6th June 1944 Allied forces landed in Normandy, but this invasion failed.Hitler declared that it was German great victory, but he didn't know that was his last victory...
In summer 1944 Red Army launched operation Bagration and marched along to the west.In August 1944 reached borders of the Soviet Union. The first Soviet tank entered Warsaw in September 1944. Southern direction continued through Carpathians to Hungary and Romania. In winter 1944 Germans launched last ofensive in Eastern front called Operation "Wacht am Weichsel" with goals to recapture Warsaw and Eastern Prussia. German forces didn't have to chance to break the Soviet defence and in February 1945 the Soviets launched the counteroffensive.
This was devastating for German forces in the East. Red Army started the ofensive to Berlin. After the greatest battle of the war the Red flag has risen over Reichstag at June 1945. Hitler killed themselvs in bunker. Himmler taken control over the colapsing Reich.The Germans started fanatical resistance, Nazi elites fled do Alpinefestungs in the Alps. The Red Army marched across Germany. In September 1945 the Red Army crossed the French border. The Germans also resist in France, but in december the Red Army entered Paris. French called this event "Soviet Christmas present". In April 1946 the last German city, after being sieged by soviet altilery and bombed by american air force, surrended. The final capitulation was signed in 2nd May 1946.
Japan capitulated in 1st October 1945 after Hiroshima and Kokura was bombed by american nuclear bombs.
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More about mod
This mod is technically successor of The Internationale which will be no longer developed.Work on this mod is in beginnings.Start date in 1st January 1956 and end date would be probably 1990.
I wish that this mod will included
-focus trees for all major and powers and some interesting minors.
-a bigger spectrum of ideologies
-new technologies and division templates
-minister system like in Kaiserreich
-unique portraits, icons, pictures, loading screens and tips
Europe part #1- France and Benelux
President: Maurice Thorez
Member of: Prague Pact,Comecon, permanent member of the UN Security Council.
World War 2 and liberation:
In 1944, the French had the hope that the Americans would soon arrive, but eventually had to suffer under German occupation until 1946.After Berlin fell, German troops in France were weakened. Since the summer of 1945, French resistance (lead by the Communist Party) has controlled a large part of the country, but the occupying power did not intend to give up, the battles between occupiers and partisans took place often. The end of the occupation was brought by the Soviet Army. First Soviet tank cross French border in late September 1945. Since October until December Soviets and French resistance fought against Germans. On 17 December, the Red Army entered Paris. German garrison of Paris capitulated to the French partisans on 21 December. In December, a new government was composed in Paris.The French provisional Govertment was dominated by the tripartisme alliance between the French Communist Party (CPF),led by Maurice Thorez, the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) led by Léon Blum,and the Christian democratic Popular Republican Movement (MRP), led by Georges Bidault. Chairman of the Provisional Government was general Charles de Gaulle.
Post war development:
In 1947 was proclaimed fourth French republic.Léon Blum was appointed president. Maurice Thorez was appointed premier, after CPF won the elections. The tension between CPF, SFIO and MRP has increased day by day. The noncommunist forces were afraid of the influence of the Communists. Ministers for MRP resigned. Throughout France, communist protests were organized. Léon Blum accepted their resignation.
These ministers was replaced by members of CPF.Maurice Thorez proclaimed the French Socialist Republic. Several opposition-backed generals launched a revolt against the Communist government.The nationalists troops in the French territory were defeated by the French Red Army. Nationalists fled to colonies.The French Socialist Republic proclaimed the independence of the African and Asian states, formerly colonies of France. The Africans and the communists defeated most of the nationalist forces in West Africa in the end of 1948. But the main nationalists forces were in Algeria. In 1949, bloody fighting took place in Algeria, after which nationalist troops surrendered. Nationalists fled to Corsica. Corsica was bombed by the French Air Force.Communists planed landings on the island.
Britain has interfered in the conflict and threatened that if the war continues to continue, it may lead to a war between Britain and France. Nationalists and Communists signed a ceasefire. France remained under the control of the Communist government, Corsica under the rule of the nationalists and all the colonies gained independence.
In 1950s by the most of the World the French Socialist Republic was recognized as "true France" and French Socialist Republic became one of the world major powers on the side of the USSR.
President: Georges Bidault
-non recognized by the UN, observer in NATO
French State cooperates with British and Americans.
The Corsicans are hostile to the French government in Corsica and want more rights like recognize Corsican language as official language in the state.
Capital: Luxembourg City
Leader: Charles Marx
Member of: Prague Pact,Comecon, UN
Luxembourg was liberated by the Red Army in October 1945.
After the war Communists came to power the Duchy was abolished and members of the aristocrat family were forced to emigrate from the country.
President: Julien Lahaut
Member of: Prague Pact,Comecon, UN
Belgium was liberated by the Red Army in November-December 1945.
After first free elections the Communists quickly came to power. Belgian Socialist Federative Republic was proclaimed. Monarchy was abolished.King Léopold III, who had surrendered himself to the German army in 1940, was found to as a traitor. Léopold III was arrested and was sentenced to death penalty.The rest of the royal family was forced to emigrate. Léon Degrelle and all key members of Rexist Party was publicly executed.
In 1947, the independence of the Congo was proclaimed.Former Belgian Congo was briefly after associated with the French Congo.
Leader: Paul de Groot
Member of: Prague Pact,Comecon, UN
Netherlands was liberated by the Red Army in February-March 1946.
After first free elections the Communists quickly came to power. Monarchy was abolished and members of the royal family were forced to emigrate from the country.
In 1948 the independence of the Idonesia was proclaimed.Netherlands then supported the Communists in the Indonesian Civil War. In 1947 all Caribbean colonies was seized by the British and Americans, because Truman was concerned that they could serve as Soviet bases for an attack on the United States.After this act relationship between Netherlands and the West became very cold.
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