Books and Publications

Featured below is a collection of articles about Switzerland's history during World War II, many of them produced in the last 15 years. Of special note is the remarkable story of the crash landing and miraculous survival of U.S. Airman Martin "Andy" Andrews in Magadino, Ticino.

Est Nulla Via Invia Virtuti: The Martin Andrews Story

Switzerland Gold & the Banks: Analysis of a Crisis

To Our American Friends: Switzerland in the Second World War
Dr. Hans J. Halbheer discusses how Switzerland and it's image suffered as a result of the 1998 settlements with two Jewish organizations.

Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality in WWII
A fascinating and enlightening explanation of the dilemma Switzerland found itself in during the 1930's and 1940's.

Switzerland and the Honor of America
For too long the American picture of Switzerland has been the "Heidi" picture. Switzerland’s cheese and chocolate image has now proved detrimental to Switzerland, for it has hidden the more serious—and truer—image of Switzerland as the democracy on the European continent most similar to America in its core values and institutions.

Switzerland on Trial
From the cover of Time to front pages across the country, Switzerland has been the defendant in an American media trial. -