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This is the timeline showing the world of One of Many Deaths

1910s

1916 - Hitler dies in the Somme.

1918 - Treaty of Versailles is signed.

1920s

1923 - Nazi Party disbands.

1924 - DNVP gains popularity.

1924 - DNVP gains majority of seats in the Reichstag.

1925 - Tirpitz becomes leader of the DNVP.

1925 - Tirpitz is killed in suspicious circumstances. Many blame the Freikorps.

1925 - Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck becomes leader of the DNVP.

1925 - Playing much upon his war reputation, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck becomes chancellor.

1926 - DNVP passes law outlawing Communist parties, following a riot in Munich.

1930s

1931 - Japan invades Manchuria

1934 - Paul von Hindenburg dies of Cancer.

1935 - Lettow passes the Enabling Act, and re-instates the monarchy, with Kaiser Wilhelm's son being given the Throne, though he does not have much real power.

1935 - Freikorp are made illegal following several murders.

1936 - Great Purge begins in the USSR.

1936 - Spanish Civil War begins.

1936 - Republicans begin to gain the advantage in Spain, the army in Africa being trapped on the wrong side of the Mediterranean. 

1937 - Japan invades the coastline of China.

1937 - Republican victory in the Spanish Civil War.

1937 - Germany joins the Allies.

1937 - Germany annexes Austria in a bloodless changeover. Treaty of Versailles is declared void.

1937 - Second Sino-Japanese war begins.

1939 - Great Purge ends in the USSR.

1940s

1941 (January) - USSR invades Eastern Europe, with the intention to push to the Polish border. World War Two begins.

1941 (February) - The Manhattan Project begins, with all the scientists of the Allies joining one larger group in America.

1941 (March) - A Pan-European Alliance is formed to fight against the USSR.

1941 (May) - The USSR reaches the Eastern Polish Border.

1941 -Japan invades Northern China, as this is already out of Chinese control.

1941 (December) - Japan invades Malaysia and bombs Singapore and Hong Kong. The UK declares war. They also launch the Pearl Harbor attack, causing the USA to declare war. Australian forces are returned to Australia.

1941 (February) - Singapore falls to Japan. Neville Chamberlain resigns. Churchill is appointed in his place

1941 (February) - Darwin is attacked by air. This is the first of many such raids.

1941 (March) - The USA fully mobilises against Japan. A mass of propaganda campaigns result in huge numbers of new recruits.

1941 (May) - Sydney is shelled by Japanese submarines, as is Newcastle (AUS).

1942 (June) - USSR crosses the Polish border.

1942 (August) - Polish forces retreat to Warsaw. USSR forces rapidly advance.

1942 (September) - Poland becomes a Communist puppet of the USSR. Germany begins to fortify the borders.

1942 (December) - USSR halts at the German Border. Troops mass for an attack. The remnant of China sues for peace.

1943 (March) - Germany continues to fortify its borders, making the Berlin Line to the East.

1943 (June) - USSR advance begins to slow, with supply lines stretching back to Moscow, through hostile territory, with resistance groups disrupting supplies.

1943 (September) - Red Army forces launch an assault on the Berlin Line, and although it meets some moderate success, it is bogged down swiftly, as they are halted, and then vital supplies fail to get through in sufficient numbers, due to the actions of resistance groups, and harsh Autumn rains.

1943 (October) - The Red Army pulls back to the border.

1943 (November) - European forces push the Russians back over the German border.

1943 (December) - The Allies push the USSR back to Warsaw, and then are halted.

1944 (January) - USSR and Allies sign an armistice. Neither side truly believes the peace will last.

1944 (February) - American Communists set off a bomb on the side of the Statue of Liberty. The bomb causes severe damage,but the Statue remains structurally sound. In response to this terrorist attack, the USA declares war on the USSR.

1944 (March) - Without any real need for them, now that the Soviets have been pushed back, and the USA has entered the war, many Colonial Troops are sent from the Soviet Front to the Pacific War. The Japanese begin to fall back.

1944 (May) - Much of the Royal Navy is sent to the Pacific, as the Soviet Naval Forces are Negligible. US Forces begin to arrive in Europe, but their untried Generals are not given overall command, despite the USA's wishes.

