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Throwback Thursday: Switzerland Back in Time

  • By The Swiss Times
  • 30 November 2023

Step into the past with Throwback Thursday pictures! Every Thursday, join us on a nostalgic journey as we revisit cherished memories and moments captured in time.

From vintage styles to timeless memories, #ThrowbackThursday takes us back to the good old days, celebrating the moments that make us smile. Share your favorite blasts from the past and relive the magic of yesteryears!

Throwback Thursday: Switzerland Back in Time
In the presence of Mary Guisan-Doelker, wife of General Henri Guisan, (standing on the far left), women wrap the soldiers’ packages for the soldiers’ Christmas of the Swiss soldiers on border operations on November 29th in the war year 1943. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS ARCHIVE/Str)
Throwback Thursday: Switzerland Back in Time
Swiss national emblems on the ground at the Boncourt customs post in the war year of 1944. Large ground markings of this type were used to indicate the beginning of neutral territory to belligerents’ fighter planes. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS ARCHIVE/Str)
Throwback Thursday: Switzerland Back in Time
After the blackout order of September 12th in the war year 1944 was lifted, men from the Zurich blackout detachment made the necessary adjustments to extend the lighting times at the various counter points in the city. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS ARCHIVE/Walter Scheiwiller)
Throwback Thursday: Switzerland Back in Time
After being recruited for the women’s auxiliary service of the Swiss Army, the service books were handed out to the participants on May 15, 1940 in Basel. After mobilization was ordered in 1939, the Military Women’s Relief Service (FHD) was created on April 10, 1940. Women take on tasks in the army in the areas of communication, logistics and as medics. (KEYSTONE/PHOTOPRESS ARCHIVE/Walter Studer)

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