History Main / DayoftheJackboot

2nd Sep '16 1:42:20 PM Morgenthaler
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** Also Lenin was smuggled into Russia by ImperialGermany exactly because he was planning to make peace with the Germans.
* Kenneth Johnson wanted to make a mini-series based on Sinclair Lewis' ''It Can't Happen Here''. The project was originally called "Storm Warnings." It became ''Series/{{V}}'' when the network suggested Americans would be more likely to find the specter of Soviet Russia taking over scary than a homegrown fascist movement. Johnson felt this would destroy the entire point of the source material, and instead chose to make the oppressors aliens.

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** Also Lenin was smuggled into Russia by ImperialGermany UsefulNotes/ImperialGermany exactly because he was planning to make peace with the Germans.
* Kenneth Johnson wanted to make a mini-series based on Sinclair Lewis' ''It Can't Happen Here''. The project was originally called "Storm Warnings." It became ''Series/{{V}}'' ''Series/{{V 1983}}'' when the network suggested Americans would be more likely to find the specter of Soviet Russia taking over scary than a homegrown fascist movement. Johnson felt this would destroy the entire point of the source material, and instead chose to make the oppressors aliens.
22nd Aug '16 5:04:42 PM JackG
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* Subverted in the second ''Anime/{{Patlabor}}'' movie, where the idea is to make people ''think'' this trope is happening, in a plan to remove Japanese complacency.
2nd Aug '16 4:41:25 AM Freezer
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* ''Film/InvasionUSA'' involves the US being invaded and eventually taken over by [[HammerAndSickleRemovedForYourProtection "The Enemy"]]. Though this turns out to be [[AllJustADream a hypnotically-induced, shared vision cautionary tale]].

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* ''Film/InvasionUSA'' ''Film/InvasionUSA1952'' involves the US being invaded and eventually taken over by [[HammerAndSickleRemovedForYourProtection "The Enemy"]]. Though this turns out to be [[AllJustADream a hypnotically-induced, shared vision cautionary tale]].
2nd Aug '16 4:31:18 AM Freezer
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* ''Film/InvasionUSA'' involves the US being invaded and eventually taken over by [[HammerAndSickleRemovedForYourProtection "The Enemy"]]. Though this turns out to be [[AllJustADream a hypnotically-induced, shared vision cautionary tale]].
13th Jul '16 9:19:49 PM Dravencour
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13th Jul '16 9:19:27 PM Dravencour
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[[caption-width-right:311:[[MemeticMutation Nazis? In my capital? It's more likely than you think.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:311:[[MemeticMutation Nazis? In my In]] ''[[MemeticMutation my]]'' [[MemeticMutation capital? It's more likely than you think.]]]]
18th Jun '16 10:41:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* JackLondon wrote ''Literature/TheIronHeel'', which details the long resistance against a then-futuristic American fascist state.

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* JackLondon Creator/JackLondon wrote ''Literature/TheIronHeel'', which details the long resistance against a then-futuristic American fascist state.
10th Jun '16 1:52:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheHandmaidsTale by Margaret Atwood is based in the theocratic and misogynistic "Republic of Gilead", which has seized control of most of the United States.

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* TheHandmaidsTale ''Literature/TheHandmaidsTale'' by Margaret Atwood is based in the theocratic and misogynistic "Republic of Gilead", which has seized control of most of the United States.
29th May '16 12:38:27 AM Doug86
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* The ''ComicBook/{{Days of Future Past}}'' storyline in ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}''.

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* The ''ComicBook/{{Days of Future Past}}'' ''ComicBook/DaysOfFuturePast'' storyline in ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}''.''ComicBook/XMen''.






* In the early 1950's, novelist Taylor Caldwell (better known for her historical romances) wrote ''The Devil's Advocate'', set in a near future in which America had been taken over by a dictatorial regime called "The Democracy" which incorporated elements of both Communism and Fascism and relied on backing from the military to stay in power.

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* In the early 1950's, 1950s, novelist Taylor Caldwell (better known for her historical romances) wrote ''The Devil's Advocate'', set in a near future in which America had been taken over by a dictatorial regime called "The Democracy" which incorporated elements of both Communism and Fascism and relied on backing from the military to stay in power.



* In the ''2112 Suite'' by {{Music/Rush}}, the Solar System is run by a fascist theocracy called the Solar Federation.

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* In the ''2112 Suite'' by {{Music/Rush}}, Music/{{Rush}}, the Solar System is run by a fascist theocracy called the Solar Federation.



* This is the basis of ''{{VideoGame/Strife}}''; a virus borne by a comet has wiped out much of the human race, and the survivors are ruled by a militarist theocracy called The Order.

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* This is the basis of ''{{VideoGame/Strife}}''; ''VideoGame/{{Strife}}''; a virus borne by a comet has wiped out much of the human race, and the survivors are ruled by a militarist theocracy called The Order.
27th Mar '16 7:16:24 AM gallium
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* ''Film/NoRegretsForOurYouth'' (1946) is another Japanese film, this one by Creator/AkiraKurosawa, about the rise of fascism in Japan and the resistance. Noge is a leftist student who joins the underground left after graduating from university. He pays a terrible price.
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