The Big Switch: The War That Came Early, Book Three (Google eBook)
In 1941 Winston Churchill was Hitler’s worst enemy. Then a Nazi secret agent changed everything.
What if Neville Chamberlain, instead of appeasing Hitler, had stood up to him in 1938? Enraged, Hitler reacts by lashing out at the West, promising his soldiers that they will reach Paris by the new year. Instead, three years pass, and with his genocidal apparatus not fully in place, Hitler barely survives a coup, while Jews cling to survival, and England and France wonder whether the war is still worthwhile. The stage is set for World War II to unfold far differently from the history we know—courtesy of Harry Turtledove, wizard of “what if?,” in the continuation of his thrilling series: The War That Came Early.
Through the eyes of characters ranging from a brawling American serving with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain to a woman who has seen Hitler’s evil face-to-face, The Big Switch rolls relentlessly forward into 1941. As the Germans and their Polish allies slam into the gut of the Soviet Union in the west, Japan pummels away in the east. Meanwhile, in the trenches of France, French and Czech forces are outmanned but not outfought by their Nazi enemy. Then the stalemate is shattered. In England Winston Churchill dies suddenly, leaving the gray men wondering who their real enemy is. And as the USSR makes peace with Japan, the empire of the Rising Sun looks westward—its war with America about to begin.
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Harry Turtledove's The War That Came Early: Coup d'Etat.
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Review: The Big Switch (The War That Came Early #3)User Review - Edward Fowler - Goodreads
I love Turtledove's alternate history. In this episode of "The War That Came Early" the European Allies (sans USA, since the war was early and Japan hasn't initiated hostilities) team up with Nazi Germany to take on the Russians. Read full review
Review: The Big Switch (The War That Came Early #3)User Review - Alexander Seifert - Goodreads
While the whole Southern Victory series was broken up into various sub-series, the War that Came Early was all one long chain of books. At this stage I was getting pretty apathetic, but I must admit ... Read full review