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  1. WW1 Breakout into the north sea?

    The British imposed a distant blockade in WW1 by blocking the exits from the North Sea. They did not blockade the German coast. This distant blockade rather annoyed the Germans as they had hoped that the British dreadnoughts would sail up and down in the bight Nelson style and get sunk by subs...
  2. A more powerful Curtain Call - The Australasian Federation and World War 2

    If the Australasians are interested in copying useful enemy weapons, an interesting choice would be the German LG40 75mm Recoilless gun used by German airborne troops on Crete. Weighing 145kg and throwing a 75mm round out to 6800m it would really help Australasian troops against Japanese with...
  3. A more powerful Curtain Call - The Australasian Federation and World War 2

    With significant Australasian forces on hand hopefully we can avoid the problems with MacArthur or his equivalent in the opening stages of the Pacific War. Also, is Blamey as controversial a figure ITL as OTL? Hopefully there wont be a "rabbit" incident ITL.
  4. A more powerful Curtain Call - The Australasian Federation and World War 2

    I would imagine that the Vickers 6-ton would be a decent tank for Australasian production in the early 1930's with updated variants being relatively competitive into the late 30's. Even early models could be competitive compared to many Japanese/Italian designs. Skills developed while dealing...
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