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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 ...
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  2. Issue 42 - 150s Swedish Forces

    by , Oct 2, 2015 at 08:47 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Sweden remained neutral throughout the second world war, allowing Germany to use its railways to travel between Norway and Finland, while at the same time informing Allied forces of German troop movements and as the war came to a close Allied aircraft would use Swedish Air Force bases.
    Because of fears of an invasion of Sweden by Russia, some 8000 Swedish volunteers also fought alongside Finish Soldiers ...
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  3. Issue 40 - 1970s French Soldier

    by , Aug 31, 2015 at 09:41 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    During the 1970s the French military became very active in the former French Equitoral African countries of Chad, Gabon, Central African Republic, and Congo. They provided Assistance to Chad and Congo against guerillas, cooperating with Belgian and American Forces in a hostage rescue. In 1979 French Specialist forces began an operation to oust President Bokassa, following International outrage at his role ...

    Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 09:51 PM by Churchy

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  4. 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. ...
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  5. 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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