General Strike 1918
General Strike 1918 (Generalstreik 1918) is a 2018 Swiss produced documentary directed by Daniel von Aarburg. At the end of the First World War, Switzerland shook a nationwide general strike. More than 250,000 workers quit their jobs. The Federal Council fears a revolution and mobilizes the army. Switzerland is on the brink of civil war. The focus is on the then Social Democratic National Councilor Robert Grimm, who led the strike committee. Opposite him are Federal President Felix Calonder, who tried to mediate and Colonel Emil Sonderegger.
The following weapons were used in the film General Strike 1918:
Swiss soldiers can be seen with Schmidt-Rubin M1911 rifles with fixed bayonets in Bern.