Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC 89 - 1960s Swedish Soldier

    by , Aug 1, 2017 at 10:22 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Sweden was very aware that during the cold war their position directly on Soviet border meant they were on the very front line should any conflict between NATO and the Warsaw Pact countries start, and with typical Swedish attention to detail they prepared the whole country to be ready for war at very short notice.
    The numbers of troops went up from 250,000 to 400,000 in 1950. Young men were ...
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  2. MWC 83 - 1970s Swedish Airman

    by , Apr 22, 2017 at 11:54 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Sweden remained neutral throughout the second world war, but recognised the growing tension between the Nato Alliance and the Warsaw Pact countries, with the Russian border just 200 kilometres away Sweden knew it would have to react with lightning speed should any invasion come.
    Knowing airfields would be priority targets for any invasion force the Swedish government devised a series of Sub-Airfields, ...
  3. Issue 42 - 150s Swedish Forces

    by , Oct 2, 2015 at 09:47 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Sweden remained neutral throughout the second world war, allowing Germany to use its railways to travel between Norway and Finland, while at the same time informing Allied forces of German troop movements and as the war came to a close Allied aircraft would use Swedish Air Force bases.
    Because of fears of an invasion of Sweden by Russia, some 8000 Swedish volunteers also fought alongside Finish Soldiers ...
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