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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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