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  1. Chernabog90

    what if the 57 defence review didn't happen

    so with so many TL recently about the British defense industry recently, I would like to ask if the 57 defense review didn't happen, as many have claimed the 57 defense review cripple the British defense industry, which once is a leading force in the world to what it is now today, so if the 57...
  2. American Revolution in world where France won the 7 Years' War?

    What happens to the American Revolution in a world where France won the 7 Years' War? What changes occur to it? I think if the taxation without representation issues still exist, the American Revolution would still occur?
  3. The Sting of Death: Hatred, Blood, and Happiness in Revolutionary America and Beyond.
    Threadmarks: Introductory Post

    Vital spark of heav’nly flame! Quit, O quit this mortal frame: Trembling, hoping, ling’ring, flying, O the pain, the bliss of dying! Cease, fond Nature, cease thy strife, And let me languish into life. Hark! they whisper; angels say, Sister Spirit, come away! What is this absorbs me quite...
  4. DBWI: Unified Britain?

    It may seem a bit far fetched, knowing the tumultuous history of the island, but is there any chance that Great Britain could be an independent unified state, and if so, how could they change history? Right now it is hard to imagine Britain as anything different than it currently is. The three...
  5. KingOnTheEdge

    Who Could Be A Fourth Bloc In The Cold War?

    The notion of a tri-polar cold war, however much that could be the case vs just being Great Power Politics lacking the ideology of the Cold War is a popular one. The most popular choice seems to be the British Empire or perhaps a stronger postwar France since the bulk of its empire wasn't just...
  6. ialociN_Nicolai_11x2_1995

    Automotive WI: Hyundai Motor Group acquires MG Rover, Saab, De Tomaso, Hispano-Suiza, Bentley, Jaguar-Land Rover, Lotus, Mini, and Rolls-Royce

    So, let me put that circa 2000s-2010s hypothetically alternate history this way here, for sure @Fuzzy Dunlop, @NOMISYRRUC, @The History Man, @TheMann, @Peg Leg Pom, @Dan1988, and as well as @Rfl23, @Heathswalkingstick might ever keep themselves woke just to see this: At first, the Hyundai...
  7. TheLionOfJudah

    A New Millennium

    1000-1030 AD ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is my own TL starting at the turn of the 2nd Millennium...
  8. The Eden-Dirksen Pact: A Deal With the Devil?

    Churchill - a fervent anti-Communist in his time - famously said "If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons" when it came to defending British aid to Soviet Russia. But what if the situation were reversed? Many in the British...
  9. Sārthākā

    Aftermath of a successful Suez Crisis

    Let's say that despite American threats and the Egyptian resistance the French and British manage to successfully intervene in Suez. A few months of occupation in Suez later the Egyptian government falls into anarchy and the country falls into civil war. Israel occupies (de facto annexes) the...
  10. cognitive bias

    What if Argentina won the falklands war?

    The last argentine military junta were a bunch of idiots, they thought they only had to occupy the falklands and the british would just give the islands to them, they didn't even try to fortify the islands in case of a naval blockade, they even used only conscripts for the invasion and left the...
  11. QTXAdsy

    WI Irish rail network had adopted standard gauge?

    For anyone who knows railways will know that Ireland has a rather different rail gauge to the rest of the continent of being 5ft 3in, a gauge that can also be found in Australia and Brazil. However Ireland's first railway, Dublin and Kingstown, was built as standard gauge but it found itself in...
  12. Sārthākā

    Christians of the North: A Tale of Celtic Christianity
    Threadmarks: Prologue - Introduction

    Christians of the North: A Tale of Celtic Christianity Prologue: They Are Barbarians *** Little antlered one, little belling one, melodious little bleater, sweet the lowing that you make in the glen. Apple tree, little apple tree, violently everyone shakes you. Rowan, little berried one...
  13. British aristocracy without WWI

    I have heard it said on this website that WWI greatly diminished the power of the British aristocracy as their heirs died in battle and many went bankrupt funding the war. How true is this? If it is true, what would British aristocracy and the political landscape look like in the absence of WWI...
  14. What would a surviving Celtic Britain look like?

    Instead of just Wales (which is a direct survival of Celtic culture in Britain), the Brythonic culture that dominated the island from the Iron Age to the 600s, continues and the territory that we now call "England" retains its Celtic nature. This could happen in three ways 1 - No Anglo Saxon...
  15. KingOnTheEdge

    WI: France Decisively Wins European Theater of The 7YW

    The Seven Years War was a watershed moment in European history, cementing the rise of powers like Prussia and Britain while starting France down the death spiral that would go on until the Revolution. OTL, however, the territorial exchanges were all colonial, in part due to Russia and Sweden...
  16. KingOnTheEdge

    AHC: Reverse The Fates Of Korea and Japan

    OTL, Korea was the target of Japanese imperialism as the later industrialized and sought to spread out into the seas of Asia and the ripe pickings of China. Your goal is to have Korea be the one to modernize and become the dominant power of east asia (at least until/if china gets its shit...
  17. KingOnTheEdge

    If Rome Never Conquered Britain, What Tribes Are In The Best Position To Dominate?

    If Rome never goes about the conquest of britain, but trade with the tribes leads to the spread of Roman technology and ideas of government (not entirely unheard of in parts of germania), which tribes would be the best position to take advantadge of this and form a powerful kingdom in their own...
  18. Sārthākā

    What if James I managed to create his 'Imperial' Throne of Britain?

    After the union of crowns in 1603, James I pursued the Scottish and English parliaments to create a political entity that would be an imperial government consisting of both the Scottish and English crowns. This would create a British 'Empire'. Famously James I agreed to keep the English law and...
  19. Austrian and British army vs Russian army

    If the Austrian and British armies (including the Dutch and other foreigners under British command) fought the Russians in Poland in early 1815 (before 100 days), who would win?
  20. KingOnTheEdge

    WI: Queen Elizabeth I and William the Silent Marry?

    otl, queen Elizabeth never married, leading to the country going to the protestant James VI becoming James I of England. But a union of England and the Netherlands has always fascinated me, given that they're the two richest parts of northern Europe since the decline of the Hansa. Perhaps one of...
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