Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC 67 - American Soldier 1920s

    by , Aug 30, 2016 at 11:52 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    President Woodrow Wilson tried to keep The United States out of World War 1. He understood that the Army stood at just under 100.000 men in the ranks, a small number compared to the British and French forces, that they were not trained in trench warfare and were poorly equipped. In 1915 there had been a serious attempt to actually cut military funding, even the loss of 128 American citizens when a German ...
  2. MWC 53 - French Soldier 1940s

    by , Mar 3, 2016 at 05:29 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    After the declaration of War by Britain and France against Germany on 3rd September 1939 there was a relatively quiet period when it was believed that open war could still be avoided. Germany was in fact using the time to build up a massive stockpile of arms and ammunition that it would need in the coming battle, German troops also had time to rest following the attack on Poland.
    The French Army ...
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  3. MWC 50 - Southern African Soldier 1970s

    by , Feb 24, 2016 at 09:32 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In 1964 Ian Smith, a former RAF pilot, became Prime Minister of Rhodesia, at the time a self governed British colony. Smith wanted to make Rhodesia independent and in principle the British authorities were agreeable so long as the majority Black population were provided with a power sharing agreement, this was not what Smith and his supporters wanted and in 1965 Rhodesia unilaterally declared its independence. ...
  4. Issue 23 - 1970s Australian Soldier

    by , Jan 5, 2015 at 08:22 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Almost 60,000 Australians served during the conflict in Vietnam. Australia were part of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation. (SEATO)
    During this time the Australian Army shared a lot of equipment with US forces including the Benrus watches already used by US infantry.
    Simple and robust the watch had a plastic case and fabric strap.

    Updated Jan 5, 2015 at 11:59 PM by Churchy

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