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Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian
Editor says, what if Gustav Streseman had lived to stop Hitler's Rise to Power (but with disasterous consequences)? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Chancellor Ernst Thalmann thread.
In 1937,on this day in Republican Spain the former head of the defunct National German Workers' Party Adolf Hitler was killed in action while serving in the Freikorps "Ludendorff" Division at the Battle of Guadalajara continues from Part 4.
The Plot Against Germany 5His erstwhile colleague the former Commander of the Sturmabteilung, Ernst Röhm was also involved in the fighting in the University quarters - but on the other side, backing the Communists by serving in the German Spartikist Division.
Both men had become persona non grata when Chancellor Ernst Thalmänn took office after the death of President Hindeburg. The size of the Communist Party landslide majority even dispensed with the need for a coalition pact with the Socialist German Workers' Party. Consequently, its leader, "Club Foot" Joey Goebbels quit politics and subsequently became a Red Star Radio Berlin reporter. And as a result of entering that front-line role, he became increasingly aware of the Plot Against Germany. To be continued
Editor says, in this article we build upon ideas from Scott Palter and Eric Oppen and also diverge from Chris Oakley's thread Comrade Hitler: The Rise and Fall of an Infamous Marxist Icon.  In our timeline, he died of as stroke aged fifty-one just a week before the Wall Street Crash.  According to his own statements in 1929. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.