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  1. MWC 68 - British Airman, 1980s

    by , Nov 9, 2016 at 10:23 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    On April 2nd, 1982, Argentinian Commandos mounted an invasion of the Falkland Islands following an earlier civilian occupation of South Georgia in March. they outnumbered the nominal defence force of Royal Marines stationed there and soon the Governor had no choice but to surrender.

    On April 4th, The British Nuclear submarine, Conquerer, was sent to enforce an exclusion zone, followed ...
  2. MWC - 61 British Soldier 1970

    by , Jul 6, 2016 at 11:33 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The British Army W10 spec watch has been produced by several manufactures since WW2 including Hamilton And Smiths, CWC has been the main supplier since 1972.
    I'll leave it to their own, brief description from the web site;
    CWC watches are made to the highest Swiss standards, using Swiss parts and come with a 3 year warranty.
    We have manufactured pilots' chronographs, Royal Navy*and Special ...
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  3. MWC 58 - British Pilot 1950s

    by , May 24, 2016 at 06:30 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Four years after leading the Military coup in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser officially became President of Egypt, within 2 months he declared that the Suez Canal Company would be Nationalised in order to pay for the building of the much needed Aswan Dam project. Prior to the Coup loans had been agreed with the UK and USA to pay for the Dam, but Nasser had been heavily supported by the Soviet Union, so the ...
  4. MWC 54 - British Soldier 1940s

    by , Mar 22, 2016 at 10:26 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Indonesian War of independence lasted from 1945 to 1949 and followed on directly from the Japanese surrender at the end of WW2. Towards the end of 1944 many Dutch civilians, living in what was then called the Dutch East Indies, were interred by the Japanese who had invaded, and many Dutch troops in the area were held in POW camps. The Japanese had supported, and even begun to provide formal training ...
  5. MWC 51 - British Pilot 1940s

    by , Feb 27, 2016 at 12:13 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Battle of Britain was clearly a defining moment in World War II, Germany's Blitzkrieg tactics had been highly successful and the seaborne invasion of Britain, operation Sea Lion was ready to come into action. It was imperative for Germany that the RAF was neutralised and this, along with decimating Aircraft production capacity, was the aim of Herman Georing, As head of the Luftwaffe he brought everything ...
    Tags: 1940, british, omega, pilot, ww2 Add / Edit Tags
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