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Title Switzerland under siege, 1939-1945 : a neutral nation's struggle for survival / edited by Leo Schelbert ; foreword by Faith Whittlesey.

Imprint Rockport, ME : Picton Press, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.53494 SWI    Available
Description xx, 247 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Swiss American Historical Society special publication; no. 18
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-237) and index.
Contents Defending Switzerland : the impact of armed neutrality in World War II / Hans Senn -- The threat of three totalitarianisms : the Swiss response / Jürg Stüssi-Lauterburg -- Unsung dedication : women in Switzerland's mobilization / Thomas Maissen -- Fatal errors : the allied bombing of the sister republic / James H. Hutson -- Severly tested : Swiss neutrality during two world wars / Edgar Bonjour -- Between hammer and anvil : neutrality and the necessities of trade / Heinz K. Meier -- "Linking the hideously-sundered nations" : neutral Switzerland as "protecting power" / Leo Schelbert -- The spirit of resistance : the Swiss "Wochenschau" and "Armeefilmdienst" / Stephen P. Halbrook -- Appendices. 1. Selected documents: Against demoralization : Defense letter no. 9, 1940. Swiss neutrality defended : the view of Edgar Bonjour. Switzerland's "benevolent neutrality" : the view of Allen Dulles, 1966. 2. A chronology of events 1938-1945.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Switzerland.
Switzerland -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Schelbert, Leo.
ISBN 0897254147 : $25.00

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