Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC 100 - 1970s British Naval Diver

    by , Feb 4, 2018 at 01:01 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In the years after the conclusion of World War II the Royal Navy went through a series of changes and the number of active vessels was reduced.
    in spite of the fresh memory of global conflict, regular conflicts between opposing ideologies were always proving world peace was difficult, if not impossible to achieve. The commitment of the United Kingdom to both NATO and United Nations roles meant ...
  2. MWC 81 - 1960s British Submariner

    by , Mar 30, 2017 at 12:05 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Royal Navy first launched a submarine in 1901, the HMS Holand One, and although Admiral Sir Arthur Wilson, then Controller of the Navy, called the new style of sea warfare "underhand, unfair and damned un-English" the submarine was here to stay. During World War One submarines proved their effectiveness, despite being a small minority of the active Navy personnel, The Submarine Service ...
  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. MWC 75 - 1940s British Naval Artilleryman

    by , Jan 24, 2017 at 09:41 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Launched in 1939 the German battleship 'Bismark' was one of the largest built at that time in Germany, it's mission to disrupt allied supply convoys heading to Britain from the United States made it a priority target for the Allied Navies.
    At the start of World War 2, the British Navy was the largest in the world and more were under construction, One of the British Aircraft Carriers 'Ark Royal' ...
  5. MWC 74 - 1910s British Nurse

    by , Jan 20, 2017 at 08:31 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Military Nursing was in its infancy at the start of World War One, those who treated the tens of thousands of casualties came from several different organisations, including Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service.
    On October 12th, 1915 in Belgium, a British Nurse was executed by a German firing squad on suspicion of espionage, she had been helping injured soldiers from both sides of ...
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