The Marines wanted to see the Principality of Liechtenstein, however, missed its target by about 600 miles and ended up in a small German town of Saxony, writes Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten.
About your mistake, they learned from the owner of the local Museum of dolls and toys jörg Fleming. In an interview with local media, he described how two American soldiers come to his Museum and asked where the city is located. Fleming said the warriors that he is.
It turned out that the name of the German city of Liechtenstein (Lichtenstein) in the Latin alphabet of only one letter different from the name of the Principality (Liechtenstein), on the border with Germany.
As a result, the owner of the toy Museum had to take Americans to the station and put them on the train in the right direction. “It is hoped that the us military base at Ramstein use for their missions more accurate navigation” — ironically the media over the mistake of the Marines.