- On the 23rd August Flight Lieutenant Frank Goyen comes down with a fever. A new pilot replaces him for Prince George's flight to Canada on 25th August 1942 and the aircraft does not crash after takeoff.
- POD: The Katyn Massacre goes undiscovered in early 1943. There is no break in Polish-Soviet relations.
- POD: Perhaps due to butterflies in the arrangements of aircraft used to transport civilians, the B-24 Liberator carrying General Wladyslaw Sikorski back from Gibraltar on July 4th 1943 does not crash after takeoff.
Wladyslaw Sikorski was the Prime Minister of the Polish government-in-exile and an outspoken proponent of Poland's position in wartorn Europe. In 1943, Soviet successes on the Eastern Front had reduced the role of the Polish army - and the discovery of the Soviet massacre of Polish officers at Katyn had destroyed the diplomatic links between the government-in-exile and Moscow. But if this Polish political tragedy had not occurred, the nation could well have gone on to do great things. Great things under the surprising leadership of an English prince...