THE 82ND AIRBORNE CELEBRATED BIRTH IN WWI FRANCE

1972

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470-209-5277 ROCK

 

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ROCK’S CUFF WATCH SYSTEMS
DESIGN #902.7

300.00 SHIPPED WITH WARRANTY

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THIS PRE-INTRO ESSAY CONCERNS THE INDIAN JAWAN PARA SHOCK MILITARY WATCHES WITH BROAD ARROW

Jawan is a word in Hindi for SOLDIER. Jawan was registered as a trade mark by the ENGLISH ” West End Watch Co” founded by MM. Amstutz and Droz, owner of Alcide Droz & Sons,  in 1886 in “The West End” district of London, West End Watch Co would become a well established trade name for the marketing of time pieces to the British controlled Mid-East and India Civilian and Military market.

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By 1914, West End Watch Co were well established and owned the contracts for both the Indian Military and Civil Services markets. With acceptance of the British Military, West End Watch Co produced  solid, well made and cased West End Trench and Pocket Watches for the Military [long tail broad arrow] and the Indian Civil Service [marked C.S. with C-tailed BROAD ARROW].

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HISTORIC EVENTS

West End Watch Company developed the first waterproof pocket watch ever produced: “L’Impermeable” (Displayed at the International Watchmaking Museum of La Chaux-de-Fonds).

During the First World War, a large force of British and Indian soldiers were sent from Bombay to the Persian Gulf to reach Mesopotamia (Iraq). Each received a West End Watch Company watch; marking the first official use by British Forces of a West End “Military” Watch leading to the brand becoming famous amongst British Enlisted Forces.

In 1917, West End Watch Company changed its name to Société des Montres West End SA and was registered in Geneva. At the same time the sub-brand Lowan was also registered and introduced in England..

In 1934, the Société des Montres West End SA was the first brand to introduce the Incabloc anti-shock system invented by Mr. Braunschweig

Within several years of the end of WWII, West End Watch Company began producing watches in India.

In 1961. ****Hindustan Machine Tools [HMT 1953] set up a watch division utilizing equipment and movements from West End Watch co, with assistance from citizen watch company, to  produce watches, including the Jawan, a military issue watch under the HMT logo utilizing the long shaft version of the English Broad Arrow.

***Conviently Named So To Continue To Utilize The British Military “HMT” –which stood for “HIS MAJESTY’S TROOPS”! on the dial!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

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Jawan
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jawa (from Persian Jawan or Javan, meaning “young”) refers to a young man in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and Punjabi. In the Indian subcontinent, it has additionally taken on the reference to an infantryman, and is used in much the same meaning as soldier in English. This term is specific to all ranks below that of a Commissioned Officer, primarily used in the armed forces of India and Pakistan.


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A WIDER SPRING BAR HOLD DOWN STRAP WAS INSTALLED
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PRIOR TO THE PICTURES BEING TAKEN

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NOTE PICS AT BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

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TIMING SO GOOD IT MATCHES A QUARTZ CLOCK

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REMOVABLE COMPASS 

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HMT  

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CUSTOM STRAP 

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WITH PATCHES 

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WORKING BRASS COMPASS 

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SWEEPS HMT 

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WWI FRENCH ESCAPE MAP
US Army 82nd Airborne
Divisio
n Patch

The 82nd Airborne Division is an elite airborne infantry division of the United States Army, … The 82nd Division was first constituted on 5 August 1917 during World War I in the National Army. It was organized and formally activated on 25 …Motto(s)?: ?”All the way!” “Death from above”

The 82nd Airborne Division is an elite airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Airborne Division is the U.S. Army’s most strategically mobile formation. The 82nd Airborne Division is the most highly trained light infantry division in the world.

The division was constituted, originally as the 82nd Division, in the National Army on 5 August 1917, shortly after the American entry into World War I, and was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia and later served with distinction on the Western Front in the final months of World War I. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the unit acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for its famed “AA” shoulder patch. The division later served in World War II where, in August 1942, it was reconstituted as the first airborne division of the U.S. Army and fought in numerous campaigns during the war, gaining an excellent reputation.

Famous soldiers of the division include Sergeant Alvin C. York, General James M. Gavin, General of the Army Omar Bradley, Senator Strom Thurmond (325th Glider Infantry Regiment in World War II), Senator Jack Reed, R&B singer Lou Rawls, actor William Windom, country music singer Craig Morgan, former Syracuse University football coach Ben Schwartzwalder, fashion critic/choreographer Bruce Darnell, The Honorable Patrick Murphy (Under Secretary of the Army), Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and General “Henry” Hugh Shelton (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 to 2001).

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1913 MINT GENUINE DETAILED OIL SKIN MAP 

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1913 MINT GENUINE DETAILED OIL SKIN MAP

The US Air Service in World War I, vol 1 – Air Force Historical Studies …
This is one of a series of  volumes of  World War I documentation that the Office of Air …… Corps of Engineers, and in June 1917 he had gone to France with the 1st Division. …… extending approximately from Bazoches to Courlandon.

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FRANCE WWI

 

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US Expeditionary forces 

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FRANCE WWI 

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French Forces

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FRANCE WWI 

 
 

 

TIME PIECE
HMT MANUEL WIND WATCH
BROADARROW W/HEAVY LUME

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RE-ILLUMINATION HAD TO COVER ORIGINAL LUME
OR FULL REMOVAL TO BRASS RESTORATION OF THE DIAL
DECIDED THE ADDING NEW OVER OLD WOULD HAVE TO BE

EXTRA
QUICK CHANGE REMOVABLE
BRASS LIQUID COMPASS

HONORING
82ND RED WHITE BLUES PATCH
CONTAINING GENUINE WWI FRENCH MAP
SIGNAL CORPS BADGE

WWI HIDDEN OIL SKIN SURVIVAL MAP

MT COMPASS [removable] CELEBRATING WWI
THE USA , THE BRITISH AND THE WEST END WATCH CO
HAS SECRET GENUINE WWI FRENCH OILED MAP FROM 1913

 

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CELEBRATING THE 82 AIRBORNE IN VIETNAM AND WWI
RE ILLUMINATION HAD TO COVER ORIGINAL LUME
OR FULL REMOVAL TO BRASS RESTORATION OF THE DIAL
DECIDED THE ADDING NEW OVER OLD WOULD HAVE TO BE

 

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THIS IS A DESIGN LICENSED BACK IN THE DAY OF BRITISH EMPIRE
PERMISSION WAS GIVEN TO
West End Watch CoMPANY

[1800 ] TO USE THE KINGS MARK
, AND, SPECIFICALLY FOR THE JAWAN,
A WORD IN HINDI FOR SOLDIER.

