Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.

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  1. MWC Special Number 10 - 1940s The Luftwaffe

    by , Jan 14, 2017 at 10:19 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The details of the actual watch are a little thin, I have a few clues but they seem to contradict the design of the watch actually supplied
    The watch is described as being Used By German Airman in the 1940s; 38mm in diameter; using a 17 jewel Swiss 281 movement; 60 seconds subdial at the 6 position;, 45 (sic) minutes subdial at 3 position; long indices at 3,6 and 9; RLM (Reichsluftfahrtministirium) ...

    Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 08:29 PM by Churchy

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  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. Issue 39 - 1940s German Soldier

    by , Jul 30, 2015 at 06:27 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. ...
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  4. Issue 38 - 1940s British Soldier

    by , Jul 30, 2015 at 06:21 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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  5. Issue 33 - 1940s British RAF Navigator

    by , Apr 28, 2015 at 11:24 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The increased operational speeds of aircraft during World War II meant that even slight variations in timing could cause large navigational errors.
    in 1940 the British Air Ministry received an order of Omega wristwatches, specifically designed for use by pilots and navigators, the watches features a 'Weems' rotating/locking bezel.
    This type of bezel was designed by Phillip Weems, an American ...
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