1944 (June) - The Japanese Navy suffers a major defeat, losing much of its power. Iwo Jima is attacked by the US and European Forces

1944 (July) - Iwo Jima falls, after heavy fighting, due to the large allied naval presence there.

1944 (August) - The Alliance launches an assault on Russian Warsaw. The Russian Forces there have been digging in, however, and the attack is swiftly bogged down. Only the use of 24/7 bombing on the city could force the Soviets back, but eventually, Warsaw fell.

1944 (September) - Okinawa is taken. The Japanese have been pushed back to the main Islands, though fighting on Okinawa was brutal. Western Strategists begin to understand how monumental a challenge taking Japan represents, as the military and general population are fanatical in their devotion to the Emperor.

1944 (October) - Soviets begin to brutally suppress the resistance groups. The number of Resistance Members plummets, and Soviet supplies begin to get through, but the amount is still pitiful, as the supply lines are so long, the Soviets are still not able to push forward.

1944 (November) - The Soviets are pushed from Poland. The liberation of much of Eastern Europe is planned, and the plans for the eventual invasion of Russia are finalised. Turkey joins the Alliance.

1944 (December) - South Eastern Europe is Liberated by the European and American Forces, and the USSR begins to retreat.

1945 (January) - A storm hits New York. Alarmingly, the Statue of Liberty begins to creak, and in the morning, the right arm is gone. It is located by frogmen, near Liberty Island, in the Hudson. The Statue is stabilised with support struts, to prevent any more damage.

1945 (March 5) - The allied forces pushes the USSR out of South Eastern Europe.

1945 (March) - The Allies invade Ukraine, Belarus and other SSRs. This is the first time the Soviets have lost Soviet Territory.

1945 (April) - The war in the USSR is now put on a back burner, and the Allies now focus on the final battle for Japan.

1945 (September) - The Trinity Test is successful.

1945 (November)- American generals begin planning the invasion of Japan, but have to wait until typhoon season has passed

1946 (March) - A feint is made against invasion beaches, drawing the Japanese kamikazis out of the air bases, and then destroying them with pseudo-troop ships, actually covered in AA guns. This deals a heavy blow to the Japanese defence of Kyūshū.

1946 (April-June) - Operation Olympic begins. It goes roughly according to plan, and is over in ninety days, but the losses exceed 250,000 for the Allies alone. Operation Coronet is prepared for.

1946 (July - November) - Operation Coronet begins. The beachheads fall, but the push towards Tokyo is slow and painful. Many thousands of American and European forces are killed, but this number pales when compared to the Japanese casualties. The Allies eventually reach Tokyo.

1946 (November - December) - Tokyo is assaulted, and the Allies slowly progress through the city. Much is destroyed by firebombs and air raids prior to the assault. 

1947 (January-November) - The Allies invade Russia. Leningrad falls after a brutal battle. After a long battle, the Allies gain air superiority.

1947 (December) - A flight of B29s fly over Stalingrad. The 'Little Boy' atomic bomb is dropped. Stalingrad is destroyed.

1948 (February) - The Allies offer an ultimatum to the USSR. Stalin claims his armies will fight to the bitter end in defence of the communist ideal. The Red Army Leadership is more realistic, and launches a coup d'etat. Stalin is killed, and the Red Army surrenders.

1948 (April) - Russia becomes a Military Dictatorship, under the Leadership of Georgy Zhukov.

1948 (August) - The USA finishes rebuilding the Statue of Liberty, and in a symbolic gesture, they pull the original torch from the Hudson, and place it on Liberty Island as a memorial of the war.

1948 (September) - A Unified Korea is released from Japanese control. Many Japanese War Criminals are persecuted in the Hiroshima Trials.


1950s

1950 - The Dominions of the British Empire are given the option of independence or remaining Dominions. They remain Dominions, barring India, which is granted independence.

1950 - A United Nations is created following the Second World War.

1951 - The USA experiences a major baby boom.

1952 - The Russian Federation begins to rebuild its western side, as it has been all but destroyed by the Allied advance. The same begins in Japan.

