crimean war

  1. AHC: Provide foreign aid to the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857

    I am studying more about the Rebellion in India against the British East India company starting in 1857. As well as other wars involving the British Empire around that time in such as the First Anglo Afghan War, the First and Second Anglo-Sikh wars, Crimean war, Anglo-Persian War, 2nd Opium war...
  2. PC/WI - Russians enact the Duhamel Plan (Invasion of India during the Crimean War)

    The Duhamel Plan was the proposed Russian invasion of India during the Crimean War. It is… ambitious to say the least. The idea was to threaten the British-controlled India by invading through either Central Asia or Persia. The invasion force would consist of nearly 30,000 Russian soldiers...
  3. Odinson

    Decisive Victory/Victories by the British in 1854 in Crimea: Can Lord Raglan or one of his underlings pull a Wellington?

    The Crimean War is notable as it is known by many to be the first "Modern War" of the 19th Century, being fight with new technology such as the telegraph and improved weaponry, but largely the same tactics as the Napoleonic Wars. The war showed the poor state of the British military at the time...
  4. Russian Serfdom without Crimean and Russo Japanese wars

    without disastrous defeats like Crimean and Russo Japanese war when will Russia abolish serfdom ?
  5. Abd ar-Rahman II

    WI : The allied Take Sevastopol in 1854 / Crimean War Pod

    Following the battle of Alma the Allied had a chance to take Sevastopol in 1854 as the Russian themselves noted what if they did so ? What would be the effect on the rest of the War ? Could we see the allied trie to follow up their succes by their help the ottoman in the Caucasus to create a...
  6. TectonicAttack

    What if Austria joined in the Crimean War?

    After putting down the Hungarian Revolt in 1848 Russia wanted Austria to repay them. They wanted this repayment to come in the form of aid in the Crimean War. In OOT the Austrians declined, but what if this never happens and the Austrian Empire intervened in the Crimean War on the side of the...
  7. AltoRegnant

    WI Britain and France Stayed Out of Crimea?

    In the mid 1800s, Russia and the Ottomans came to blows over the crimean war and Russian want of the Balkans, but Britain and France involved themselves and while not necessarily a trouncing of the tsardom, was not good for it short term. But it highlighted the reforms the empire needed done...
  8. WI: Austria doesn't interfere against Russia in the Crimean War

    In the lead-up to the Crimean War, Nicholas I of Russia expected Franz Joseph I of Austria to not interfere against him, and possibly even join him. This was partly because they were both members of the Holy Alliance, and partly because Russia had earlier helped Austria to put down the Hungarian...
  9. A Free Hand - Leopold II Timeline

    A Free Hand 1854 would be a turbulent year in European history. Not only would the Crimean War kick off in all earnest, but also in western Europe the borders would change. It all started a year earlier, in a minor country on the north sea coast. 1853 After the new constitution quasi-forced...
  10. Tsargrad_or_Bust

    Palmerston's vision for the Crimean War

    The Crimean war OTL was fought on a limited front with limited objectives, but the British PM Palmerston (among others) sought to transform the war into a much larger struggle to permanently weaken the Russian Empire. A larger coalition including Sweden, Austria, and Prussia was to be assembled...
  11. the Maccabean Hussars and the Crimean War

    19th Century Polish nationalist and poet Adam Mickiewicz had a dream. Well, he had lots of dreams, poets are like that. But Mickiewicz had a dream of an independent Poland, and lots of other dreams sprang from that. For example, he had a fascination with the Jewish people, and he believed that...
  12. Bear of the Bosphorus: We had to save the Ottoman Empire in order to destroy it

    An Egyptian-Ottoman war scenario from a Russian centered perspective. Background Russian policy regarding the Eastern Question was constrained OTL by three primay constraints: 1. A genuine commitment to maintain the post 1815 statues quo in Europe, at least as Russia interpeted it. This...
  13. Incanian

    What was Persia's Role in the Crimean War?

    It always wondered me why Persia didn't decide to go to war with Russia during the Crimean War to reverse the Turkmenchay. Seems like it would've been a safe bet considering they'd have the British, Ottomans, and French on their side, and they could have fielded at least a sizeable enough army...
  14. Incanian

    HELP With Other countries roles in the Crimean War

    The Crimean War in some aspects was a pretty wide conflict, and I wanted to learn more about the involvement of all the other nations in the world in this conflict. I've heard some involvement of Ireland, America, and Japan, but I'd like to hear a bit more about the largest conflict in Europe...
  15. The_Russian

    DBWI: Russia looses the Russo-Turkish War

    What if Russia lost the Russo-Turkish war? Would the Ottoman Empire last into the mid 20th century? Would Russia still eventually conquer Constantinople and still control it today as it does IOTL, or would it stay in Turkish hands up into modern days? I know there was some talk of France getting...
  16. WI: The Polish(-Lithuanian) Question resolved in the Crimean War

    Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, probably the most influential Pole at the time advocated for the inclusion of the Polish freedom in the Treaty of Paris from the very start of the war (and even suggested a Anglo-French alliance against Russia at the beginning of the year), but his suggestion fell on deaf...
  17. Plausibility Check: An Expanded Crimean War

    Since I graduated last year, I have had this idea for a timeline based on a Crimean War which continued on for longer and ultimately leads to Russia losing its Great Power status. My primary sources for my work, and now this timeline Winfried Baumgarts was mainly “The Crimean War 1853 - 1856”...
  18. Incanian

    AHC Japan in the Crimean War

    Is there a way to get the Japanese to enter the Crimean war against Russia? The Perry expedition happened at the same time as the war's commencement, and is there any way for them to join it, and possibly get something out of it?
  19. What if: Austrian Prussian support for Russia during the Crimean war

    The Crimean War The great powers of Europe had long agreed that a chaotic dissolution of the Ottoman empire should be avoided. That did not mean that they were passive observers, or that they did not have clear, often contrary interests. The traditional goal of Russia was to gain access for...
  20. Incanian

    Persia Joins Crimean War

    Since 1651, the Persians, and Russians fought wars against each other for control in the Caucasus. But ever since 1722, the Persians lost more and more land in the Caucasus, and influence there. The Treaty of Turkmenchay was a national failure for the Persians, losing a ton of Caucasian land...
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