West End WOULD market Swiss watches to Indian military men.
THE BROAD ARROW WAS THINNER AND THE CASE BACK HAD

A LONG NECK ARROW LIKE ALL BRITISH MILITARY WATCHES
THE RESULT WAS THE
JARWAN
HMT

THE JARWAN/HMT PARA SHOCK MILITARY WATCH WITH BROAD ARROW CASE & DIAL MARKINGS & ALL STEEL CONSTRUCTION INCLUDING WATER PROOF SCREW CASE BACK. Jawan was first registered as a trade mark by the West End Watch Co.. Since the late 1800’s, West End Watch Co was a well established trade name in India . Jawan is a word in Hindi for SOLDIER. West End marketed Swiss watches to Indian military men. Within several years of the end of W.W.II, India began producing military issue watches under the HMT company logo utilizing a longer shafted version of the English Broad Arrow on the back of their cases.

Jawan
Jawa (from Persian Jawan or Javan, meaning “young”) refers to a young man in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and Punjabi. In the Indian subcontinent, it has additionally taken on the reference to an infantryman, and is used in much the same meaning as soldier in English. This term is specific to all ranks below that of a Commissioned Officer, primarily used in the armed forces of India and Pakistan.

 

YOU ALWAYS FORGET THESE ARE VINTAGE WATCHES THAT ARE NOT RESTORED WITH ALL BRAND NEW PARTS WHEN OVERHAULED. EVER. AND THEN 9 MONTHS OWN THE ROAD A MINOR PROBLEMS CAN OCCUR. IT S A 3 BUCK PART BUT THE WATCH GUY WILL BIL YOU 130.00 DOLLARS… I OFFER FREE REPAIRS 12 MONTHS, RENEWAL 50 BUCKS. SO IF YOU WANT TO TRY TO OFFER ME DOWN, PLEASE REQUEST THAT YOU ARE WILLING TO FORGO THE WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL OK? THANKS ROCK.. LOV MY PATRONS


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The West End Watch Company began there journey in 1886 from “The West End”, a district of the center of London. The market that West End catered to was the British controlled Mid-East and India. By 1914, West End was offering solid, well made and cased Trench and Pocket Watches. Specializing in the Indian Military and Civil Services, West End, with acceptance of the British Military, produced Trench Watches that were marked C.S.for the Civil Service in India and C-tailed broadarrow-S for Indian Military personal under British control.



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HEAVY LUMINOVA DIAL
RE ILLUMINATION HAD TO COVER ORIGINAL LUME
OR FULL REMOVAL TO BRASS RESTORATION OF THE DIAL
DECIDED THE ADDING NEW OVER OLD WOULD HAVE TO BE

THE HMT IS MANUFACTURED
BY THE JAWAN WATCH COMPANY IN
INDIA WITH A 17 JEWEL PARA SHOCK

(IPARA SHOCK IS A DESIGN SIMILAR TO INCABLOC]

FREE ONE YEAR ALL INCLUSIVE WARRANTY


WE SHIP WITHIN TWO DAYS DEPENDING ON HOW LONG THE WATCH HAS BEEN WAITING FOR A HOME. THE LONGER THE TIME THE LONGER WE TEST BEFORE SHIPPING AND MAKE ANY ADJUSTMENT NEEDED. THIS CAN BE 12 TO 24 HOURS. THAT IS WHY ONE DAY IS NOT PLACED. RATHER 2 DAYS, YET OUR PACKAGES ARE DELIVERED IN HALF OR EVEN LESS TIME THAN THOSE SHIPPING IN 24 HOURS BECAUSE THEY DO NOT USE 2 DAY AIR. WE USE IT ALL THE TIME. IN FACT OUR PACKAGES SOMETIMES ARRIVE EVEN FASTER WHEN A TIME PIECE IS SHIPPED THAT SAME DAY…..

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MILITARY GRADE MOVEMENT.

NOTE:
YOU CAN FIND A WATCH LIKE INEXPENSIVELY FROM ONE OF THE MANY INDIA WATCH DEALERS. BUT WE SPENT 5 HOURS MAKING SURE THAT THIS BEAUTY WOULD RUN FOR A LONG TIME. WE ALSO WARRANT THIS WATCH FOR ONE YEAR. READ OUR LIMITED WARRANTY… IT IS THE BEST ONLINE AND WE BACK IT UP… PERIOD. SO, BUY WITH CONFIDENCE..OR BUY ONE LESS COSTLY, AND WHEN IT REQUIRES WORK, YOU CAN SEND IT TO GSW FOR REPAIR.

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82nd AIRBORNE

William P. Burnham, who had previously commanded the 164th Brigade, led the division during most of its training and its movement to Europe. In early April, the division embarked from the ports in Boston, New York and Brooklyn to Liverpool, England, where the division fully assembled by mid-May 1918. From there, the division moved to mainland Europe, leaving Southampton and arriving at Le Havre, France,[6] and then moved to the British-held region of Somme on the front lines, where it began sending small numbers of troops and officers to the front lines to gain combat experience. On 16 June it moved by rail to Toul, France to take position on the front lines in the French sector. Its soldiers were issued French weapons and equipment to simplify resupply. The division was briefly assigned to I Corps before falling under the command of IV Corps until late August. It was then moved to the Woëvre front, in the Lagney sector, where it operated with the French 154th Infantry Division.


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The 82nd Airborne Division is an active duty airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Division was constituted in the National Army on 5 August 1917, and was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the unit acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for its famed “AA” shoulder patch.

Famous soldiers of the division include Sergeant Alvin C. York, General James M. Gavin, Senator Strom Thurmond (325th GIR in World War II), Senator Jack Reed, R&B singer Lou Rawls, actor William Windom, country music singer Craig Morgan, former Syracuse University football coach Ben Schwartzwalder, fashion critic/choreographer Bruce Darnell and Congressman Patrick Murphy (the first Iraq War veteran elected to Congress).

St. Mihiel

The division relieved the 26th Division on 25 June. Though Lagney was considered a defensive sector, the 82nd Division actively patrolled and raided in the region for several weeks, before being relieved by the 89th Division.] From there it moved to the Marbache sector in mid-August, where it relieved the 2nd Division under the command of the newly formed First United States Army. There it trained until 12 September, when the division joined the St. Mihiel offensive..

