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 64 - Czechoslovakian Air Force 1940s

    by , Jul 31, 2016 at 07:42 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Within a short 20 years of its foundation in 1918, the Airforce of the young Czechoslovakian nation had grown into one of the best equipped and modern air forces in Europe. Supported by a number of aircraft and engine building companies, using licensed versions of some of the best and most advanced machinery available at that time, personnel were extremely well motivated to protect their country.
  3. 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)

  4. MWC 58 - British Pilot 1950s

    by , May 24, 2016 at 06:30 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Four years after leading the Military coup in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser officially became President of Egypt, within 2 months he declared that the Suez Canal Company would be Nationalised in order to pay for the building of the much needed Aswan Dam project. Prior to the Coup loans had been agreed with the UK and USA to pay for the Dam, but Nasser had been heavily supported by the Soviet Union, so the ...
  5. Special Edition 8, British Navy, 1940s – Longines Hydrographic Survey (HS) watch

    by , Apr 21, 2016 at 09:38 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    When Churchill heard of Italy’s use of human torpedoes against Royal Navy Ships in the Mediterranean he ordered that the British produce a similar device.
    The capital ships of the German fleet were a constant threat to North Atlantic convoys and strenuous attempts were made to sink ships such as the Tirpitz including Operation ‘Title’
    Two British copies of the Human Torpedo, called 'chariots', ...
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