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Basically, the Germans capture 300 000 allied troops instead of them escaping across the channel, and with those troops as POWs they negociate a peace with Britain, that in short says "acknowledge German hegemony in Europe, and you'll get your POWs back". At least most of them. On the eastern front I chose to go with the general cliche around here, Hitler isn't as retarded in his decision making, USSR is even more unlucky than IOTL. This all results in a German-dominated Europe, by means of annexations, puppet regimes and occupations stretching from the English Channel in the west to the Urals in the east, and from Nordkapp in the north to Crete in the south.

The year is now 1950 and Germania, the "capital of the world" has just been finished. The buildings and monuments in this city were constructed simply to show how "superior" Germany actually was, with the crown jewel being the almost 300 meters high Volkshalle, or the People's Hall. Here is a map depicting Nazi Germany at its absolute peak, when the world turned their heads to Germania in mixed awe and disgust. Little did they know that this empire built upon war, hatred and slavery would soon collapse. Literally. But that's another story.

Finished on May 16, 2011
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bruiser128 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Well during that period it was the Soviet Union that had the largest armies and the best tanks.
So they could steamroll over the Third Reich like the sick pieces of $#!% they are.
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Rikitikiwiki Featured By Owner Edited Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Even though  don't like the implications, I must admire the aestheticism of this map.

Might I ask what happened to Warsaw?
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TGTempleton Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Student General Artist
In the German planning, Warsaw was chosen to be destroyed and turned into a small town (All part of the Pabst Plan) because of the symbolic nature it had to the Poles as their capital.
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Rikitikiwiki Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Kinda sucks, but makes sense in the context.
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borthong Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
How do you make maps like this? It's amazing!
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Albinavonroth Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
But Upper Silesia is too big again!
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SirKokosnuss Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
no it has the right size
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DerBurm Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
This is a very nice map. I especially like Prinz-Eugen-Land.
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Albinavonroth Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This map is SOOOOOOOOOO AMAZING! My favorite part is Upper Silesia.
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WhippetWild Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very good but how did the german builder counter the huge size of the buildings, and soft ground which would make them sink or subside?
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You can pump concrete into the earth.
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WhippetWild Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh yes, that works :)
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Animadefensor Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The western border looks like the Holy Roman Empire in 1648.
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DaFreak47 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
That was part of Hitler's New Order.
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sleator Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013   Interface Designer
Very impressive map! I love the aging done on it, it looks real! One small note though, in the Fraktur lettering at the top, the "ch"s should be ligatures rather than separate letters, and the "s" in "deutsch" should be a long-s (the kind that looks like an f) rather than a short-s (generally speaking, the short s is only used at the ends of words).

This is nitpicking, though; as I said, it's a very impressive map.
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Disstrack Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
why arent the operationszonen part of it?
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
Because they were only established after Italy had surrendered.
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Lordnarunh Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would love an alternate movie about this story. I think, both our nations would've been amongst the slaves of Hitler, which is the basic of a great rebel war.

You have great stories on Your maps, keep up the good work!

Best wishes from Hungary! (Ungarn :P)
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hottygirl Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014
Funny you mention the idea for such a movie, one exception being that Hitler lives past 1955.....[link]
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
Thank you :)
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Scarfield Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012
Brings back memories from reading "Fatherland" by Robert Harris, though there the Holocaust is a "unknown" secret, replaced in history by the Soviet Holodomor and AH still kicking in 1964 at 75.
I always found it very amusing that not even a Nazi Europe could stop the Beatlemania X)
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hottygirl Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014
Funny you should mention "Fatherland"....[link]
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hlovell Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome stuff, man!

I really like how you came up with German names for Dunkirk and Bialystok. I do know that the Nazis wanted to Germanify all the lands they had conquered, so this is pretty interesting, but in a disturbing way knowing the Nazis and all the crimes against humanity they committed.

I also have some questions about this alternate Fallout universe where I replaced the People's Republic of China with Nazi Germany, since I've been thinking of rebooting it. If you can spare the time for what I have to say, I would really appreciate that, since you seem to be very knowledgeable about this stuff. :heart:

But if you can't or don't want to, it's fine with me. I won't hold it against you.
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TomBombardier Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012
Very well done, though I would have thought Denmark would have been integrated by now. That and Brussels had been set aside as it's own city by the Nazis, like Hamburg and Berlin.
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TheBigBluePixel Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2012
This is impressive. It looks real like taken from a parallel universe.
"Prinz Eugen-Land" is weird though. The only way it would look like that is if Romania was conquered and partitioned like Yugoslavia or Poland, but the other borders of her seem like the real ones from 1941-44 when it was allied with Germany. You can even see the northern edge of Transnistria.
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012
A Prinz-Eugen-Land encompassing all of the Banat region had been considered for quite some time as I said in my earlier post, and it could be achieved by an ultimatum to the Romanian government.
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TheBigBluePixel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012
I know it was considered. I doubt an actual decision to implement it and the means to do it.
Ihe geopolitical situation from summer 1940 wouldn't fit here. An Axis Romania might not accept that and would resist, just like an Axis Italy, Hungagy might have etc. The country would would have to be crushed and subdued to be sure.
Take the example of the two "Operational zones" in northern Italy, they existed only because the Nazis had a successful invasion of Italy in sept 43 not because Hitler made an ultimatum to a still sovereign Italy.
Romania was still a medium sized country with a relatively large army, their main supplier of oil and home to the largest German minority in Europe after Poland, most of which not in the Banat anyway. Unless it's a surprise invasion, a direct war might be very damaging for German interests.
Plus Prinz-Eugen-Land was supported mainly by a minority of Swabians in Vojvodina and Hungary proper, not Romania, so it would have taken lands from Hungary and Croatia to.
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
I am aware of this, and the map is not set in 1940, but the early 1950s. Off the top of my head, the Romanian part of Banat had a population of roughly 300.000 Germans in the 40s. Germany could no doubt pressure Romania into giving in to them, and the same would happen with Hungary, though a much smaller part. Yes, it would be diplomatic suicide to even consider this, but then again, when did the Nazis give a damn about logic, ethics and morals? ;)