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Once the First Army jumped off on the offensive, the 82nd Division engaged in a holding mission to prevent German forces from attacking the right flank of the First Army. On 13 September, the 163rd Infantry Brigade and 327th Infantry Regiment raided and patrolled to the northeast of Port-sur-Seille, toward Eply, in the Bois de Cheminot, Bois de la Voivrotte, Bois de la Tête-d’Or, and Bois Fréhaut.

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Meanwhile, the 328th Infantry Regiment, in connection with the attack of the 90th Division against the Bois-le-Prêtre, advanced on the west of the Moselle River, and, in contact with the 90th Division, entered Norroy, advancing to the heights just north of that town where it consolidated its position. On 15 September, the 328th Infantry, in order to protect the 90th Division’s flank, resumed the advance, and reached Vandières, but withdrew on the following day to the high ground north of Norroy.

On 17 September, the St-Mihiel Operation stabilized, and the 90th Division relieved the 82nd’s troops west of the Moselle River. On 20 September, the 82nd was relieved by the French 69th Infantry Division, and moved to the vicinity of Marbache and Belleville, then to stations near Triaucourt and Rarécourt in the area of the First Army.

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During this operation, the division suffered heavy casualties from enemy artillery. The operation cost the division over 800 men. Among them was Colonel Emory Pike, the first member of the 82nd to be awarded the Medal of Honor. The division was then moved into reserve until 3 October, when it assembled near Varennes-en-Argonne prior to returning to the line. During this time, the division trained and prepared for the war’s final major offensive at Meuse-Argonne.

The division was next moved to the Clermont area, located west of Verdun on September 24. They were stationed there to act as a reserve for the US First Army. George B. Duncan, former commander of the 77th Division, relieved Burnham on 3 October, and Burnham subsequently served as military attaché in Athens, Greece.

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On the night of 6/7 October 1918, the 164th Infantry Brigade relieved troops of the 28th Division, which were holding the front line from south of Fléville to La Forge, along the eastern bank of the Aire River. The 163rd Infantry Brigade remained in reserve. On 7 October, the division, minus the 163rd Infantry Brigade, attacked the northeastern edge of the Argonne Forest, making some progress toward Cornay, and occupied Hill 180 and Hill 223.

 The next day it resumed the attack. Elements of the division’s right flank entered Cornay, but later withdrew to the east and south. The division’s left flank reached the southeastern slope of the high ground northwest of Châtel-Chéhéry. On 9 October, the division continued its attack, and advanced its left flank to a line from south of Pylône to the Rau de la Louvière.

For the rest of the month, the division turned to the north and advanced astride the Aire River to the region east of St-Juvin. On 10 October, it relieved troops of the 1st on the right, north of Fléville, as far as a new boundary extending north and south through Sommerance. It then attacked and captured Cornay and Marcq, and established the front just to their south.

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On 11 October, the right flank of the division occupied Sommerance and the high ground north of la Rance Rau while the left advanced to the railroad south of the Aire. The next day, the 42nd relieved the 82nd’s troops in and near Sommerance, allowing it to resume the attack. The 82nd passed through part of the Hindenburg defensive position, and reached a line just north of the road from St-Georges to St-Juvin.

On 18 October, the division relieved elements of the 78th as far to the left as Marcq and Champigneulle. Three days later it advanced to the Ravin aux Pierres. On 31 October, the 82nd, except the artillery, was relieved by the 77th Division and the 80th Division, and assembled in the Argonne Forest near Champ-Mahaut. On 2 November, the division concentrated near La Chalade and Les Islettes, and, on 4 November, moved to training areas in Vaucouleurs. On 10 November, it moved again to training areas in Bourmont, where it remained until the 11 November armistice. During this campaign the division suffered another 7,000 killed and wounded. A second 82nd soldier, Alvin C. York, won the Medal of Honor during this campaign.

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INTERESTING ADVERT FOR WEST END
TO “W”IN AN ULTIMATE PRIZE FOR A ROUND TRIP TO SILK ROAD
PERSON WITH OLDEST WEST END WATCH WINS

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NOW TO MAKE THIS BEAUTY A TALKING PIECE OF HISTORY, WE CELIBRATE THE 82ND WITH A PATCH. AND, BECAUSE ROCK HAS ABOUT 200 MAPS . FROM WHEN MAPS FIRST BECAME POPULAR TO MILITARY MAPS USED IN ALL THE WARS THE US PARTICIPATED IN/

SO, WE ADD AN OIL MAP [SOAKED IN A MIXTURE OF OILS] THAT WAS/IS RESISTANT TO WATER FROM A GROUP OF FRENCH MILITARY MINI MAPS CREATED FROM 1912 TO 1918. THESE OILED MINI MAPS ARE ACTUALLY OF LARGE AREAS WHERE BATTLES WERE FOUGHT OR CITIES WON OR LOST OR CHANGED HANDS .

FOR THE ORDINARY SOLDIER IN A TRENCH, TO FLYERS OVER A BATTLE FIELD IN ENEMY TERITORY, TO THE FIRST TANK CREWS [PATON] AND TO OFFICERS, THESE MINI MAPS WERE/ARE FULLY DETAILED MAPS THAT WILL FOLD TO A SMALL SIZE -SOME EVEN TO A POSTAGE STAMP MAP SIZE. THEY CAN GET WET OR FROZEN OR HEATED, YET THE INKS USED DO NOT RUN NOR ARE THE MAPS HARMED AND, NOT ONLY DID THEY ASSIST IN FORAGING, BATTLES AND OTHER AREAS OF MILITARY AND CIVILLIAN CIONCERNM BUT WERE EXCELEENT FOR POW ESCAPEES AND BEHIND THE LINES FLYERS AND SOLDIERS. THEY COULD BE SECRETED AND USED FOR SURVIVAL OR ATTACK.

THIS ONE IS A BEAUTY AND WE HAVE A HISTORY OF THIS MAP TYING IT TO THE 82ND, WE WILL ADD IT AS SOON AS ROCK COMPLETS IT.

