|Nations and Geopolitics|
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Welcome to the portal page of the Battle For Earth: Prime alternate history. This timeline is a collaborative history that anyone can contribute to, so long as they follow the appropriate conventions.
As many of us probably know, the original creator of the timeline is CrimsonAssassin, and it has since become a community-wide project of many map games and several timelines.
Please keep in mind that this timeline is likely to be always in construction, and as it progresses information may be subject to change.
The year is 1965. The Cold War is at a hot point. America is tied up in the Vietnam War, sparking the hippie movement. Meanwhile, the Beatles have struck big in Europe and America. The Space Race is in full swing. The motivation to explore space is high, though if anyone knew what was out there, mankind would happily stay on Earth.
In July, Mariner 4 flew by Mars and discovered something shocking: a lone spacecraft of unknown origins flying towards the Red Planet. The craft impacted on Mars and exploded. Fingers pointed at the Russians, but the Russians denied the capability of this. Attempts to get to the craft began immediately. Little did humanity knew they were stepping into affairs beyond them...