Entertaining and educational. What more could you want? A very good read.Published 4 months ago by William H. Plauth Jr.
This is the best book on the subject of the Swiss military in existence: a Swiss officer told me so! Read morePublished 6 months ago by c langridge
The usual well written McPhee book on the Swiss army. A fascinating account of a Switzerland that is far different than the Switzerland of cows and mountains, or the Switzerland... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Edward O. Wolcott
Written a long time ago by the incomparable John McPhee...for the Swiss a reminder of the military service we all had to do and how it interacted with our civilian lives for the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by J. T. Barbey
You will never view the Swiss Alpine meadows the same. Wonderfully informative and entertaining.Published 12 months ago by PBR
Pros: Entertaining, informative, short in length
Cons: Non-technical, superfluous use of language and words, didn't tell me as much as I wanted to know about Swiss... Read more
Amusing description of a peaceful landscape dotted with people's army just in the middle of Europe.
Switzerland moved along sice those times but Its description still stands... Read more
Excellent read, as is everything else he's written. This one written 30 years ago; needed it to replace copy I gave to a Swiss guest.Published 19 months ago by Paul D. Ephraim