Swiss Operational Planning after the Fall of France

For a timeline of the Swiss operational planning see "Swiss Operational Planning 1939 to 1941".
To match the planning against the German attack planning see "German unit timeline".

The Strategic Situation

The map below shows the main railroad connections which were interesting for the Axis. There are two main North-South connections with the Gotthard and the Lötschberg - Simplon route.

In addition there was one major East - West connection exiting at Geneva. There were and still are a few important railway nodes:

Other key railroad passages were:

[Last Update 30.08.2010]