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  1. MWC 98 - 1940s German Pilot

    by , Jan 16, 2018 at 09:07 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In 1926 two well established watch manufacturers in the German town of Glashutte joined forces with the aim of producing their own mechanical movements to compete with the neighbouring Swiss.
    Two years after the start of World War II, work on the Tutima Flieger Chronograph was complete. Developed for the rigours of the new faster, higher flying, combat aircraft it was used by German pilots through ...
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  2. MWC 97 - 1940s American Seaman

    by , Jan 9, 2018 at 10:31 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    America's determination to win the War in the Pacific can be easily seen in the sheer size of it's Navy.
    At the close of the war, the US fleet consisted of over 51,000 vessels, the majority of which were specified as landing craft, a testament to the necessity of landing huge numbers of troops on the numerous Pacific islands. Providing air and artillery support to these troops were up to 28 ...
  3. MWC 96 - 1960s Pakistani Airman

    by , Dec 23, 2017 at 11:09 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    The Royal Pakistan Air Force began as the country became independent in August of 1947, a modest force of 2400 personnel and a handful of mixed aircraft were stationed at seven air-basses across the country. Later, in 1950, Pakistan acquired 36 modified SuperMarine Attacker Aircraft from Britain, these were not well suited to the role they were purchased for as they had been designed for use from ...
  4. MWC 95 - 1970s French Airman

    by , Dec 16, 2017 at 10:40 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)


    France became a member of NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, in 1949. Members agreed to come to each other's aid if any member was attacked by a country outside the alliance. While initially a political union, during the Korean War NATO became a fully integrated Military structure. However, France became unhappy with the dominance of the USA and possible failures of NATO plans to hold
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  5. 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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