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  1. MWC 94 - 1970s South African Navy

    by , Oct 24, 2017 at 08:45 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    South Africa has an important position on a global sea trading route and it's Navy takes very seriously its defensive tasks even on a comparatively restrictive budget. Right up till 1975 it shared responsibility with the British Royal Navy in patrolling the shipping lanes
    South Africa also had close connections with France during the 1970s, France supplied Submarines and specialist training ...
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  2. MWC 93 - 1970s Norwegian Airman

    by , Sep 5, 2017 at 04:35 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    The Norwegian Airforce began from very humble beginnings, public donations enabled the purchase of a plane firstly, then a training school for air and ground crew. Widespread anti-German feelings spread throughout the country during World War One due to German submarine operations directly causing the deaths of over a thousand Norwegian sailors, in spite of this Norway remained officially neutral ...
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  3. MWC 92 - 1940s Japanese Seaman

    by , Aug 20, 2017 at 07:03 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) operated on the belief that a small, powerful, technologically superior fleet was the the optimum strategy for their Navy. The development of the Japanese navy was groundbreaking and at the same time a huge drain on the resources of the country. In the early part of the 1920s over 30 percent of Japans national budget went to the IJN
    They launched the world's ...
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  4. MWC 91 - 1940s American, Women Airforce Service Pilot

    by , Aug 13, 2017 at 08:52 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    Two Women were key in involving Women Pilots in the US War effort
    In 1940 Jacqueline Cochran Wrote a letter to Eleanor Roosevelt suggesting women pilots could help with the fight against Germany. Nancy Harkness-Love also thought Women could play a key part and she wrote to the American Air Corps with the proposition. Neither of them was taken seriously by a male dominated Military
    Cochran ...
  5. MWC 90 - 1950s French Naval Diver

    by , Aug 4, 2017 at 09:59 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms is an Iconic piece and the model for the modern divers watch
    In the early 1950s, the head of Blancpain, Jean-Jacques Fiechter, was a pioneer of sports diving. He understood that the life of a diver depended on a reliable timepiece and found that there was nothing suitable on the market. He tasked his watchmakers with the challenge of accurately measuring time in ...
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