|Walk in Hell (1999) [Novel]|
by Harry Turtledove
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Series: Great War, the
(From the publisher):
The second volume in the epic story of the First World War as it so nearly could have been by the modern day master of alternate history
It's 1915. The Great War is intensifying, and the time time of darkness has come. The slaves of the south have risen against their masters, taken on the creed of Bolshevism and are attacking the Confederacy from within. But the United States remains pinned between its weakened southern rival and the other bitter enemy, Canada. Both Presidents - Theodore Roosevelt of the Union and staunch Confederate Woodrow Wilson - are stubbornly determined to lead their nations to victory, at any cost.
Meanwhile the new and poisonous weapons of tanks, gas and planes are starting to make their presence felt at the front. It's total war for the first time in human history and ordinary people on both sides are the ones to begin to suffer...
Original title: The Great War: Walk in Hell
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ World Versions→ Alternate Histories