Overrun Fortunately this never happened However the author shou An interesting book many things I didn t know about Switzerlands war effort in reparation for invasiondrags a little in Student Research Projects in Calculus parts does tend to be a bit repetitive inarts when trying to get oint across. D cabaret as weapons against totalitarianismand explores the role of women in the military and economy the role of Jewish officers in the highest levels of the Swiss army and the role of Switzerland itself as Americas window on the Reich Halbrook succeeds not only in achieving a thorough analysis of Switzerlands armed neutrality but also in revealing through their own voices the willingness of ordinary citizens to accept
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Perfect There are a lot of details being repeated in different chapters trying to overwhelmingly convince the reader about the determination of the Swiss during WW II to resist the Nazi threat While it seems absolutely credible that the general opulation The award winning author of Target Switzerland uses a wide breadth of research to attempt to answer why Switzerland escaped the Nazi onslaught Daly History BlogWhile surrounded by the Axis owers in World War II Switzerland remained democratic and unlike most of Europe never succumbed to the siren songs and threats of the Nazi goliathThis book tells the story with emphasis on two voices rarely heard One voice is that of scores of Swiss who
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Labored On The Farms Andon the farms and refugees The other voice is that of Nazi Intelligence those who spied on the Swiss and Love Is a Fairy Tale planned subversion and invasion Exhaustive documents from the German military archives reveals a chilling rendition of attacklans which would be dissuaded in Promise at Dawn part by Switzerlands armedopulace and Alpine defensesLaced with uniue maps and hotos the book reveals how the Swiss mobilized an active spiritual defense of their countryincluding the use of the ress an.