1953 - Much of Eastern Europe begins to rebuild.

1954 - German Elections go against General Lettow, and the Social Democrats are voted in. They pass a bill that effectively creates a National Health Service. This occurs simultaneously in the UK. The bills have been passed, but the services do not exist.

1955 - The Chinese civil war officially ends when the US and European forces pull out. The ROC holds all of China, but still has to deal with Communist Insurrections.

1956 - The two Health Services are an actuality. Allied Forces begin to pull out of Japan, but American bases remain dotted around the Islands.

1956 (June 5th) - The UK and Germany conduct a Joint Nuclear Test. It succeeds and they begin to produce nuclear bombs.

1957 - Many recently independent countries in Asia form a defensive pact and a trade bloc.

1958 - Much of Oceania joins the Asian bloc.

1959 - The Russian Federation completes several cities in the west. They retain utter neutrality.

1960s

1960 - Germany creates a missile that can travel between countries and continents.

1961 - A European Union is proposed. Britain and Germany are the proposers.

1962 - The European Union is created.

1963 - Japan joins the Asian Bloc, and Defensive Pact. An alliance is signed between the nations. It becomes the Hiroshima Pact.

1964 - Germany proposes that Europe centralises industry and manufacture, so as to maximise efficiency. This proposal is agreed by a 90% majority. Czechoslovakia votes against the bill, as it desires to keep its industry.

1965 - The Hiroshima Pact begins to increase agriculture and technological outputs.

1966 - The ROC finally defeats the Communist insurgency. India tests a nuclear bomb. As a response, Britain leaks the technology of nuclear weapon manufacture to the Dominions.

1967 - The USA begins to fall behind in many fields of scientific and technological advancement. A dictator takes power in Yugoslavia.

1968 - Bosnians are segregated in Yugoslavia. The UN condemns this, but does nothing to stop it. The UN does, however, intervene in South Africa, and forces them to have a fair vote, with the entire population being given the Vote. Nelson Mandela is elected, and apartheid is ended.

1969 - Yugoslavia begins to murder Bosnians in the hundreds, building death camps, where they are marched in and gunned down, onto conveyor belts into furnaces. Czechoslovakia requests permission to intervene, but the UN declines, as it believes the Czechs have an ulterior motive. The USA's industry, unable to withstand the onslaught of cheaper foreign goods, collapses. The USA remains a superpower, but is no longer invulnerable.

1970s

1970 - The UN gives the EU as a whole permission to invade Yugoslavia and end the Genocide. The final death toll is estimated at around 1.5 million, half of the entire population of the Bosnians in Yugoslavia. Bosnia is established as a nation, under Czech protection. A democratic government is set up in Yugoslavia, which promptly collapses, and the EU nations send their militaries in again, creating Croatia and Serbia from Yugoslavia.

1971 - The EUSA (European Union Space Agency) gets a satellite into space. They are followed, a few months later, by the Hiroshima Pact. NASA has its budget slashed, as the US attempts to revive its Industry.

1972 - The EU astronaut, Thomas Reiter, is the first man on the moon. The first words he says are "Ja, Köln. Wie stehe ich hier in die Wunder der bei Hadley unbekannt, ich irgendwie erkennen, es gibt eine grundlegende Wahrheit zu unserer Natur. Man muss zu erkunden.", usually distilled to "Man muss zu erkunden", or "Man must explore". The Hiroshima Pact begins work on a rocket to get them to the moon.

1972 - Britain begins to decommission much of its navy. Argentina falls under a military junta.

1973 - The Internet is formed in EU nations. Russia emerges as a major oil exporter to the EU and Asia. The Hiroshima Pact's space agency is shut down, and they return to individual national industries.

1974 - Argentina claims the Falkland Islands as Argentinian, and invades them. They are successful, but a British submarine in the area torpedoes an Argentinian troop ship full of soldiers. Royal Navy vessels are in the area in 48 hours, and the Argentinians are pushed from the islands. A British torpedo hits Bueno Aires, igniting a fuel tanker, in a blaze that lasts for three days, and claims hundreds of lives, and billions of pounds of property damage, almost destroying the city, and collapsing the junta. Argentina falls under a corrupt regime that has pseudo elections, that are patently rigged. They are funded and supported by the USA, in an attempt to lower British, and thus EU, influence in the region.