 

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WWI HIDDEN OIL SKIN SURVIVAL MAP

 

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HERE IT IS STORED UNDER THE 82 PATCH

HERE IT IS STORED UNDER THE 82 PATCH

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LOOKS DARK WHEN FOLDED

/FINGERS LOOK RED

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ACTUAL FINISH WE HAVE ROADS

HI-WAYS- CREEKS STREAMS RIVERS

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DETAILS WERE UP TO DATE ,

AMAZING HOW SMALL IT CAN BE FOLDED
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WATER SOURCES AND MORE

YOUR BATTLE AREA!

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READY TO WEAR
AND REMOVE THE MAP WHEN PEOPLE ASK QUESTIONS

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THIS HMT HAS 5X THE ILLUMINATION.
COAST ROCK 28.00 WORTH OF LUMINOVA
BUT HE THOUGHT IT BETTER TO LAST
A FEW DECADES AND TO RECEIVE
SUPER BRIGHT LIGHT AT NIGHT

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CONDITION
-RESTORED TO ORIGINAL CONDITION 90% NEAR MINT –
WATCH SETS & KEEPS TIME

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HERE SHE IS ON A STRAP

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ROCK TOOK PICS OF THIS ORIGINAL FRENCH WWI MAP
IT WAS OILED IN 1914 SO THE PAPER BECAME LIKE CLOTH
AWESOME FITS UNDER THE 82ND AA PATCH
WHY WWI? THE 82ND SERVED IN FRANCE IN WWI.
IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF A SPECTACULAR 90 YEAR HISTORY

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AWESOME DIAL
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THIS CRAZY SET UP WEARS GREAT. IT HAS A LOW PROFILE
ROCK IS PLAYING MUSICAL STRAPS AND WATCHES
HE SET THIS UP ORIGINALLY WITH THE LEONIDAS

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82ND AIRBORNE

Active 1917–19
1921–present
Country United States of America
Branch United States Army
Role Airborne
Size Division
Part of XVIII Airborne Corps
Garrison/HQ Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.
Nickname “All American Division”
Motto “All the way!”
March “The All-American Soldier”
Engagements World War I

 

  • Battle of Saint-Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne Offensive

World War II

  • Operation Husky
  • Operation Avalanche
  • Operation Overlord
  • Operation Market Garden
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Invasion of Germany

Cold War

  • Dominican Republic
  • Vietnam War
  • Invasion of Grenada
  • Operation Golden Pheasant
  • Invasion of Panama
  • Persian Gulf War

Global War on Terrorism

  • War in Afghanistan
  • Iraq War

 

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82 IN NAM

The 82nd Airborne Division is an active duty airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Division was constituted in the National Army on 5 August 1917, and was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the unit acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for its famed “AA” shoulder patch. Famous soldiers of the division include Sergeant Alvin C. York, General James M. Gavin, Senator Strom Thurmond (325th GIR in World War II), Senator Jack Reed, R&B singer Lou Rawls, actor William Windom, country music singer Craig Morgan, former Syracuse University football coach Ben Schwartzwalder, fashion critic/choreographer Bruce Darnell and Congressman Patrick Murphy (the first Iraq War veteran elected to Congress).

The 82nd went into action in Vietnam. During the Tet Offensive, which swept across the Vietnam in January 1968, the 3rd Brigade was en route to Chu Lai within 24 hours of receiving its orders. The 3rd Brigade performed combat duties in the Hu? – Phu Bai area of the I Corps sector. Later the brigade moved south to Saigon, and fought in the Mekong Delta, the Iron Triangle and along the Cambodian border, serving nearly 22 months. While the 3rd Brigade was deployed, the division created a provisional 4th Brigade, consisting of 4th Battalion, 325th Infantry; 3rd Battalion, 504th Infantry; and 3rd Battalion, 505th Infantry. The Division Artillery also created an additional battalion, 3rd Battalion, 320th Artillery, to support the 4th Brigade.

From 1969 into the 1970s, the 82nd deployed paratroopers to South Korea and Vietnam on more than 180DBT (Days Bad Time) for exercises in potential future battlegrounds. The division received three alerts. One was for Black September 1970. Paratroopers were on their way to Amman, Jordan when the mission was aborted. In May 1971 they were used to help national guard and Washington DC police to round up and arrest protestors. Nine years later in August 1980, the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 504th PIR was alerted and deployed to conduct civil disturbance duty at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, during the Cuban refugee internment. War in the Middle East in the fall of 1973 brought the 82nd to full alert. In May 1978, the division was alerted to a possible drop into Zaire. In November 1979, the division was alerted for a possible operation to rescue the American hostages in Iran. The division formed the nucleus of the newly created Rapid Deployment Forces (RDF), a mobile force at a permanently high state of readiness.


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COMPASS IS REMOVABLE

DOTS AND HANDS RE-ILLUMINATED

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ROCK AND ROLL

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82 AIRBORNE
THERE IS A GENUINE MAP
FROM WWI UNDER THE PATCH

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FOR THOSE WHOM MUST KNOW
THAT IS PAINT ON HANDS
GOOGLE
 

“GOLDSMITHWORKS HANDS”
 

HMT
JARWAN
17 JEWEL
1971 PARA SHOCK
NOTE IT IS SERVICED
DIAL IS RE-LUMINATED
 

Data
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 50h

 

 

THE 82ND AIRBORNE CELEBRATED BIRTH IN WWI FRANCE

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ROCK’S CUFF WATCH SYSTEMS
DESIGN #902.7300.00 WITH WARRANTY

http://goldsmithtraining.com/WWI-FRANCE/

 

 

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THIS PRE-INTRO ESSAY CONCERNS THE INDIAN JAWAN PARA SHOCK MILITARY WATCHES WITH BROAD ARROW

Jawan is a word in Hindi for SOLDIER. Jawan was registered as a trade mark by the ENGLISH ” West End Watch Co” founded by MM. Amstutz and Droz, owner of Alcide Droz & Sons,  in 1886 in “The West End” district of London, West End Watch Co would become a well established trade name for the marketing of time pieces to the British controlled Mid-East and India Civilian and Military market.

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By 1914, West End Watch Co were well established and owned the contracts for both the Indian Military and Civil Services markets. With acceptance of the British Military, West End Watch Co produced  solid, well made and cased West End Trench and Pocket Watches for the Military [long tail broad arrow] and the Indian Civil Service [marked C.S. with C-tailed BROAD ARROW].

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HISTORIC EVENTS

West End Watch Company developed the first waterproof pocket watch ever produced: “L’Impermeable” (Displayed at the International Watchmaking Museum of La Chaux-de-Fonds).

