Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. 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 ...
  2. MWC 62 - Japanese Navy Pilot 1930s

    by , Jul 12, 2016 at 08:00 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In 1930s Japan there was a strong nationalist movement that was supported by the Military. Many Navy and Army officers held important ministerial positions, including Prime Minister, and expansionist policies were high on the agenda.

    The 1931 Manchurian incident was an invented excuse for Japan to invade North Eastern China, for no reason other than Japan was experiencing shortages ...

    Updated Jul 12, 2016 at 11:23 PM by Churchy (corrected seconds hand description)

  3. MWC 54 - British Soldier 1940s

    by , Mar 22, 2016 at 10:26 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Indonesian War of independence lasted from 1945 to 1949 and followed on directly from the Japanese surrender at the end of WW2. Towards the end of 1944 many Dutch civilians, living in what was then called the Dutch East Indies, were interred by the Japanese who had invaded, and many Dutch troops in the area were held in POW camps. The Japanese had supported, and even begun to provide formal training ...
  4. Issue 9 - 1940s Japanese Airman

    by , Dec 19, 2014 at 12:04 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Produced for the Japanese Imperial Navy by the Seikosha watch company, originals are extremely rare and command high prices particularly in the Japanese market.
    Japanese pilots where the elite, and the training programme rigorous and often brutal, the numbers of pilots that qualified could not keep up with the losses they suffered.
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