Why Didn’t Hitler Invade Switzerland in World War II?

A Test of Defensive Deterrence

Source

Introduction

Switzerland has acted as a neutral state since 1516, with the exception of the Napoleonic Wars between 1798 and 1815. At the Congress of Vienna on November 20, 1815, Austria, Britain, France, Portugal, Prussia, and Russia all agreed to recognize Swiss neutrality,¹ a commitment…

--

--

--

Essayist, poet, screenwriter, and comer upper of weird ideas. My main focus will be on politics and philosophy but when I get bored, I’ll write something else.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Research Report #60— Zaidee’s Bower

Quote For May 17, 2022

The Pendle Hill Witch Trials & The Power of Fear

An Authority in Applied and Theoretical Branches of Anthropology

Professor Jerome Levi

America and Procrastination

鬼滅之刃劇場版 無限列車篇線上看|| 【낮과 밤–2020】||完整版小鴨影音||HD

Story — Military Force

Yes, We Know Africa Is Not a Country, But Guess What?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Tyler Piteo-Tarpy

Tyler Piteo-Tarpy

Essayist, poet, screenwriter, and comer upper of weird ideas. My main focus will be on politics and philosophy but when I get bored, I’ll write something else.

More from Medium

Stand with Ukraine

My Heart is With Ukraine

Big Bad Behavior

Ukrainian Poems Published