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Stories categorised in 'Switzerland'. These stories may contain references to other themes.

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Somewhere along the line we were standing in a crowded carriage when a little Girl pointed at me and said...

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When War broke out I was in Switzerland with my parents, but I was British, because I was born there, and...

Intelligence work in Switzerlandicon for Recommended story

Because he was multi lingual he volunteered for service at the British Consular at the outbreak of war and...

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I am Swiss, and my story is set in Switzerland in a small village called Nussbaumen, quite close to the...

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Herr and Frau Messmer were my hosts, she was a Swiss Red Cross nurse and lived in 18 Heiner Street in St...

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He managed to escape with a group of men and cycled through to Switzerland cycling from monastry to...

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