Allen, Louis. "If I had been… Hideki Tojo in 1941"
Divergence: 1941 CE
What if: The prime minister of Japan pursued a path that would maximize Japan's gains without forcing a war with the United States.
Summary: Japan's takeover of Java and Siberia provokes a worried America to elect MacArthur in '44 and to ally with Germany. The falling Japan uses nukes.
Published: In If I Had Been…, Ten Historical Fantasies (ed. Daniel Snowman), q.v.
Uchronia is copyright © 1991-2023 Robert B. Schmunk