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The folk hero

Switzerland commemorates its Second World War commander-in-chief.

General Henri Guisan (1874-1960) personified Swiss resistance during the war. The charismatic general was revered by the Swiss population, and would become a larger-than-life figure. (photo editor: Christoph Balsiger, swissinfo.ch)

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