replaced with Chuichi Nagumo but his forced resignation sends shock waves throughout the navy.

November Still reeling from Yamamoto's departure the 3rd Fleet loses two of its four carriers as well as a battleship at The Battle Of Leyte Gulf. This causes many navy officials to ask for Yamamoto's re-instatement.

1945 January Angered at the loss of both Yamamoto and two carriers the 3rd Fleet stages a rebellion while at harbour in Japan. Within a month the 3rd Fleet's Marines had captured Tokyo and at the order of the Emperor parliament is dissolved and replaced with a new government headed by Yamamoto.

May Germany surrenders.

June A ceasefire is signed with China and England allowing Japan to concentrate on the USA.

July Ceasefire signed with the USA.

October Yamamoto orders increased production of Aircraft Carriers (The Taihō Class) and the conversion of the Shinano to an angled flight deck carrier.

1946 Japan becomes less right wing and elections are held in December.
1947 January Yamamoto is elected Prime Minister.March The Shinano is launched with the rebuilt angled flight deck and CATOBAR system, The system is so successful that Yamamoto orders all new fleet carriers be built with it.

July The Beijing conference, Nationalist China accepts Japanese gains in China in exchange for the removal of the PRC, China is reduced to occupying the south east and the old PRC.

August The Tokyo conference, The Netherlands and the UK sign control of their colonies that had been captured by Japan to Japan and the RN withdraws to home waters.

September The San Diego conference, The USA and Japan sign an agreement in which the USA accepts all Japanese conquests and Japan agrees to help the USA in dealing with the USSR.

November The Soviet Pacific Fleet is re-inforced with new ships including five fleet carriers of the Kiev class. The army detachment is also increased breaking the terms of the non-aggression pact of 1936.

1948 January Frightened by the increase in the Soviet forces the Australian government approaches Japan to ensure its safety, The Sydney pact is signed ensuring that if Australia is attacked Japan will intervene on its side.

May India gains independence and signs the Sydney pact as well.

June China signs the Sydney pact.

September The USSR's pacific fleet is enlarged again to: Ten Carriers, Twelve Light Carriers, Four Battleships, Six Heavy Cruisers, 12 Light Cruisers as well as Destroyer escorts. This makes the USSR the 3rd largest naval power in the Pacific behind Japan and the USA.

November Yamamoto forms the Austra-Asia Alliance a military power that is designed to help combat the USSR.

December The USA tests its atomic bomb.


January USSR troops invade Manchuria, The Alliance moves in troops to combat them and Chuichi Nagumo attacks the Pacific Fleet in Vladivostok, The attack is successful and the USSR's sea power is severely damaged.

May Alliance forces are overrun by the USSR and Manchuria is lost. Differences in the bureaucracy of the Alliances members means that troops have several different command structures and support.

July Yamamoto unifies the Alliance military under one command structure.

November Northern China falls to the USSR.


February Despite an improved command structure USSR forces overrun the rest of China forcing Alliance forces to retreat back to the Korean and Vietnamese peninsulas.

September Communist rebellions begin in northern Vietnam, Korea and China. Alliance forces are in danger of being forced out of mainland Asia.

October Frustrated at his commanders' failures Yamamoto takes command of the Alliance Fleet and Marines. The Alliance fleet launches an attack into Siberia capturing Vladivostok.

December USSR forces are now trapped in Manchuria and mainland Southeast Asia.

1951 May The USA provides support to the Alliance.July Alliance forces recapture both peninsulas.

November The trapped Soviet forces are encircled and destroyed, The USSR cedes control of Siberia to Japan ending the war.

December The Alliance becomes a single nation with the original member states becoming states within it.

1952 Alliance scientists launch the first satellite sparking the space race.
1953 April First animals launched into space by the Alliance.July The USA and USSR both launch satellites.
1954 January First man in space is the Alliance Navy Commander Hōzan Yamamoto.November Hōzan Yamamoto orbits the Moon.
1955 Alliance scientists conduct unmanned missions to the moon.The USA puts their own man in space.
1956 March An Alliance crew of four astronauts arrives on the Moon.

November Alliance scientists complete research on the SHELS (Strategic High Energy Laser Space)

1957 January Construction begins on the SHELS.May USA astronauts arrive on the Moon and the Alliance launches its first space station.December The SHELS is launched.
1958 SHELS undergoes testing by destroying the captured remains of the Soviet Fleet in one strike. Its power is slightly higher than that of the American H-Bomb.
1959 January Yamamoto loses the election and is replaced with the Australian William McKell

August The USSR tests its own nuclear weapon.

November The USA demands that the Alliance allows Vietnam and Korea to become states instead of provinces of Japan.The idea is rejected by the Alliance's parliament.

December Yamamoto returns to his position as chief of the navy.

1960 March The USA launches the first true supercarrier. It is only eclipsed by the WW-II monstrosity the Shinano. December The Alliances launches its own supercarrier based on the hulls of two Taihō classes joined together.
1961 January Despite protests from the UN the USA launches a space based missile platform.

February Japan launches its first missile defense satellite.

