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No crumbling German economy after WW1 would have occurred
Japan might not have decided to attack Pearl Harbour in 1941, since it could very well be under the impression that the US wouldn't get involved in a Pacific war.
It is 1914 and instead of the history we know the German army starts the schleffin plan Luxenbourg falls and instead of holding the German war machine the Belgium army is crushed. The German army marches on to France and instead of the stoic resistance from the B.E.F and the French Third, Fourth and Fifth armies they are routed and the German offensive pushes deeper into France and by February 1915 have controll of Paris.
The only really interesting question to me is, where would Germany have gone with its hegemony? Rule of France and takeover of its manpower for soldiering in Russia? That Germany feared Russia and meant to conquer it was well known at the time. How far would Germany have extended its rule? It could have become a German-ruled continent, which might have had some advantages in social order, but Germany's undeniable obsession with militarism was ominous.
I hope it doesn't have as serious consequences as it did in the '30s! The Depression raised Hitler to power, and there we all were.
If Germany had won WWI, no communists, no leftist rebellions. Remember that they suppressed leftists very successfully indeed for a long time --- Lenin was so isolated that they shipped him back to Russia to cause what trouble he could (he caused a lot) in a closed railway train! Socialism and labor movements were less developed in Germany than anywhere else in the developed world. Had Germany won WWI, that's how it would have remained.
In a way the reason that treaty was so harsh was because Germany wanted to secure the "rear" and improve material supplies. So perhaps given a different context the result would have been more balanced?
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