1975 - The EU begins to federate, with a supranational government in charge of major foreign policy, and national governments controlling infrastructure and the majority of the running of the country.

1976 - Russia tests a nuclear weapon. The USA begins disarmament of nuclear weaponry. Saddam Hussein takes power in Iraq.

1977 - The EU launches a space station in several parts over the year.

1978 - The British Dominions are finally granted free rule by the EU. Australia and New Zealand unite into the United Republics of Australia and New Zealand.

1979 - Argentina again attempts to invade the Falkland Islands. The EU invades the nation, sparking the Argentine War.

1980s

1980 - EU forces establish a beachhead in Argentina, but guerrillas in the jungles bring the mortality rate up.

1981 - Buenos Aires is completely destroyed in a carpet bombing by the EU. Argentine rebels continue to make life hell for EU soldiers as the EU pushes on. Cordoba is bombed, but to a lesser extent.

1982 - The EU withdraws from Argentina, having taken in excess of 213,000 casualties. EU forces withdraw, but a garrison of 1000 is left on the Falkland Islands.

1983 - The EU dominates the world in terms of military, industry and technology. However, they are dependent on oil from Russia and the Middle East.

1984 - An Islamic Fundamentalist blows himself up on a jumbo jet between Britain and Mainland Europe, and the plane crashes. Airport security is tightened. 

1985 - The IRA begins a bombing campaign in Belfast. EU troops are moved into Northern Ireland to deal with the troubles.

1986 - The tallest building in the world is built in Berlin. 

1987 - Following 20 military personnel and upwards of 500 civilians losing their lives, the EU withdraws from Northern Ireland, and it is united with Southern Ireland. The IRA is dissolved.

1990s

1990 - An economic bubble begins to grow throughout the world. The USA begins to rise as an economic power, as it sells its oil and coal to other nations. Canada begins to exploit the oil sands.

1991 - Concerns are raised about Global Warming in the world, and after scientists prove its existence, the European Union begins shifting to more renewable energy sources. The economy of North America goes into recession.

1992 - The European Union begins to research nuclear fusion. Iraq declares war on Iran and invades. The Middle East collapses into anarchy as the finely tuned alliances pull nation after nation into the fray. The UN attempts to intervene.

1993 - The EU begins to cut down severely on oil use. The Middle East War continues to rage. The UN imposes strict sanctions on the Middle East as a whole, and the oil-driven economy crashes without an active market.

1994 - The British government begins to invest in wind turbines, providing the country with an economic and industrial boost.

1995 - The EU forces a bill through the UN, that allows for military intervention in the Middle Eastern crisis. The EU moves to support the most European of the Middle Eastern states, Turkey and its allies.

1996 - With the aid of the EU, the Middle East is pacified, and the Turks impose secular governments over every state in the Middle East. This causes extremist groups to rise up, although the EU-trained armed forces of the nations are widely able to keep control of their countries.

1997 - The EU funds the Middle East countries in their wars against extremist groups. The EU begins to state fund Robotics Companies.

1998 - The Extremists in the Middle East launch a terrorist assault on the EU. A plane flies into the Trade Centre in Berlin, whilst another plane flies into Tower Bridge in London, causing it to fall into the Thames. Terrorists blow up the Eiffel Tower, whilst others leave bombs in the catacombs under the city, causing Paris to collapse widely. Hundreds of Thousands of people are crushed or killed in the blast and collapse. The EU immediately moves fully into the Middle East, and forces the terror groups deep underground.

1999 - The EU is unable to advance into the mountains due to the guerrillas. The French launch a nuclear missile against a Taliban stronghold and launch Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles against other, easier accessed strongholds.

1999 - The EU now only uses 25% oil, and another 25% gas. They look to cut down further in the next millenium.

2000s

2000 - The EU forces number rises to four million. The terror groups are forced onto the back foot, and struggling to hold on. Local military forces aid the EU in forcing the terrorists into the hills.

