Warfare History Network
World War II, Europe
These tanks were unofficially named “Hetzer,” or “baiter.”
Key Point: The Hetzers were but a first step, and the Swiss postwar arsenal came to include exports such as the French AMX-13 and British Centurion tanks, as well as a host of infantry anti-tank weapons. The Swiss began building their own tanks in the early 1960s. Still, the G-13 soldiered on, with most converted to diesel engines in the early 1950s, until the last was retired in 1970.
Read this story at The National Interest