To: Paladins Prayer
It works, on two levels. Swiss men are all expected to have a rifle, with the younger men issued automatic weapons from the military.
1. Violent crime is extremely low in Switzerland. Who wants to come up against a military weapon?
2. Switzerland hasn't been invaded for centuries, even though it sits in the middle of Europe. Not even Hitler wanted to mess with a nation of well-armed citizens.
posted on 08/01/2012 7:53:57 AM PDT
Switzerland is too mountainous to invade. That’s why even the Germans left it alone—too much cost in men and machinery for too little gain.
posted on 08/01/2012 8:08:54 AM PDT
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