Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. MWC 66 - German Airman 1970s

    by , Aug 25, 2016 at 03:27 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    As the West German Luftwaffe became more central to the NATO defence forces in Europe they were increasingly the first to be supplied with the most up to date aircraft.
    The Lockheed F104 Starfighter had a poor reputation, more than 915 were delivered and 292 crashed with 116 pilots losing their life, the West German nicknamed them "Widow-maker" or "Flying coffin" It was learned ...
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  4. MWC 60 - German Waffen SS 1940s

    by , Jun 26, 2016 at 02:53 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Peenemünde Army Research Center, on the northern peninsula of the Baltic island of Usedom, was founded in 1937 as one of five military proving grounds under the German Army Weapons Office. It is widely regarded as the birthplace of modern rocketry and spaceflight.
    In 1940 the offices of the Waffen-SS ordered Lange & Söhne to develop an observation watch for measuring purposes, with hacking ...
  5. Issue 45 - 1980s German Defence Force

    by , Oct 25, 2015 at 11:03 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    As part of NATO, West Germany was well prepared to be at the forefront of any Warsaw Pact invasion.
    The Airforce flew the Panavia Tornado Tactical Fighter Bomber, Designed and built jointly with Italy and The UK.
    Pilots were issued with Porsche designed Orfina Chronographs.

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