Have you ever heard about #wooden club war? #Switzerland #napoleon

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The Stecklikrieg (“War of Sticks”) of 1802 resulted in the collapse of the Helvetic Republic, the renewed French occupation of Switzerland and ultimately the Act of Mediation dictated by Napoleon on 10 March 1803.

The conflict itself was between insurgents, mostly drawn from the rural population, and the official forces of the Helvetic Republic. The term Stäckli, or “wooden club,” from which the conflict draws its name refers to the improvised weaponry of the insurgents.

Source: https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Stecklikrieg