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28 September 2001

Telegraph (UK)

Switzerland is one of the most law-abiding nations in the world, but it is also one of the most heavily armed. The country has one of Europe's largest land-based armies and prides itself on a military system under which nearly every man between 20 and 42 is a reservist. Soldiers are required to keep their equipment at home, including uniforms, weapons, live ammunition and other supplies. A recruit is legally and financially responsible for maintenance and has the right... (

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