Słonimski, Antoni. Torpeda czasu: powieść fantastyczna
Title trans.: Time Torpedo
Divergence: 1796 CE
What if: Time travelers seeking to prevent the nationalism of the 19th century end up in 1796 Italy, where they defeat both Napoleon and the Austrians.
Summary: Carnot takes power in France, but is deposed by one time traveler, who fails in an attempt to create a benevolent society.
Published: Towarzystwo wydawnicze Ignis 1924 and Czytelnik 1967.
Original in: Polish.
Translation: German as Der Zeittorpedo. Phantastischer Roman, Suhrkamp 1984 (3518375288).