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  1. Development of Royal Navy battleships without Naval Arms Race or even WWI?

    As the title says, how would the Royal Navy battleship develop without the Anglo-German naval arms race or even WWI? Say the Germans concentrate more on their Army, modernising their fleet but not attempting to challenge the RN? I’m assuming Dreadnought would still be built and all-big gun...
  2. KuboCaskett

    Arms Development Without a Cold War?

    I'm kicking around the idea of a world that never had the Cold War happen after WWII ends (mainly with Stalin dead and replaced by a reformist fellow like Beria in spite of the odds and FDR living), and that many of the allied powers engage in a series of disarmament campaigns (yet still have a...
  3. AHC: Prevent the Soviet Union and Russian Federation from Obtaining Nuclear Weapons

    How could the Soviet Union and Russian Federation be prevented from obtaining nuclear weaponry, while the United States and United Kingdom still possessed them? How would the Cold War be different if the Soviet Union did not have nuclear weapons? (Obviously no Cuban Missile Crisis). If the...
  4. TheBatafour

    Could Outer Space have been weaponised in the 20th century?

    Space has all sorts of interesting military applications. You can spy on people from orbit with spy satellites, use satellites to communicate, or built space vehicles to take out the former two. However, what I'm after is some real 'weaponising' of LEO and beyond: nukes in orbit, space lasers...
  5. NHBL

    The Dreadnought Yard Sale of 1914

    I ran into something interesting that has, I think, some good material for some alternate history, though I am not able to do anything with it currently, since I'm bust with "Tomorrow's Mountian." In the pre Great War years, Brazil and Argentina were interested in selling their dreadnoughts...
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