Operationsbefehl Nr. 1 2.9.1939

For a timeline of the Swiss operational planning see "Swiss Operational Planning 1939 to 1940".

The Operationsbefehl Nr. 1 put the army into a position to defend Swiss neutrality against all sides. The three corps held sectors in the original areas. Two divisions (Division 3 and Division 8) were assigned as army reserves. The defense of the central area was subordinated directly to the general headquarters.

"Die Armee hält sich bereit, das Land gegen Neutralitätsverletzungen auf der Erde oder in der Luft zu schützen und gegen Angriffe zu verteidigen."

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