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Winkelried Monument

A place of Swiss mythology. According to legend, during the battle of Sempach in 1386, the Swiss were unable to break through the enemy lines. Winkelried then threw himself on the spears of the Austrian infantrymen to open a breach and, as he fell, his body carried away the weapons of the pikemen, thus allowing the Swiss to pass and defeat their enemy.

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