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  1. MWC 83 - 1970s Swedish Airman

    by , Apr 22, 2017 at 11:54 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    Sweden remained neutral throughout the second world war, but recognised the growing tension between the Nato Alliance and the Warsaw Pact countries, with the Russian border just 200 kilometres away Sweden knew it would have to react with lightning speed should any invasion come.
    Knowing airfields would be priority targets for any invasion force the Swedish government devised a series of Sub-Airfields, ...
  2. MWC 81 - 1960s British Submariner

    by , Mar 30, 2017 at 12:05 AM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Royal Navy first launched a submarine in 1901, the HMS Holand One, and although Admiral Sir Arthur Wilson, then Controller of the Navy, called the new style of sea warfare "underhand, unfair and damned un-English" the submarine was here to stay. During World War One submarines proved their effectiveness, despite being a small minority of the active Navy personnel, The Submarine Service ...
  3. MWC 57 - Australian Navy 1980s

    by , Apr 23, 2016 at 06:22 PM (Eaglemoss Military Watches Collection.)

    The Post WWII Royal Australian Navy has been a major force in the southern hemisphere and has been involved in many operations.
    It now consists of over 45 commisioned vessels, including submarines, and more than 16,000 staff.
    To increase the RAN capability a number of projects are in progress including new helicopters, landing vehicles, better support vessels and more efficient weapons and ...
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