During the First World War, a large force of British and Indian soldiers were sent from Bombay to the Persian Gulf to reach Mesopotamia (Iraq). Each received a West End Watch Company watch; marking the first official use by British Forces of a West End “Military” Watch leading to the brand becoming famous amongst British Enlisted Forces.

In 1917, West End Watch Company changed its name to Société des Montres West End SA and was registered in Geneva. At the same time the sub-brand Lowan was also registered and introduced in England..

In 1934, the Société des Montres West End SA was the first brand to introduce the Incabloc anti-shock system invented by Mr. Braunschweig

Within several years of the end of WWII, West End Watch Company began producing watches in India.

In 1961. ****Hindustan Machine Tools [HMT 1953] set up a watch division utilizing equipment and movements from West End Watch co, with assistance from citizen watch company, to  produce watches, including the Jawan, a military issue watch under the HMT logo utilizing the long shaft version of the English Broad Arrow.

***Conviently Named So To Continue To Utilize The British Military “HMT” –which stood for “HIS MAJESTY’S TROOPS”! on the dial!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

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Jawan
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jawa (from Persian Jawan or Javan, meaning “young”) refers to a young man in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and Punjabi. In the Indian subcontinent, it has additionally taken on the reference to an infantryman, and is used in much the same meaning as soldier in English. This term is specific to all ranks below that of a Commissioned Officer, primarily used in the armed forces of India and Pakistan.

 

 


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A WIDER SPRING BAR HOLD DOWN STRAP WAS INSTALLED
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PRIOR TO THE PICTURES BEING TAKEN

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NOTE PICS AT BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

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REMOVABLE COMPASS 

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HMT

 

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CUSTOM STRAP

 

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WWI FRENCH ESCAPE MAP

US Army 82nd Airborne
Divisio
n Patch

The 82nd Airborne Division is an elite airborne infantry division of the United States Army, … The 82nd Division was first constituted on 5 August 1917 during World War I in the National Army. It was organized and formally activated on 25 …Motto(s)?: ?”All the way!” “Death from above”

The 82nd Airborne Division is an elite airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Airborne Division is the U.S. Army’s most strategically mobile formation. The 82nd Airborne Division is the most highly trained light infantry division in the world.

The division was constituted, originally as the 82nd Division, in the National Army on 5 August 1917, shortly after the American entry into World War I, and was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia and later served with distinction on the Western Front in the final months of World War I. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the unit acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for its famed “AA” shoulder patch. The division later served in World War II where, in August 1942, it was reconstituted as the first airborne division of the U.S. Army and fought in numerous campaigns during the war, gaining an excellent reputation.

Famous soldiers of the division include Sergeant Alvin C. York, General James M. Gavin, General of the Army Omar Bradley, Senator Strom Thurmond (325th Glider Infantry Regiment in World War II), Senator Jack Reed, R&B singer Lou Rawls, actor William Windom, country music singer Craig Morgan, former Syracuse University football coach Ben Schwartzwalder, fashion critic/choreographer Bruce Darnell, The Honorable Patrick Murphy (Under Secretary of the Army), Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and General “Henry” Hugh Shelton (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 to 2001).

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1913 MINT GENUINE DETAILED OIL SKIN MAP

 

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1913 MINT GENUINE DETAILED OIL SKIN MAP

The US Air Service in World War I, vol 1 – Air Force Historical Studies …
This is one of a series of  volumes of  World War I documentation that the Office of Air …… Corps of Engineers, and in June 1917 he had gone to France with the 1st Division. …… extending approximately from Bazoches to Courlandon.

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FRANCE WWI

 

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US Expeditionary forces

 

 

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FRANCE WWI

 

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French Forces

 

 

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RE-ILLUMINATION 1971 HAD TO COVER ORIGINAL LUME
OR FULL REMOVAL TO BRASS RESTORATION OF THE DIAL
DECIDED THE ADDING NEW OVER OLD WOULD HAVE TO BE

EXTRA
QUICK CHANGE REMOVABLE
BRASS LIQUID COMPASS

HONORING
82ND RED WHITE BLUES PATCH
CONTAINING GENUINE WWI FRENCH MAP
SIGNAL CORPS BADGE

WWI HIDDEN OIL SKIN SURVIVAL MAP

 

MT COMPASS [removable] CELEBRATING WWI
THE USA , THE BRITISH AND THE WEST END WATCH CO
HAS SECRET GENUINE WWI FRENCH OILED MAP FROM 1913

 

 

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TIME PIECE
HMT MANUEL WIND WATCH
BROADARROW W/HEAVY LUME

 

CELEBRATING THE 82 AIRBORNE IN VIETNAM AND WWI
RE ILLUMINATION HAD TO COVER ORIGINAL LUME
OR FULL REMOVAL TO BRASS RESTORATION OF THE DIAL
DECIDED THE ADDING NEW OVER OLD WOULD HAVE TO BE

 

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THIS IS A DESIGN LICENSED BACK IN THE DAY OF BRITISH EMPIRE
PERMISSION WAS GIVEN TO
West End Watch CoMPANY

[1800 ] TO USE THE KINGS MARK
, AND, SPECIFICALLY FOR THE JAWAN,
A WORD IN HINDI FOR SOLDIER.

West End WOULD market Swiss watches to Indian military men.
THE BROAD ARROW WAS THINNER AND THE CASE BACK HAD

A LONG NECK ARROW LIKE ALL BRITISH MILITARY WATCHES
THE RESULT WAS THE
JARWAN
HMT

 

 
 
 

 

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THE JARWAN/HMT PARA SHOCK MILITARY WATCH WITH BROAD ARROW CASE & DIAL MARKINGS & ALL STEEL CONSTRUCTION INCLUDING WATER PROOF SCREW CASE BACK. Jawan was first registered as a trade mark by the West End Watch Co.. Since the late 1800’s, West End Watch Co was a well established trade name in India . Jawan is a word in Hindi for SOLDIER. West End marketed Swiss watches to Indian military men. Within several years of the end of W.W.II, India began producing military issue watches under the HMT company logo utilizing a longer shafted version of the English Broad Arrow on the back of their cases.

Jawan
Jawa (from Persian Jawan or Javan, meaning “young”) refers to a young man in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and Punjabi. In the Indian subcontinent, it has additionally taken on the reference to an infantryman, and is used in much the same meaning as soldier in English. This term is specific to all ranks below that of a Commissioned Officer, primarily used in the armed forces of India and Pakistan.

