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  2. This is very poor work. The author diverted attention away from the Swiss banking practices in conjuction with the Nazis. Bottom line, the Swiss ‘minutemen’ would have eventually lost had Germany invaded in the early part of WW2.

    • Yes, the Nazis almost certainly could have defeated Switzerland, especially early on. The point is that an armed neutrality made the Nazis question the cost of an invasion to the point that it was never even attempted.

      Yes, the Swiss did business with the Nazis. Since they are a landlocked country, not doing any business with them would have cut off supplies the Swiss needed to survive. You can question the morality of this, it is hard to question the effectiveness of the overall Swiss policy in the war.

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