March-December The Alliance and USA both substantially enlarge their Pacific Fleets the Alliance's naval forces now eclipse those of the USA at the beginning of the 1950's.

1962 January The USA invades the Alliance backed Social Democracy in Mexico, McKell swears to defend the Alliance's allies and the 3rd Fleet makes its way to Mexico.

May The US 7th Fleet is totally destroyed off the coast of Mexico. This fleet had included the worlds only operational battleship which was responsible for the loss of the Alliance carrier ANS Taihō a veteran of WW2.

July Full scale war breaks out across the Pacific, The 2nd Pacific war has started.

November The Alliance carries out a raid on the American naval base at San Diego crippling the US fleet in the Pacific.

1963 February The US moves the Atlantic fleet through the panama canal.

April The Alliance withdraws the 3rd Fleet to Samoa in preparation for an ambush.

August In his last operation before his death Yamamoto carries out a successful version of his Midway ambush catching the US off guard and leaving the Alliance the undisputed master of the Pacific.

October Yamamoto dies, A day of mourning is held across the Alliance and his birthday is made a national holiday.

1964 January Alliance land forces win a major victory in Mexico.

March The USA re-inforces the border with Mexico.

June Alliance forces capture Hawaii.

October The Alliance announces its intention to offer peace to the US but the attempt is snubbed by the government.

November Aware that the war is at risk of degenerating into trench warfare in the southern US. McKell orders the SHELS to be used on US military targets, Six US bases are annihilated and the US government surrenders.

1965 McKell wins re-election.
1966 The European Federation is formed, it consists of most of Western Europe.
1967 The Russian Civil War breaks out between the pro-democracy Russian Federation in the west and the USSR in the east. Several other revolutions flare up across Eastern Europe.
1968 The Alliance backs the USSR in the civil war and the European Federation backs the Russian Federation.
1969 At the New York conference America is divided up, The South will be given to Mexico, some Northern states will be given to Canada while the rest will be ruled by the Alliance for ten years before control is given back to the USA. In the Alliance McKell is replaced by the Indian Jawaharlal Nehru.
1970 The Russian civil war ends, the USSR retains control of southern and eastern Russia while the Russian Federation controls the west. Poland and Ukraine break free of USSR control.
1971 The Unification Year: Most of Eastern Europe separates from the USSR and joins the European Federation.
1972 The Ethiopian empire expands into Somalia in the Ogaden war and the European Federation starts funding centrist government in Africa and the Middle East.
1973 The Ethiopian Empire wins the Ogaden war and annexes Somalia, the Alliance starts funding left wing governments in Africa and asks the European Federation for permission to create a Jewish state in the middle east.
1974 The European Federation funds new governments in Africa and the Arabic states in the Middle East but does allow the Alliance to fund a new Jewish state in the Middle East. In the Alliance Jawaharlal Nehru is re-elected.
1975 The New Year War: Several Islamic countries try to evict the new Jewish state from the Middle East, Alliance and Europeans forces are deployed to the Middle East to protect the fledgling state.
1976 The USSR and Russian Federation sign a treaty that accepts both as legal governments.
1977 Jawaharlal Nehru dies and is replaced by the Filipino Benigno Aquino, Jr.
1978 The European Federation passes a new constitution which establishes it as having control of the foreign affairs, military and economy systems of each member state..
1979 The central region of North America returns to the control of the USA.
1980 A revolution in South Africa replaces the European Federation backed white minority with a black majority government that is backed by the USA.
1981 The USSR and the Russian Federation sign the new union treaty that reunifies the soviet republics in the east with the democratic country in the west with each becoming a sovereign republic.
1982 The new USSR starts to rebuild its economy and the USA is granted control of some of the northern states.
1983 A four way cold war starts between the USA, USSR, The Alliance and the European Federation.
1984 The Alliance backed Israeli government declares war on the European backed Jordan. The US backed Egypt declares war on both as does the USSR backed Iraq. The middle eastern war had begun.
1985 South Africa and Botswana declare war on the white government in Rhodesia and replace it with a puppet government headed by Robert Mugabe.
1986 The middle eastern war reaches its worst point when Iraq uses chemical weapons on Jordan and the European Federation believes that the USSR is responsible for supplying the chemicals. Still unwilling to unleash a nuke the European Federation supplies Jordan with several aircraft armed with earthquake bombs to destroy the Iraqi weapon factories.

Israeli scientists cooperate with Alliance techs to produce a tactical version of the SHELS, the THELS.

1987 Israel signs a peace treaty with Jordan and Iran as UN investigators decide that the USSR wasn't responsible for the Iraqi chemical weapons and the first major multi-national task force is formed to find out what state was now supplying Iraq.
1988 The Israelis launch their THEL satellite and use it to destroy a Iraqi army formation. Aware that they were now in a position of fighting governments backed by three of the worlds major powers the Iraqi's surrender.
1989 All four major superpowers sign the SART (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty), The USSR, USA and European Federation reduce their number of nukes while the Alliance cuts its number of SHEL satellites.
1990 The Ethiopian Empire is divided into Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somaliland, Puntland and South Sudan.