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YOU ALWAYS FORGET THESE ARE VINTAGE WATCHES THAT ARE NOT RESTORED WITH ALL BRAND NEW PARTS WHEN OVERHAULED. EVER. AND THEN 9 MONTHS OWN THE ROAD A MINOR PROBLEMS CAN OCCUR. IT S A 3 BUCK PART BUT THE WATCH GUY WILL BIL YOU 130.00 DOLLARS… I OFFER FREE REPAIRS 12 MONTHS, RENEWAL 50 BUCKS. SO IF YOU WANT TO TRY TO OFFER ME DOWN, PLEASE REQUEST THAT YOU ARE WILLING TO FORGO THE WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL OK? THANKS ROCK.. LOV MY PATRONS


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The West End Watch Company began there journey in 1886 from “The West End”, a district of the center of London. The market that West End catered to was the British controlled Mid-East and India. By 1914, West End was offering solid, well made and cased Trench and Pocket Watches. Specializing in the Indian Military and Civil Services, West End, with acceptance of the British Military, produced Trench Watches that were marked C.S.for the Civil Service in India and C-tailed broadarrow-S for Indian Military personal under British control.



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HEAVY LUMINOVA DIAL
RE ILLUMINATION HAD TO COVER ORIGINAL LUME
OR FULL REMOVAL TO BRASS RESTORATION OF THE DIAL
DECIDED THE ADDING NEW OVER OLD WOULD HAVE TO BE

THE 1971 HMT IS MANUFACTURED
BY THE JAWAN WATCH COMPANY IN
WITH A 17 JEWEL PARA SHOCK

(IPARA SHOCK IS A DESIGN SIMILAR TO INCABLOC]

SHIPPING
 

19.00 USA SHIPPING SUBSIDIZED FOR 2 DAY AIR INSURED SIG DELIVERY

26.00 SUBSIDIZED INTERNATIONAL REGISTERED INSURED SIGNATURE

WE SPEND 20% MORE ON SHIPPING
USA AVERAGES 26 TO 39 BUCKS WITH INSURANCE AND 2 DAY AIR
INT REGISTERED IS AVERAGE 36,00 TO MOST EASY SHIP
CHINA AND EASTERN EUROPE ISLANDS 42.OO
ALSO EBAY TAKES 10% OFF THE TOP
 

FREE ONE YEAR ALL INCLUSIVE WARRANTY

YOU ALWAYS FORGET THESE ARE VINTAGE WATCHES THAT ARE NOT RESTORED WITH ALL BRAND NEW PARTS WHEN OVERHAULED. EVER. AND THEN 9 MONTHS OWN THE ROAD A MINOR PROBLEMS CAN OCCUR. IT S A 3 BUCK PART BUT THE WATCH GUY WILL BIL YOU 130.00 DOLLARS… I OFFER FREE REPAIRS 12 MONTHS, RENEWAL 50 BUCKS. SO IF YOU WANT TO TRY TO OFFER ME DOWN, PLEASE REQUEST THAT YOU ARE WILLING TO FORGO THE WARRANTY AND APPRAISAL OK? THANKS ROCK.. LOV MY PATRONS
 

FREE ONLINE PRO APPRAISAL
ALLOW 6 WEEKS FOR LINK
ALL INFO HEREIN WILL ALSO BE PART OF APPRAISAL
 

FREE 14 DAY MONEY BACK FOR ANY REASON NO QUESTIONS ASKED


WE SHIP WITHIN TWO DAYS DEPENDING ON HOW LONG THE WATCH HAS BEEN WAITING FOR A HOME. THE LONGER THE TIME THE LONGER WE TEST BEFORE SHIPPING AND MAKE ANY ADJUSTMENT NEEDED. THIS CAN BE 12 TO 24 HOURS. THAT IS WHY ONE DAY IS NOT PLACED. RATHER 2 DAYS, YET OUR PACKAGES ARE DELIVERED IN HALF OR EVEN LESS TIME THAN THOSE SHIPPING IN 24 HOURS BECAUSE THEY DO NOT USE 2 DAY AIR. WE USE IT ALL THE TIME. IN FACT OUR PACKAGES SOMETIMES ARRIVE EVEN FASTER WHEN A TIME PIECE IS SHIPPED THAT SAME DAY…..

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MILITARY GRADE MOVEMENT.

NOTE:
YOU CAN FIND A WATCH LIKE INEXPENSIVELY FROM ONE OF THE MANY INDIA WATCH DEALERS. BUT WE SPENT 5 HOURS MAKING SURE THAT THIS BEAUTY WOULD RUN FOR A LONG TIME. WE ALSO WARRANT THIS WATCH FOR ONE YEAR. READ OUR LIMITED WARRANTY… IT IS THE BEST ONLINE AND WE BACK IT UP… PERIOD. SO, BUY WITH CONFIDENCE..OR BUY ONE LESS COSTLY, AND WHEN IT REQUIRES WORK, YOU CAN SEND IT TO GSW FOR REPAIR.

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82nd AIRBORNE

William P. Burnham, who had previously commanded the 164th Brigade, led the division during most of its training and its movement to Europe. In early April, the division embarked from the ports in Boston, New York and Brooklyn to Liverpool, England, where the division fully assembled by mid-May 1918. From there, the division moved to mainland Europe, leaving Southampton and arriving at Le Havre, France,[6] and then moved to the British-held region of Somme on the front lines, where it began sending small numbers of troops and officers to the front lines to gain combat experience. On 16 June it moved by rail to Toul, France to take position on the front lines in the French sector. Its soldiers were issued French weapons and equipment to simplify resupply. The division was briefly assigned to I Corps before falling under the command of IV Corps until late August. It was then moved to the Woëvre front, in the Lagney sector, where it operated with the French 154th Infantry Division.


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The 82nd Airborne Division is an active duty airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Division was constituted in the National Army on 5 August 1917, and was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the unit acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for its famed “AA” shoulder patch.

Famous soldiers of the division include Sergeant Alvin C. York, General James M. Gavin, Senator Strom Thurmond (325th GIR in World War II), Senator Jack Reed, R&B singer Lou Rawls, actor William Windom, country music singer Craig Morgan, former Syracuse University football coach Ben Schwartzwalder, fashion critic/choreographer Bruce Darnell and Congressman Patrick Murphy (the first Iraq War veteran elected to Congress).

