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No, Switzerland was not self sufficient food wise. While the mountainous terrain is an advantage militarily, it is a big problem when you can't trade with your neighbors.

occupying the country would be relatively easy for the same reasons, hunger humbles even the most determined.

I would bet a three month blockageblockade, and air campaign (on critical infrastructure) and the swiss would surrender.

No, Switzerland was not self sufficient food wise. While the mountainous terrain is an advantage militarily, it is a big problem when you can't trade with your neighbors.

I would bet a three month blockage, and air campaign (on critical infrastructure) and the swiss would surrender.

No, Switzerland was not self sufficient food wise. While the mountainous terrain is an advantage militarily, it is a big problem when you can't trade with your neighbors.

occupying the country would be relatively easy for the same reasons, hunger humbles even the most determined.

I would bet a three month blockade, and air campaign (on critical infrastructure) and the swiss would surrender.

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No, Switzerland was not self sufficient food wise. While the mountainous terrain is an advantage militarily, it is a big problem when you can't trade with your neighbors.

I would bet a three month blockage, and air campaign (on critical infrastructure) and the swiss would surrender.