From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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I really enjoyed this book. Learned quite a bit of history. I did not realize our "founders" were influenced by Switzerland's system of Cantons and their militia system. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Amazon Customer
A good companion to THE SWISS AND THE NAZIS by the same author.- Skilfull writing of a well documented period in which Switzerland stood alone and survived thanks to its... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ernesto F. Inderbitzin
As the author comments in his preface, this is a story that has not been widely told. After reading this I believe it is an important story because at its roots, it is a story... Read morePublished 9 months ago by chaosweb
If you are interested in how Switzerland avoided being invaded by Nazi Germany, through its policy of armed neutrality, whereby every household has a gun and people trained to use... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Nicholas Kyriazi
I thought this was a very good book on a subject that I knew very little of. I gained a great understanding of the issues and difficult choices facing the Swiss and their decisive... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jimmy Jeansonne
Switzerland like it is no longer know by today's generation.Published 17 months ago by Ursula Schneider
An interest-sing history of a "free People" in a hostile land during hard and stressful yeas( 800 of them!)Published 19 months ago by Howard L. Kriebel
If you like WWII history then this covers an aspect of this war that is largely ignored. It is written from a pro-Swiss viewpoint. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Bill
Didn't know much about Switzerland's armed neutrality, and this book fixed that. Touching on WWI and focusing on Europe in the late 30's and 40's, pretty interesting way the Swiss... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Woody Smith