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Could the Western Allies Win Without the USSR?

Discussion in 'What If - European Theater - Western Front & Atlan' started by Guaporense, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. RichTO90

    RichTO90 Well-Known Member

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    Why would it suddenly not be Hitler's agenda in fall/winter 1940 and spring 1941, when it had been his agenda since around 1921-1922? Why would a 21-month-long holiday from Nazis hating Communists and vice versa continue, when one side, the Nazis, were so blatantly not following the agreement.

    Fundamentally, the problem with fixating on a POD in a what if without fleshing out the "why" is that you have not created an actual counterfactual, but rather a fantasy. It says quite a bit about such a POD that it is so difficult to create a viable reason behind it. Hitler suddenly just isn't Hitler, Stalin isn't Stalin, the Nazis are not Nazis, and the Soviets aren't Soviets. It is a short step from there to an Alien Space Bats Intervention, a la...Worldwar: In the Balance - Wikipedia
     
  2. Roderick Hutchinson

    Roderick Hutchinson Member

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    Screw it Rich you win, In every occasion no matter what, under all circumstances, Germany invades the Soviet Union. By your assumption that this is the case, then this renders the topic moot.

    I am done
     

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