Amis, Kingsley. "1941/A"
Divergence: 1941 CE
What if: Japan and Germany launched a joint naval attack on the U.S. mainland in December 1941, shelling various port cities, and then joined forces to block the Panama Canal.
Summary: Presented as a chapter from the history text A History of the Second Great War, 1939/A-1943/A, in which the Axis wins World War II after the U.S. signs a treaty guaranteeing not to enter the fight.
Published: In The Spectator, Dec. 19, 1992; and in Mr. Barrett's Secret and Other Stories, Hutchinson 1993 (0091778905BUY), Penguin 1994 (0140240799BUY), Penguin Australia 1994 (014023571X), Ulverscroft 1995 (0708933424BUY).
Web link: The Spectator