The Great Pacific War – Hector Charles Bywater

7th December 1941, Japan attacks the American naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; the heretofore neutral USA enters the war on the side of the Allies, declaring war on Japan on 8th December 1941. On 11th December 1941, Germany and Italy declare war on the USA, drawing it into a two-sided conflict that will last […]

Empire of the Sun – J. G. Ballard

06th August 1945. The US drops an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later, on 09th August, a second bomb is dropped on Nagasaki. The devastation of these two cities is followed by the unconditional surrender of Japan on 15th August 1945. War in Europe began in 1939, with Germany invading […]

1945: A Novel – Robert Conroy

The scale and number of twists and turns World War 2 had over a span of a few years has been fodder for multiple generations of historians and conspiracy theorists alike. Not the ones to be left out, many writers too have successfully utilized the ‘What if?’ trope of writing (popularly known as Alternate History […]