SWITZERLAND: Ready & Unwarned

Switzerland, which has not been invaded since 1815, believes in keeping its powder dry, its nose clean and its cupboard full. Two years ago, fearing a World War III, the Swiss government advised its citizens to stock up their pantries. Last week, apprehensive lest its citizens are becoming too complacent, the War Office urged all householders to look to their larders again. For the first time, the War Office arranged for the sale of a $2 package containing a minimum one-person, two-month ration of imported products (two kilos of rice, two of sugar, and one liter of oil). Did the...

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