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La Place De LA Concorde Suisse

by John McPhee

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7424150M
ISBN 100374519323
ISBN 109780374519322
OCLC/WorldCa35283736

The New Yorker, Octo P. REPORTER AT LARGE about the Swiss Army. Writer joined a group of the Tenth Mountain Division getting ready to patrol a sector of the uppermost Rhone. La Place de la Concorde Suisse is John McPhee's rich, journalistic study of the Swiss Army's role in Swiss society. The Swiss Army is so quietly efficient at the art of war that the Israelis carefully patterned their own military on the Swiss model.4/5(8).

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