It seems to me the world would be so different that my mind boogie woogies. Did Communists actually have much of a chance? Would Germany have been a power independent of the Soviet Union? Would it still have been expansionist? Would it have been genocidal, but not against the the same people? (So far as I know, there is no generalization which explains which Communist countries killed on a grand scale, and which were more ordinary dictatorships. I'm very tentatively going with the personality of the leader.)
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