Recommended reading on alternate history

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SpicyJuan
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Re: Recommended reading on alternate history

Post by SpicyJuan » 24 Aug 2017 22:28

Delwin wrote:Are there any alternates dealing with Allies mistakes or changes in action? For example - France in 1940 does not fall for Mainstein plan?
Counterfactuals such as The Hitler Options or especially IF THE ALLIES HAD FALLEN (a very deceptive name) go into trying to reverse Allied mistakes. The latter has an article about if Germany went with an invasion through Belgium instead of the Ardennes, it's conclusion being that Hitler would still have driven into northeastern France, and after an operational pause finished off the rest of France although being strategically exhausted.

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Re: Recommended reading on alternate history

Post by hwge_ekmfui » 16 Jan 2018 00:40

I suggest "If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alaternative Scenarios of World War II" by Dennis E. Showalter and Harold C. Deutsch.
It has maps, but the text is getting hard for me to read.
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Re: Recommended reading on alternate history

Post by pintere » 16 Jun 2018 22:52

I'm surprised no-one has mentioned "Disaster at D-Day" by Peter Tsouras. Definitely my favourite alternate history book alongside "The Third World War" by Harold Coyle.

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Re: Recommended reading on alternate history

Post by lordroel » 27 Jul 2018 20:17

pintere wrote:
16 Jun 2018 22:52
I'm surprised no-one has mentioned "Disaster at D-Day" by Peter Tsouras. Definitely my favourite alternate history book alongside
Good book, if i remember correctly he concludes what happens after the last page as one of the contributors of the book Third Reich Victorious: Alternate Decisions of World War II.

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