Military History, War History

Swiss National Museum - Online collection

The online collection is a presentation platform of the collections of the Swiss National Museum.

Descriptions of the collection areas as well as images of numerous collection highlights and additional collection objects are available online.

1914-1918 Prisoners of the First World War - ICRC Historical Archives

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) makes archives regarding prisoners of the First World War available online. The belligerent countries provided lists of prisoners to the ICRC which created an index card for each prisoner. These cards can be searched online.
In addition to that, reports about the life in internment camps can be found online.

swisspeace - Archives and Dealing with the Past

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The project Archives and Dealing with the Past provides support to actors in the field of transitional justice and dealing with the past related to the protection, preservation and management of human rights archives.

Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland – Second World War (ICE) - Final Report

The mission of the "Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland – Second World War" (ICE) was to investigate the volume and fate of assets moved to Switzerland before, during and immediately after the Second World War.

The Final Report and a summary of the Final Report are online available.

Parallel History Project on Cooperative Security (PHP)

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The website acts as a center for an international network for the research concerning the military and security policy. It provides access to references, events and resources on the following fields:

Morat Museum

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The permanent exhibition shows 6,000 years of history of the town of Murten and the region over five floors. The objects tell their stories and those of the people of different ages:

• Cites lake Neolithic and Bronze Age
• Celts and Romans
• Living and working in the medieval town
• Morat dependent Berne and Fribourg
• Entry into modernity

A multimedia show recounts the events of the memorable battle of Morat.

Swiss National Museum

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The permanent exhibitions present Swiss cultural history from its beginnings to the present, and give an insight into Swiss identity and the rich tapestry of Swiss history and culture. Temporary exhibitions on current topics add to the experience.

National Museum Zurich

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In addition to special exhibitions, the National Museum Zurich presents permanent exhibitions concerning the following thematic areas:

Polish Museum in Rapperswil

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The Museum of the Polish culture and history occupies the second floor of the castle in Rapperswil and reflects the changeable history of the institution. It certifies centuries old history of the Polish - Swiss relations, the activities of the Swiss in Poland and the Polish in Switzerland. It shows the Polish traditions, the history of fights for independence and faith, the history of the "Solidarity" movement and winning the independence back in 1989. A special place in the Museum´s collection belongs to the Second Rifle Division, interned in Switzerland.

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