World for the Workers

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After the Allies victory in World War II, however, in the US, then president Harry S. Truman was assassinated by unknown assailants. The blacks were accused of the assassination and US fell into civil war, resulting in its disintegration into smaller states. The US government was replaced by the short-lived ineffective and corrupt Atlantic Confederation. Meanwhile, the UK, with its strong military-industrial might, still remains strong, but the UK government was overthrown in a revolution, killing the British Royal Family, and the UK became under a semi-totalitarian government under the principle of 'English Socialism'. Meanwhile, the USSR still remains strong and formed communist governments throughout eastern Europe and Asia. In 1952, North Korea, with the help of USSR, manages to reunify Korea under communist rule, due to little UN and US intervention and some support from China. Meanwhile, as China does not need to defend itself to push the UN forces, Mao Zedong manages to invade Taiwan and defeat the KMT (Kuomintang), and took over Hong Kong and Macau, effectively reunifying all of China under communism as well. China emerges as another communist superpower and then proceeds to help communist parties in Southeast Asia to gain power as well, notably helping communist Vietnamese to overthrow the weak and ineffective Vietnamese government earlier in 1964. Meanwhile, communist Korea manages to invade and take over major parts of Japan as well. The People's Union of Korea and Japan was proclaimed in 1966. The communist governments of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam unified to form the Democratic People's Republic of Indochina in 1967.

The UK tried to form a military treaty with the Soviet Union, but talks between UK and USSR failed over disagreements with each other over socialism and communism, forming a cold war and started to compete in terms of economic and military might. Germany remained split between the two sides. The UK was then allied with the People's Republic of China and People's Union of Korea and Japan in 1959, when China and Korea heavily disagreed with Khrushchev's destalinisation. The UK granted independence to its colonies in Southeast Asia, which are swiftly taken over by communists/pro-socialists backed by the UK. Indonesian president Sukarno resigned in 1967, but Suharto was killed by communists which later dominated the Indonesian government, allying itself, however, to the Soviet Union instead of China or the UK. The protests in Thailand toppled the Thai royal government and merged with the Democratic People's Republic of Indochina in 1971. Meanwhile, the Soviet Union launched invasions into the US states and managed to occupy a portion of western US and Alaska, while the UK, in retaliation, launched troops onto the eastern US and formed a puppet government known as the United Atlantic States under socialism.

In 1974, the UK invades France, the Iberian peninsula and Northern Africa. The UK takes over all of French colonies and also conquered Brazil and Argentina. Meanwhile, Cuba has been under the Castro government, which conquers the Caribbean islets and the northern part of South America. It intended to remain neutral, but gets closer to the USSR and allowed the deployment of USSR missiles in Cuba, prompting a missile crisis in the Caribbean after military confrontations with UK troops. The crisis was resolved quickly thanks to diplomacy. The USSR takes over Chile with the help of Cuba. With Soviet bases in Indonesia, it attempts to conquer a part of Australia which is under UK control. Australia remains disputed between today's Indonesia and the UK government.

Western Europe, meanwhile, decided to stay neutral on the cold war between UK and USSR, and formed the European Union, which later grew into the United Nations, in charge of settling disputes between the UK and USSR.