Swiss heroes and alternative facts


Thomas Maissen: Schweizer Heldengeschichten und was dahintersteckt.
ISBN 978-3-039-19340-0 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Deconstructing the myths upon which Switzerland built its historical and political image. Alternative facts were not invented by Donald Trump.

The best known Swiss hero is of course Wilhelm Tell. Gioachino Rossini has written a beautiful overture about that subject:

Walking around with Rossini in the ear