What if Hitler had won the war, if Japan had another sneak attack, or if the cold war turned hot? What If? provides a fascinating new perspective on history's most pivotal events. Featuring today's foremost historians speculating on what could have happened, we discover where we might be if history had not unfolded the way it did. Listen to these never-before-published essays in which the keenest minds of our time ask big, tantalizing questions about our history and why, how, and when our fortune was made. The answers promise to be surprising, frightening, and entertaining...oh my!More
If you are a history nut or if you need a brush-up on some of the most critical military and historical events of the last 100 years, this is a fascinating download. What if Britain and then the U.S. had not entered World War One? One of the essays speculates on the tens of thousands of British lives that would have been saved and the chance that World War Two might never have been fought. Or...what if the United States had lost the Battle of Midway with Japan in 1942? An invasion of Hawaii could have been next. There are a number of other dramatic "what ifs." Listen to speculative history with a basis in solid scholarship. And feel humbled by the role that chance plays! (John B.)
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