6 edition of Retrospectives on Switzerland in World War Two found in the catalog.
Retrospectives on Switzerland in World War Two
|Other titles||Switzerland in World War Two, Zweite Weltkrieg und die Schweiz.|
|Statement||edited by Donald P. Hilty.|
|Contributions||Hilty, Donald P.|
|LC Classifications||D754.S9 R48 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 138 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||138|
|LC Control Number||2001003994|
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Despite the voluminous research published about World War II, there has remained a surprising gap; there is little, perhaps nothing, on the role of Switzerland. It was in the neutral Swiss oasis-where a perilous balancing act was required for survival-that a combination of determination and delicate negotiation continued to frustrate the Axis. If only Weintraub, the best-selling author of “No Better Friend,” about a World War II British prisoner and his dog, used his plentiful narrator’s asides to include more women.
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Switzerland maintained a state of armed neutrality during the first world war. However, with two of the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary) and two of the Entente Powers (France and Italy) all sharing borders and populations with Switzerland, neutrality proved the Schlieffen Plan, the German General Staff had been open to the possibility.
This book provides an objective, year-by-year account of Switzerland's military role in World War II, including her defensive strategies, details Retrospectives on Switzerland in World War Two book Nazi invasion plans, and Switzerland's moral, material and humanitarian links to the Allies.
Swiss neutrality in World War II has been criticized in recent years, but the country was entirely Reviews: The economy in World War II The Hague Convention permits neutral states to trade freely with the belligerents in time of war, including the sale of arms.
Before the war, Germany was one of Switzerland’s most important trading partners. World War II was the defining event of the 20th century, reshaping the world in ways that would echo through the following decades.
The seeds for the conflict were sown years prior. Germany was rocked by its defeat in WWI, and its wounded national pride would fester, allowing for the rise of Nazism. Meanwhile, the Italians were upset over.
My dad, the protagonist of author Mark Sullivan’s Amazon bestseller, Beneath a Scarlet Sky, was born in The voice and image of “Il Duce” (as Italians were obliged to call Mussolini) were ubiquitous in Italy at the time.
Mussolini would ultimately drag the country into the Second World War on the side of Germany’s Adolf Hitler. Buy Between the Alps and a Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and the Rewriting of History by Codevilla, Angelo M.
(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Senn, Hans. Retrospectives on Switzerland in World War Two. Rockport, Me. Picton Press, Senn describes Switzerlands belief in armed neutrality- strictly for defensive purposes.
The countrys build up of arms prior to the war, and defensive measures taken by the Swiss. Vagts, Detlef F. Retrospectives on Switzerland in World War Two. During the First World War, Switzerland sustained its policy of neutrality despite sharing land borders with two of the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary) and two of the Allied Powers (France and Italy).The German-speaking majority in Switzerland generally favoured the Central Powers whilst the French-speaking and Italian-speaking populations favoured the.
Following the war, Berg, an enigmatic loner, took on assignments for the CIA in the early s but failed to hold down regular employment after. Target Switzerland is the first book in English to provide an objective, year-by-year account of Switzerland's military role in World War II, including the Swiss policy of resistance, Nazi plans for invasion, and Switzerland's secret links to the the strong reputation of the Swiss as valiant fighters and freedom-loving people in the 5/5(2).
Bozeman author Mark Sullivan had reached the lowest point in his life the night he first heard the story of a year-old Italian boy in World War II, who risked. Switzerland's reputation as a neutral safe-haven during World War 11 has been badly tarnished by recent revelations about its wartime transactions with Germany.
his book. The neutral states of World War II -- among them Switzerland, Sweden and Portugal -- composed their neutrality day after day. The Swiss did not want the Germans in Geneva but did not have an army.
Forced to leave their island kingdom, Sophie FitzOsborne and her eccentric family move to England just as war is on the horizon. Historical events and real historical figures are woven into the fabric of the novel. It leaves readers with a deeper understanding of the years leading up to World War II.
This book is the third in an addictive series. Embedded into the side of St. Gotthard Mountain, Sasso San Gottardo was once a super-secret fortress. Built between and as protection during World War II, the rock-fortified fort could.
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Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, however, was by that time convinced that some aggressive action ought to be taken; and Paul Reynaud, who succeeded Édouard Daladier as France’s premier on March. In World War II, he filled important flight missions out of England and Algeria.
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It was during World War II when year-old Fanny Ben-Ami led a group of Jewish children through Nazi-occupied France. Without any adults, their goal was to reach Switzerland, where they.