What would it be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States? Written by
The future belongs to those who change it. (Season 2)
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Dick toyed around with several ideas for a sequel, but he couldn't bring himself to do more research on Nazi Germany, which he found profoundly depressing and soul-draining enough for one novel. Among them were: The first draft of The Ganymede Takeover. A story called "Ring of Fire" where the Nazis discover our world and steal nuclear weapons while a hybrid Japanese-American culture emerges. An early version of Radio Free Albemuth where the VALIS satellite was communicating Hawthorne Abendsen's next book to him and keeping the Gestapo away. See more
The total population of both Germany and Japan in 1940 was actually 5 million people less than the total US population. While the history of the series' universe is different than that of reality, besides the US' manufacturing base exceeding both nations, the population difference would have made their ability to conquer the country an impossibility. See more
I don't plan on dying, Frank. But you can't live your life in fear. I was back east at the end of the war, in Boston.
Yeah. You had to see it to believe it, Frank. Overnight, lynch mobs were murdering Jews because suddenly we were less than human.
And what did you do?
Well, those of us who came out in one piece. We buried service weapons underground, well wrapped in oil, and we vowed revenge. I got a life to lead, got kids to raise. And Hitler and the Nazis - I mean, I don't care how...
The copyright warning at the end of every episode is written in German and Japanese as well as English. See more
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Written by Irwin Cruris
Performed by Buddy Stewart
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