The Swiss Army Can't Stop Accidentally Invading Liechtenstein

Switzerland and Liechtenstein are neighbors with open borders so it's not completely a surprise that soldiers may accidentally wander over, but it results in some amusing stories. Read below for the instances the Swiss army has overstepped its domain.

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Liechtenstein, the world's sixth smallest country and number one producer of false teeth. And even more importantly, it doesn't have a military. CRACK

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Despite being famously neutral, the Swiss army has invaded Liechtenstein multiple times. All accidentally, of course. CRACKED.COM Source: News.com.au

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On February 28, 2007, 170 armed Swiss soldiers crossed the border into Liechtenstein. Bad weather led them wander across the unmarked border during a

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No citizens even noticed it, but Switzerland called the following day to apologize. No problem, these things happen, said a refreshingly chill spoke

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In 1976, 75 Swiss soldiers and 50 packhorses took a wrong turn and ended up in Iradug, Lichtenstein. The villagers informed them they were in the wronSource: Herarld Sarasaota Tribune

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In 1968, the Swiss army threw five mortar bombs at the (only) Liechtenstein skiing resort. No one was hurt. A police spokesperson from Liechtenstein sSource: The Canberra Times

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In 1992, the Swiss army was (mistakenly) assigned to a watchtower in Liechtenstein. Swiss soldiers followed orders to head to Triesenberg. Everyone haSource: The New York Times

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In 1985, the Swiss Army ran an exercise where grenades started a forest fire on the border of the countries. 600 acres of forest were destroyed. The SSource: AP News

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Despite these blunders, Switzerland and Lichtenstein remain close. Switzerland helps to safeguard its tiny neighbor, even if it sometimes accidentally

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