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WWII Japanese military watches

DAWN OF A QUIET SUNDAY MORNING IN 1941

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March 2019


 WWII Japanese military watches

The rise and fall of the Japanese Empire during WWII is a deeply captivating but also frightening piece of history of the 20th century. If military watches used on the Western front are more or less known by collectors, Japanese watches are a lot less notorious. Nonetheless, these timepieces still hold a dazzling fragment of Japanese history, culture and craftsmanship.

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t dawn, one quiet Sunday morning in 1941, a fleet of approximately 400 Japanese aircraft launched a bold and fierce attack on the American naval base stationed in Pearl Harbor, prompting the US government to step into World War II.


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