Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. Issue 44 - 1940s British Soldier

    by , Oct 25, 2015 at 10:02 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    In the period leading up to the Allied invasion of Europe it was realised that timing the phases of the invasion would be vital, the reliable and effective Army Trade Pattern watch was up to the task.
    They were not issued to all troops but people who's role required accurate time information, such as readio operators, Forward Air controlers and Artillery batteries.
    ATP watches were sourced from ...
  2. Issue 39 - 1940s German Soldier

    by , Jul 30, 2015 at 05:27 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The German Armies domination in the first years of World War two was due to its use of Blitzkrieg tactics.
    These tactics required accurate timekeeping, and watches supplied by German and Swiss companies like Helvetia were used.
    Using highly coordinated and concentrated forces, in unison with Air support and Ground armour, they overwhelmed opposing armies in Poland, France, Belgium and The Netherlands. ...
  3. Issue 38 - 1940s British Soldier

    by , Jul 30, 2015 at 05:21 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Necessity is the driving force behind many advancements in technology, and War is often the cause of that necessity.
    Advancements in materials and manufacture, alongside the constant extreme field testing that combat creates, had lead to the development of new fuels, firearms and vehicles.
    A new standard for a Waterproof Wrist Watch, WWW, was required by the British Military, and 12 Swiss watch ...
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