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  1. MWC 80 - 1940s American Airman

    by , Mar 13, 2017 at 09:55 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In 1941, with the conflict in Europe escalating, there was an increasing likelihood of the United States joining World War II. It was becoming obvious that a properly structured Air Force was far more effective than the dispersed command structure still in place so in June of 1941 the US Army Air Force was formed. There was still significant disagreement as to who within the command structure was ...
  2. MWC 79 - 1940s British Prisoners of War

    by , Feb 15, 2017 at 06:23 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Name, Rank and Military Number. The Geneva Convention attempts to ensure the basic rights of prisoners on all sides of any conflict, German POW camps during WW2 were carefully segregated into Officer, NCO ranks and lower-rank servicemen. They also kept the different forces, Army, Navy and Airforce, separated into different camps.
    The camps themselves would usually have Senior Officer or NCO who ...
  3. MWC 78 - 1910s British Army

    by , Feb 12, 2017 at 01:07 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Wristwatches were not unheard of at the start of World War 1, certainly, in 1880 a swiss manufacturer supplied a number of specially modified watches to the German Imperial Navy, and during the Second Boer War, at the turn of the century, British officers had been issued with 'wristlet' watches. However, they were still seen as feminine items and were rarely worn by men.
    The increased importance ...

    Updated Feb 12, 2017 at 01:18 PM by Churchy (info)

  4. The Restaurant -

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    I'm on the South wall facing north in all the photos, it is a smallish restaurant, besides some booths to the left and right from point of view you can see the entire dining area.

    Stopped in today for some lunch. The 50% discount I get makes it cheaper than most places I could choose. A burger, 2 Ribs, 2 Beers, and a Dessert for the wife (peanut butter pie, if she's ...
  5. MWC 77 - 1940s German Women's Auxiliary

    by , Feb 6, 2017 at 06:09 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    As World war II commenced more than half of the women of working age in Germany were in employment, The Nazi party was keen for women to be focused on family and were eager for the population to grow, They adopted the slogan "Children, Kitchen, Church" and awarded medals to mothers who had 4 or more children.
    As the war continued, however, men were increasingly needed to replace those ...
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