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  1. Munich Shuffle: 1938-1942
    Threadmarks: Munich Shuffle 1938-1942 - Hendon

    September 17th 1938 – Britain – Disaster at Hendon After the Anschluss in March of 1938 there may have been hopes that Hitler might be satisfied with his gains and concentrate on consolidating them, at least for a year or two. There was a brief panic about the possibility of a German attack on...
  2. Kristalnacht and Munich

    This is a refinement of an idea I discussed sometime back: Returning from his second trip to Germany Chamberlain’s airplane crashes as its about to land in the UK. It’s a terrible accident but while a number of people onboard are killed Chamberlain however while suffering serious injuries is in...
  3. A Concrete Issue - The Reich's Fortress Obsession

    So in all the discussion about the ways the Reich wasted resources I feel that their obsession with massive fortifications and other similarly huge military facilities doesn't get enough attention. I was inspired to start the thread by a documentary about the the extraordinary complex of...
  4. Chamberlain dies, September 16th 1938

    So around 16th September 1938 Chamberlain was flying back from his first meeting with Hitler. Imagine something goes wrong and the plane crashes on the return trip to Britain, what is likely to happen next? Is the process that leads to Munich derailed? Who is likely to be chosen to replace him...
  5. Unrestricted Submarine Warfare 1916

    Okay so in 1917 Germany resorted to unrestricted submarine warfare for the second time in WWI, gambling that they could starve out the British before the USA could make any signficant difference to the fighting on the Western Front. They lost the gamble because of the speed of US mobilization...
  6. Green Lantern=GotG

    Having seen Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy at the weekend I was struck by the idea that it had a lot in common with DC's Green Lantern movie from 2001. Both were showcases for lesser known comic book characters, both were intended to be a humorous counterpoint to superhero movies that took...
  7. THe LBJ Tapes

    Okay just reading this article at the BBC website and its strikes me as AH gold: The Lyndon Johnson tapes: Richard Nixon's 'treason' The three main points are: 1-Johnson considered flying to the Chicago convention and re-entering the race for the nomination. The Secret Service couldn't...
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