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Lichtenstein be like “they’re invading, but whatever.”

But how do you “accidentally” invade a country?

  • On 5 December 1985, rockets fired by the Swiss Army landed in Liechtenstein, causing a forest fire. Compensation was paid.
  • On 13 October 1992, following written orders, Swiss Army cadets unknowingly crossed the border and went to Triesenberg to set up an observation post. Swiss commanders had overlooked the fact that Triesenberg was not on Swiss territory. Switzerland apologized to Liechtenstein for the incident.
  • In March 2007, a company of 171 Swiss soldiers mistakenly entered Liechtenstein, after taking a wrong turn in the darkness. The troops returned to Swiss territory before they had travelled more than 2 km into the country. The Liechtenstein authorities did not discover the “invaders”, and were informed by the Swiss after the incident. The incident was disregarded by both sides. A Liechtenstein spokesman said “It’s not like they invaded with attack helicopters”

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how do you even tell your superior officer I mean
“uh Sir… I’m sorry but I think… we’re not in Switzerland anymore”
“what are you trying to say cadet”
“Sir I think we invaded Liechtenstein.”
“…goddamn it, not again.”

And remember the time when the army of Liechtenstein went to war with 80 people and returned home with 81 because they made a friend?

aww 🙂

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