As an aside, at the outbreak of WWI he converted the family’s liquid assets to German Marks because he knew the Germans would win the war. We know how that turned out. He and my great-grandmother would divorce (unheard of in that age) and he moved to San Antonio to live with family in the King William (Kaiser Wilhelm until WWI) area of the city).
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This is all true, but my post was already long and I was simplifying. I didn’t get into Switzerland, but the German Swiss didn’t want to join Germany because they already had a good country going and as neutrals were very different than the militarist Prussians. Culturally, they had grown very close to their non-German neighbors. But it is also true that the Swiss now like to distance themselves from Germans as a way of stressing their lack of guilt for the events of the 20th Century.