On an unrelated note, the Bessarabian Germans, (which I assume you are referring to) were being resettled in various parts of the Wartheland and West Prussia, according to the Heim Ins Reich-program.
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TheBigBluePixel Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
It's not just the Bessarabian ones, there were Germans in many regions of Romania, the most important cluster was that of the Saxons in Transylvania proper (you can see Brasov/Kronstadt on your map). The majority stayed home before the Soviet takeover of Romania. Unlike Poland there was no mutual hostility between them and the majority. They were allowed to join the Wehrmacht or the SS and not lose Romanian citizenship.

The thing is that if the Nazis wanted to include all the minority Germans in South-Central Europe they would have to restore the borders of Austro-Hungary, and even this would leave out a few (there were also Germans in Bucharest).
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Ah, the Transylvanian Saxons. I had no idea they were so numerous. I thought they started migrating out of Transylvania after the Ausgleich of 1867 (just like the Germans in Budapest) and thus were quite limited to their numbers.

I also believe Hitler had a deep hatred towards Austria-Hungary so restoring their exact borders would not be too far up on his agenda.

Either way, while you raise very valid points, there were plans of creating a Prinz-Eugen-Gau that I was aware of at the time of making the map, and I have not seen any plans regarding the (re)conquering and incorporation of Transylvania, Wallachia or Bessarabia.
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TheBigBluePixel Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
My point is that it would be a hypothetical consequence taking to the extreme the idea of having all the German enclaves in Europe inside Germany.
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LSCatilina Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
How did you made the colors and the background of colors? I can see small lines within (except they differently turned in sea and in land).
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012
Those are layers with differently striped patterns overlayed.
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LSCatilina Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Okay. I don't use lawyers actually, i should do it.

By the way, which font are you using for your maps? I never found one that please me.
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
I use a whole bunch of fonts. Is there any font in particular you are wondering about?
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LSCatilina Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Yes, the one for the towns.
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012
That would be Bell MT :)
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falloutbunkr Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
It's beautiful.....the map I mean
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mrotsten Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
i like the whole work very much, quite realistic - considering one of hitlers biggest mistakes not being done, is a good one!
also using Leipzigs publisher meyer is authentic. you did your homework ;)
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mrotsten Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
one little correction/suggestion:

the marienburg is a little to far to the east
also i would suggesting putting the monument of tannenberg on the map (seeing as it was important to german nationalists back then)
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
Oh damn, you're right. I just looked it up and Marienburg should've been in West Prussia, not East :(

While the Tannenberg memorial was no doubt important, what I wanted to show were the Ordensburgen, not memorials.

Also, thank you! :)
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mrotsten Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
ah, i see
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owN95 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012
Very good work!
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh an Prinz-Eugen-Land sounds interesting, what is the background-story?? oO
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012
Well as you might know Hitler considered the Danube to be the one river that would tie together his new Europe, and thus it had to be under German control. This is ensured by carving out a Gau located in Banat, settled with Germans as a sort of fortress on the river. It is named after Prince Eugene of Savoy, who defended the area against the Turks in the 1700s.
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aha I didnīt know they had this plan, very interesting! I also heard, they wanted to make the Krim-peninsula in South-Ukraine to "Gotenland" with Theoderichshafen, as it was once settled by germanic Gothics.
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The map is really brialliant, very good research!

Just a question, would they really let Switzerland stay indipendant? I thought some Nazi-leaders said, they conquer Switzerland after the war.

Maybe Slowakia wouldīve been divided between Germany and Hungary soon, as they didnīt like "Kleinstaaterei" (small-statery)^^
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1Blomma Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012
There was a plan to invade Switzerland (Operation Tannenbaum), but it was eventually decided as too costly.

About Slovakia, yes, neither Hitler nor Mussolini approved of all the small states in Europe and it could very likely have been split up between Germany and Hungary. But again, it might be too costly and yield too little. The Slovak Republic was after all very Nazi-friendly already.
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really? I thought they needed only a very small tank-army to get Switzerland and it wouldnīt have been a problem^^ But in Switzerland were the banks and the Nazi-Gold. And America sold Spain or Switzerland oil, that came to Germany then. Many Americans became rich by supporting the Nazis.
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AmongTheSatanic Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Tanks can not traverse mountains. And the Swiss National Redoubt would have made any invasion a thousand times worse than Stalingrad. You'd have to deatomize mountains to take over the place... and if you did that, there'd be no point in taking it over anyway.
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