St. Mihiel

The division relieved the 26th Division on 25 June. Though Lagney was considered a defensive sector, the 82nd Division actively patrolled and raided in the region for several weeks, before being relieved by the 89th Division.] From there it moved to the Marbache sector in mid-August, where it relieved the 2nd Division under the command of the newly formed First United States Army. There it trained until 12 September, when the division joined the St. Mihiel offensive..

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Once the First Army jumped off on the offensive, the 82nd Division engaged in a holding mission to prevent German forces from attacking the right flank of the First Army. On 13 September, the 163rd Infantry Brigade and 327th Infantry Regiment raided and patrolled to the northeast of Port-sur-Seille, toward Eply, in the Bois de Cheminot, Bois de la Voivrotte, Bois de la Tête-d’Or, and Bois Fréhaut.

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Meanwhile, the 328th Infantry Regiment, in connection with the attack of the 90th Division against the Bois-le-Prêtre, advanced on the west of the Moselle River, and, in contact with the 90th Division, entered Norroy, advancing to the heights just north of that town where it consolidated its position. On 15 September, the 328th Infantry, in order to protect the 90th Division’s flank, resumed the advance, and reached Vandières, but withdrew on the following day to the high ground north of Norroy.

On 17 September, the St-Mihiel Operation stabilized, and the 90th Division relieved the 82nd’s troops west of the Moselle River. On 20 September, the 82nd was relieved by the French 69th Infantry Division, and moved to the vicinity of Marbache and Belleville, then to stations near Triaucourt and Rarécourt in the area of the First Army.

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During this operation, the division suffered heavy casualties from enemy artillery. The operation cost the division over 800 men. Among them was Colonel Emory Pike, the first member of the 82nd to be awarded the Medal of Honor. The division was then moved into reserve until 3 October, when it assembled near Varennes-en-Argonne prior to returning to the line. During this time, the division trained and prepared for the war’s final major offensive at Meuse-Argonne.

The division was next moved to the Clermont area, located west of Verdun on September 24. They were stationed there to act as a reserve for the US First Army. George B. Duncan, former commander of the 77th Division, relieved Burnham on 3 October, and Burnham subsequently served as military attaché in Athens, Greece.

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On the night of 6/7 October 1918, the 164th Infantry Brigade relieved troops of the 28th Division, which were holding the front line from south of Fléville to La Forge, along the eastern bank of the Aire River. The 163rd Infantry Brigade remained in reserve. On 7 October, the division, minus the 163rd Infantry Brigade, attacked the northeastern edge of the Argonne Forest, making some progress toward Cornay, and occupied Hill 180 and Hill 223.

 

The next day it resumed the attack. Elements of the division’s right flank entered Cornay, but later withdrew to the east and south. The division’s left flank reached the southeastern slope of the high ground northwest of Châtel-Chéhéry. On 9 October, the division continued its attack, and advanced its left flank to a line from south of Pylône to the Rau de la Louvière.

For the rest of the month, the division turned to the north and advanced astride the Aire River to the region east of St-Juvin. On 10 October, it relieved troops of the 1st on the right, north of Fléville, as far as a new boundary extending north and south through Sommerance. It then attacked and captured Cornay and Marcq, and established the front just to their south.

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On 11 October, the right flank of the division occupied Sommerance and the high ground north of la Rance Rau while the left advanced to the railroad south of the Aire. The next day, the 42nd relieved the 82nd’s troops in and near Sommerance, allowing it to resume the attack. The 82nd passed through part of the Hindenburg defensive position, and reached a line just north of the road from St-Georges to St-Juvin.

On 18 October, the division relieved elements of the 78th as far to the left as Marcq and Champigneulle. Three days later it advanced to the Ravin aux Pierres. On 31 October, the 82nd, except the artillery, was relieved by the 77th Division and the 80th Division, and assembled in the Argonne Forest near Champ-Mahaut. On 2 November, the division concentrated near La Chalade and Les Islettes, and, on 4 November, moved to training areas in Vaucouleurs. On 10 November, it moved again to training areas in Bourmont, where it remained until the 11 November armistice. During this campaign the division suffered another 7,000 killed and wounded. A second 82nd soldier, Alvin C. York, won the Medal of Honor during this campaign.

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INTERESTING ADVERT FOR WEST END
TO “W”IN AN ULTIMATE PRIZE FOR A ROUND TRIP TO SILK ROAD
PERSON WITH OLDEST WEST END WATCH WINS

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NOW TO MAKE THIS BEAUTY A TALKING PIECE OF HISTORY, WE CELIBRATE THE 82ND WITH A PATCH. AND, BECAUSE ROCK HAS ABOUT 200 MAPS . FROM WHEN MAPS FIRST BECAME POPULAR TO MILITARY MAPS USED IN ALL THE WARS THE US PARTICIPATED IN/

SO, WE ADD AN OIL MAP [SOAKED IN A MIXTURE OF OILS] THAT WAS/IS RESISTANT TO WATER FROM A GROUP OF FRENCH MILITARY MINI MAPS CREATED FROM 1912 TO 1918. THESE OILED MINI MAPS ARE ACTUALLY OF LARGE AREAS WHERE BATTLES WERE FOUGHT OR CITIES WON OR LOST OR CHANGED HANDS .

FOR THE ORDINARY SOLDIER IN A TRENCH, TO FLYERS OVER A BATTLE FIELD IN ENEMY TERITORY, TO THE FIRST TANK CREWS [PATON] AND TO OFFICERS, THESE MINI MAPS WERE/ARE FULLY DETAILED MAPS THAT WILL FOLD TO A SMALL SIZE -SOME EVEN TO A POSTAGE STAMP MAP SIZE. THEY CAN GET WET OR FROZEN OR HEATED, YET THE INKS USED DO NOT RUN NOR ARE THE MAPS HARMED AND, NOT ONLY DID THEY ASSIST IN FORAGING, BATTLES AND OTHER AREAS OF MILITARY AND CIVILLIAN CIONCERNM BUT WERE EXCELEENT FOR POW ESCAPEES AND BEHIND THE LINES FLYERS AND SOLDIERS. THEY COULD BE SECRETED AND USED FOR SURVIVAL OR ATTACK.

THIS ONE IS A BEAUTY AND WE HAVE A HISTORY OF THIS MAP TYING IT TO THE 82ND, WE WILL ADD IT AS SOON AS ROCK COMPLETS IT.