2001 - The terrorists are truly on the back foot, and the EU forces finally and utterly devastate them. The terrorists are finally defeated on the 11th of September, and the EU pulls out over the year. The UN passes harsh laws on destruction of Natural Environments. A EU Probe lands on Mars, and they begin planning for a Manned Mission to Mars

2002 - China takes off as an industrial power, although it still lags behind India, Russia and the EU. Brazil begins to industrialise, although the UN sanctions on exploitation of Natural Habitats prevents the Mining Industry taking off.

2003 - World Economies begin to Boom, although the issues that caused the OTL Recession are not present due to different inter-country dynamics.

2004 - The EU begins to plan a program to create a permanent Base on the Moon. India lands a man on the Moon. The Mars Astronauts depart for Mars.

2005 - The EU Astronauts reach Mars, and put the EU flag there. Robots are used to pre-prepare the base on moon.

2006 - The First Astronauts arrive at the Base. They begin to explore the area, and set up a mine, analysing the Moon Rocks they collect. Research begins on Nuclear Fusion.

2007 - A War begins between CAR, DRC and Angola. Revolutions sweep across South America, creating more democratic Governments.

2008 - UN peace keepers try, and fail, to bring peace to the African War zone, and as a result, a bill is passed allowing UN members to intervene with their own military, on the UN 's behalf. Shortly after, South African troops begin to end the war within Africa.

2009 - The EU sets up a launch pad on the Moon, from which ships can be launched.

2010s

2010 - The World Population reaches 9 Billion. The EU population alone reaches 1.1 billion, and India and China have similar populations.

2011 - Russia becomes an associated member of the EU, but refuses to join the Euro. South Sudan secedes from Sudan, and Ethiopian and Kenyan Forces move in to protect their interests in the area, with Ethiopia siding with Sudan, and Kenya Siding with South Sudan. The War is brief, and Ethiopia withdraws as it becomes clear that they are losing. Sudan refuses to recognise South Sudan, but are the only nation to do so. An Earthquake hits Japan. Chinese Aid is the first to arrive, and the damage is swiftly cleaned up.

2012 - The SNP is elected in Scotland, and promises a referendum for leaving the United Kingdom. The EU warns that it will be unable to allow Scotland to stay in the EU without applying again, should it become independent.

2013 - Scotland becomes independent, and applies to join the EU. Turkey joins the EU. Alaska and Hawaii have referendums to decide whether they want to remain part of the Union. Alaska votes overwhelmingly to remain in the Union. 52% of Hawaiians vote to stay a US state. Most of these inhabit the Largest Island.

2014 (January) - Most of the Hawaiian Islands demand individual referendums. When this request is denied, they declare independence, and only the largest island remains a part of the USA.

2014 (February) - The Largest Island in Hawaii descends into rioting, as the independence advocates take to the streets, demanding the right to emigrate to the independent state of Hawaii.

2014 (March) - The Unites States demands that the Hawaiian Islands return to the Union, however, Australia demands that the Islands are given individual referendums, which pass, showing that all but the main Island wish for independence.

2014 (April 2nd) - The EU recognises the independent Hawaii. This is the beginning of a deluge of recognitions.

2014 (April 7th) - The US dispatches the Navy to retake the Hawaiian Islands. Japan and China deploy their Navies to protect the Hawaiian Independence. The EU and Australia do not get involved. However, they condemn the US actions, under president Romney.

2014 (April 8th) - The US fleet is turned around. The President promises that they will recover the islands.

2014 (April 9th) - The Remnant of the Hawaii State requests US Forces are sent to them, to ensure their protection, however, they are not allowed this by the UN. Australian Forces are dispatched instead, as they will not go on the offensive. Tensions rise, as there is uncertainty as to whether the Sino-Japanese Blockade will let them past.

2014 (April 10th) Australian Forces enter Hawaii State, and after a brief discussion in Congress, the USA designates an area of California as Hawaii, and the Hawaiians on the island are evacuated, as rioters take to the streets once more

2014 (April 11th) Hawaii is recognised by all nations barring the USA, as an independent nation.

2014 (May) Scotland joins the EU.

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