Articles: #military

Armistice - 100 years on

Armistice - 100 years on

Mid Morning Mix

We talk to Major Anne Peden, Vice Chairman of the Royal British Legion Swiss Branch ahead of the memorial events for the centenary of the 1918 armistice. 

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Neil Heritage - first double above knee amputee climbs the Matterhorn

Neil Heritage - first double above knee amputee climbs the Matterhorn

Mid Morning Mix

Neil Heritage is 37 years old. He’s from Dorset, England, and he’s currently training to climb the Matterhorn next week. It’s his third attempt and, if he and his team are succ...

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Basel Tattoo: Pipes, drums and the WOW factor

Basel Tattoo: Pipes, drums and the WOW factor

Mid Morning Mix

Erik Julliard, Basel Tattoo Founder & Producer, talks to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about the show that brings the best military bands, choirs and dancers from across the globe; co...

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Swiss Up! - Military service

Swiss Up! - Military service

Swiss Up!

Switzerland still has general conscription. In principle all young men have to do military service. How long does it take, what are the alternatives and are dual citizens also drafted?  ...

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