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  1. MWC 93 - 1970s Norwegian Airman

    by , Sep 5, 2017 at 04:35 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Norwegian Airforce began from very humble beginnings, public donations enabled the purchase of a plane firstly, then a training school for air and ground crew. Widespread anti-German feelings spread throughout the country during World War One due to German submarine operations directly causing the deaths of over a thousand Norwegian sailors, in spite of this Norway remained officially neutral ...
  2. MWC 66 - German Airman 1970s

    by , Aug 25, 2016 at 02:27 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    As the West German Luftwaffe became more central to the NATO defence forces in Europe they were increasingly the first to be supplied with the most up to date aircraft.
    The Lockheed F104 Starfighter had a poor reputation, more than 915 were delivered and 292 crashed with 116 pilots losing their life, the West German nicknamed them "Widow-maker" or "Flying coffin" It was learned ...
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  3. Issue 25 - 1960s Portuguese Colonial Army

    by , Jan 13, 2015 at 10:33 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    At the start of The Portuguese Colonial War in 1961 the Portuguese Army was badly equipped and used poorly suited and outdated WWII equipment to fight a guerrilla war.
    As part of the upgraded equipment, watches were supplied by the Swiss company Heuer, high precision, designed for use in Motorsport and Aviation environments they used a quality Valjoux chronograph movement.

    Updated Jan 14, 2015 at 06:08 PM by Churchy (better image of the "pusher" watch)

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