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Unread 02-05-2019, 01:53 PM   #1
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Default Swiss 1915 photo book

This one came in today.
Published at request of the occupation of the Swiss border by the 3rd. Division.
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Super! I am a big fan of documents and that one is a dandy.
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it's interesting that the Swiss defended their boarders against BOTH sides in WW-I. Also that their troop deployment varied from over 220,000 to around 38,000 during the war, with many returning to farming and other civil activities when possible.

This article says that there were more than 1,000 incursions into Swiss territory during WW-I:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switze...rs#World_War_I

This Swiss M1900 DWM pistol was in use during that period:
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Very interesting and cool.
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