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Recommended reading on alternate history

Post by Panzer Leader » 03 Mar 2007 02:07

I'm starting an alternate history recommended reading thread in which members of our forum can recommend alternate history books to read.

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Post by Panzer Leader » 03 Mar 2007 02:12

Invasion
The German Invasion of England-July 1940
By Major Kenneth Macksey MC (Ret.)

Cold War Hot
Alternate Decisions of the Cold War
By Peter Tsouras

The Third World War
August 1985
By General Sir John Hackett

Rising Sun Victorious
By Peter Tsouras
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RE: Recommended Reading On Alternate History.

Post by Robert Rojas » 17 Mar 2007 07:57

Greetings to both brother Panzer Leader and the community as a whole. Well sir, in reference to your introductory posting of Saturday - March 03, 2007 - 2:07am, old Uncle Bob would like to recommend the following two thread's for your readerships perusal. The first thread is entitled as ARE PEOPLE INTERESTED IN A FICTIONAL OSTFRONT BOOK? and it is located within THE LOUNGE section of the fourm. The thread's author goes by the nom de plume of David C. Clarke and its creation date is Thursday - October 03, 2003 - 4:21am. The second thread is entitled as WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE WORLD WAR II FICTIONAL NOVEL and it is located within the MOVIES & GAMES section of the forum. The thread's author goes by the nom de plume of Potsdamerplatz and its creation date is Friday - April 07, 2006 - 12:43am. I hope these two reading suggestions will be of relevant assistance to your thread's disparate readership. ENJOY! Well, that's my initial two cents worth on your hypothetical topic OR topics of interest - for now anyway. As always, I would like to bid you a copacetic day over in the Old Dominion that is the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Re: RE: Recommended Reading On Alternate History.

Post by Panzer Leader » 20 Mar 2007 03:12

Robert Rojas wrote:Greetings to both brother Panzer Leader and the community as a whole. Well sir, in reference to your introductory posting of Saturday - March 03, 2007 - 2:07am, old Uncle Bob would like to recommend the following two thread's for your readerships perusal. The first thread is entitled as ARE PEOPLE INTERESTED IN A FICTIONAL OSTFRONT BOOK? and it is located within THE LOUNGE section of the fourm. The thread's author goes by the nom de plume of David C. Clarke and its creation date is Thursday - October 03, 2003 - 4:21am. The second thread is entitled as WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE WORLD WAR II FICTIONAL NOVEL and it is located within the MOVIES & GAMES section of the forum. The thread's author goes by the nom de plume of Potsdamerplatz and its creation date is Friday - April 07, 2006 - 12:43am. I hope these two reading suggestions will be of relevant assistance to your thread's disparate readership. ENJOY! Well, that's my initial two cents worth on your hypothetical topic OR topics of interest - for now anyway. As always, I would like to bid you a copacetic day over in the Old Dominion that is the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Best Regards,
Uncle Bob :idea: :) :wink: 8-)




I was trying to create an offical of books to read list sort of speak for this websites alternate history section, However I would have to look up the threads you suggested.


Thank you and have a good day out there in Oregon.

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Post by Polynikes » 20 Mar 2007 03:46

The Moscow Option by David Downing:

http://www.amazon.com/Moscow-Option-Alt ... 762&sr=1-1

Probably the best strategic AH books I've read.
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Post by Polynikes » 20 Mar 2007 03:48

The Hitler Options Edited by Kenneth Macksey:

http://www.amazon.com/Hitler-Options-Gr ... 854&sr=1-1

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Post by Polynikes » 20 Mar 2007 03:50

Fox On The Rhine

Fox At The Front:

Both by Douglas Niles & Michael Dobson:

http://www.amazon.com/Fox-Rhine-Douglas ... 941&sr=1-1

http://www.amazon.com/Fox-at-Front-Rhin ... 941&sr=1-2

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Post by T. A. Gardner » 20 Mar 2007 04:11

The Great Pacific War by Hector Bywater. This was written in the late 30's but it is interesting. Jutland in the Pacific with aircraft carriers, poison gas (the planes deliver it in one part by methods akin to crop dusting). Worth a read.

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Post by Hurgan » 26 Mar 2007 23:57

Does anybody know books on alternative history regarding XX century Japan and war in Pacific ?
I heard that that a couple have been relased last year.

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Post by Panzer Leader » 27 Mar 2007 23:14

Hurgan wrote:Does anybody know books on alternative history regarding XX century Japan and war in Pacific ?
I heard that that a couple have been relased last year.


This is the first I've heard of this but I'll have to look further into it.

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RE: Recommended Reading On Alternate History.

Post by Robert Rojas » 29 Mar 2007 15:28

Greetings to both citizen Hurgan and the community as a whole. Well sir, in reference to your inquiry of Tuesday - March 27, 2007 - 12:57am, old Uncle Bob is not presently aware of the existence of any recently published works of alternative history gravitating upon Twentieth Century Japan and the war in the Pacific. With that said, old yours truly would like to recommend the following work of literature for your perusal. The work of literature in question is entitled as THE BURNING MOUNTAIN: A Novel Of The Invasion Of Japan. The author is Alfred Coppel and the publisher is Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York City. The publishing year is 1983. I believe you will find THE BURNING MOUNTAIN to be relevant to your particular interests. ENJOY! Well, that's my latest two cents worth on this hypothetical topic of interest - for now anyway. In anycase, I would like to bid you a copacetic day over in the ever enduring land of Poland.

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Post by LWD » 29 Mar 2007 16:44

There is a rather long multi author series on line (at a couple sites I believe) where the major departure is a German victory at Jutland. Most of it is very well done and researched. Do a search under letterstime and you should turn up a few hits or just click on:
http://vivisimo.com/search?query=letter ... eb&x=0&y=0

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Post by Panzer Leader » 29 Mar 2007 23:58

I guess we could also post websites in the reading thread?

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