With an anti and non-magnetic watchcase, this watch meets the requirements of bomb disposal operations thanks to its qualities of readability, reliability and precision. The Quartz movement is an ETA Satin finish stainless steel case, 39mm in diameter and 11 mm thick, screw-down crown WR to M. Unidirectional rotating bezel with 60 minutes graduations.
The female Top Guns of World War II who flew Spitfires and worked with men
Meet the women who kept the RAF flying during World War II
During William's time in the Royal Air Force his colleagues liked to play hilarious pranks on him at the military base - and there were one or two that involved Kate Middleton. He began as a Flight Lieutenant before going on to be a helicopter pilot and assisting in a number of search and rescue operations. And despite his royal status, William formed close bonds with those he worked with - so close in fact, they treated him just like any other colleague. According to Hello Magazine, there was one thing in particular that the year-old's friends really loved to do to prank the prince - and it involved Kate Middleton. The publication reports that his colleagues went out and purchased various items of the Kate and William memorabilia that were produced in the run-up to the couple's royal wedding in April They would then "strategically" place the items around the training unit and military base for William to stumble upon. One of his colleagues explained: "We spent a few pounds on Kate and William memorabilia and strategically secreted it around the place, so he might find his own face on a cushion or see it on a cup when you give him a cup of tea.
Battle of Britain: Remembering the Czech aces among 'The Few'
More than 1. Coastal Command aircraft patrolled shipping lanes from the first to last day of the war. The aircraft and aircrew were supported by a huge network of training units, repair depots, hospitals, transport pools and their own soldiers — the RAF Regiment.
By Ruth Styles for MailOnline. They were the unsung heroes of World War II but now, as the 70th anniversary of VJ Day approaches, the UK's female pilots have been remembered in an incredible collection of images. The pictures, taken from the Getty Images archives, show the women of the Air Transport Auxiliary who were responsible for ferrying new fighter and bomber planes to their bases, as well as flying transport aircraft and some air ambulances.