 

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HERE IT IS STORED UNDER THE 82 PATCH

HERE IT IS STORED UNDER THE 82 PATCH

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LOOKS DARK WHEN FOLDED

/FINGERS LOOK RED

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ACTUAL FINISH WE HAVE ROADS

HI-WAYS- CREEKS STREAMS RIVERS

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DETAILS WERE UP TO DATE ,

AMAZING HOW SMALL IT CAN BE FOLDED
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WATER SOURCES AND MORE

YOUR BATTLE AREA!

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READY TO WEAR
AND REMOVE THE MAP WHEN PEOPLE ASK QUESTIONS

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THIS HMT HAS 5X THE ILLUMINATION.
COAST ROCK 28.00 WORTH OF LUMINOVA
BUT HE THOUGHT IT BETTER TO LAST
A FEW DECADES AND TO RECEIVE
SUPER BRIGHT LIGHT AT NIGHT

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CONDITION
-RESTORED TO ORIGINAL CONDITION 90% NEAR MINT –
WATCH SETS & KEEPS TIME

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HERE SHE IS ON A STRAP

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ROCK TOOK PICS OF THIS ORIGINAL FRENCH WWI MAP
IT WAS OILED IN 1914 SO THE PAPER BECAME LIKE CLOTH
AWESOME FITS UNDER THE 82ND AA PATCH
WHY WWI? THE 82ND SERVED IN FRANCE IN WWI.
IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF A SPECTACULAR 90 YEAR HISTORY

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AWESOME DIAL
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THIS CRAZY SET UP WEARS GREAT. IT HAS A LOW PROFILE
ROCK IS PLAYING MUSICAL STRAPS AND WATCHES
HE SET THIS UP ORIGINALLY WITH THE LEONIDAS

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82ND AIRBORNE

Active 1917–19
1921–present
Country United States of America
Branch United States Army
Role Airborne
Size Division
Part of XVIII Airborne Corps
Garrison/HQ Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.
Nickname “All American Division”
Motto “All the way!”
March “The All-American Soldier”
Engagements World War I

 

  • Battle of Saint-Mihiel
  • Meuse-Argonne Offensive

World War II

  • Operation Husky
  • Operation Avalanche
  • Operation Overlord
  • Operation Market Garden
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Invasion of Germany

Cold War

  • Dominican Republic
  • Vietnam War
  • Invasion of Grenada
  • Operation Golden Pheasant
  • Invasion of Panama
  • Persian Gulf War

Global War on Terrorism

  • War in Afghanistan
  • Iraq War

 

 

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82 AB IN NAM

The 82nd Airborne Division is an active duty airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Division was constituted in the National Army on 5 August 1917, and was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the unit acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for its famed “AA” shoulder patch. Famous soldiers of the division include Sergeant Alvin C. York, General James M. Gavin, Senator Strom Thurmond (325th GIR in World War II), Senator Jack Reed, R&B singer Lou Rawls, actor William Windom, country music singer Craig Morgan, former Syracuse University football coach Ben Schwartzwalder, fashion critic/choreographer Bruce Darnell and Congressman Patrick Murphy (the first Iraq War veteran elected to Congress).

The 82nd went into action in Vietnam. During the Tet Offensive, which swept across the Vietnam in January 1968, the 3rd Brigade was en route to Chu Lai within 24 hours of receiving its orders. The 3rd Brigade performed combat duties in the Hu? – Phu Bai area of the I Corps sector. Later the brigade moved south to Saigon, and fought in the Mekong Delta, the Iron Triangle and along the Cambodian border, serving nearly 22 months. While the 3rd Brigade was deployed, the division created a provisional 4th Brigade, consisting of 4th Battalion, 325th Infantry; 3rd Battalion, 504th Infantry; and 3rd Battalion, 505th Infantry. The Division Artillery also created an additional battalion, 3rd Battalion, 320th Artillery, to support the 4th Brigade.

From 1969 into the 1970s, the 82nd deployed paratroopers to South Korea and Vietnam on more than 180DBT (Days Bad Time) for exercises in potential future battlegrounds. The division received three alerts. One was for Black September 1970. Paratroopers were on their way to Amman, Jordan when the mission was aborted. In May 1971 they were used to help national guard and Washington DC police to round up and arrest protestors. Nine years later in August 1980, the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 504th PIR was alerted and deployed to conduct civil disturbance duty at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, during the Cuban refugee internment. War in the Middle East in the fall of 1973 brought the 82nd to full alert. In May 1978, the division was alerted to a possible drop into Zaire. In November 1979, the division was alerted for a possible operation to rescue the American hostages in Iran. The division formed the nucleus of the newly created Rapid Deployment Forces (RDF), a mobile force at a permanently high state of readiness.


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COMPASS IS REMOVABLE

DOTS AND HANDS RE-ILLUMINATED

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ROCK AND ROLL

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82 AIRBORNE
THERE IS A GENUINE MAP
FROM WWI UNDER THE PATCH

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FOR THOSE WHOM MUST KNOW
THAT IS PAINT ON HANDS
GOOGLE
 

“GOLDSMITHWORKS HANDS”
 

HMT
JARWAN
17 JEWEL
PARA SHOCK
NOTE IT IS SERVICED
DIAL IS RE-LUMINATED
 

Data
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 50h

 

WITH YOUR INVESTMENT YOU RECEIVE:

 

FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY. THIS IS AN EXCELLENT PROGRAM. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM 11 MONTHS FROM WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR TIME PIECE WE STAND BEHIND IT!

PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE **APPRAISAL [WITH STRAP/COMPASS]. THIS IS NOT A JOKE, COST OF TWO WATCHES THE RESTORE THE OVERHAUL THE SERVICING THE WARRANTY THE VERY APPRAISAL ALL COST DOLLARS. APPRAISAL IS 65 TO 95 USD, PLEASE ALLOW 6 WEEKS FOR LINK. APPRAISALS ARE STORED ON A GSW DEDICATED SERVER APPRAISAL WEBSITE WHERE YOU MAY DOWN-LOAD, COPY-TO OR FORWARD TO YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY OR JEWELERS MUTUAL ONLINE 24/7

 

compass is on top of strap
watch sits to side
perfect look and feel

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 LARGER SPRING BAR STRAP WAS INSTALLED

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when wearing
airborne rides on top
followed by the eagle!
 then the awesome watch is in perfect form
 rocks perfect place protected yet easy to read
easy to view whether firing your weapon
or driving your car truck boat ship plane
protected awesome to the end of time itself