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    Apparently pics of soldiers are bad? They were removed? I apologize for offending the delicate sensibilities of some members!
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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    G Shocker was my go to piece in the military as well. Thanks for your service. I didn't get a chance to see the pic, but just a heads up, no pics with guns.
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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    Quote Originally Posted by BaronVonXander View Post
    Apparently pics of soldiers are bad? They were removed? I apologize for offending the delicate sensibilities of some members!
    It was probably just the images of guns. Some people absolutely piss themselves at the mere thought of firearms. Looking at a picture of a gun causes them great distress. I'm surprised you didn't get a warning from a mod. People are so easily offended.
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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    Quote Originally Posted by Minorcollector View Post
    It was probably just the images of guns. Some people absolutely piss themselves at the mere thought of firearms. Looking at a picture of a gun causes them great distress. I'm surprised you didn't get a warning from a mod. People are so easily offended.
    People so easily offended should abstain from using the internets.
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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    Ya'll can check the snark at the door, thank you.

    We have rules against pics of weapons and commenting on Mod actions. As guests you should familiarize yourselves with our community rules, specifically rules 8 and 11 here.

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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    Depends on what era you are talking about. My dad used his Rolex GMT master as a tool as a navigator in the Air Force during Vietnam - no G-Shocks available. And weren't the Panerai MM's commissioned by the Italian Navy?
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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    Thanks to all for their service. Special thanks to those who choose to keep their personal military exploits private. Not a matter of sensibility. A matter of forum rules and subject matter. There are many other internet areas available to discuss matters of war zone military experience and/or opinions regarding military issues. This isn't one of them. Back to watches and relevant use of them, please. Anything else and this thread will be closed.
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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    True on the Panerai, they were actually re-dialled Rolex's - from 1939 to 1997 Panerai produced about 300 watches total, any watches built after the mid 1950's had Swiss (not Rolex) movements and Italian built cases.

    Modern Panerai's (anything made after 1997) have no connection to the original company or the Italian Navy (Marina Militare), just sayin'

    Quote Originally Posted by kjenckes View Post
    Depends on what era you are talking about. My dad used his Rolex GMT master as a tool as a navigator in the Air Force during Vietnam - no G-Shocks available. And weren't the Panerai MM's commissioned by the Italian Navy?
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    WUS members thank you so much for your assistance and expertise over the years it has been a real education. The suggestions and knowledge you imparted have saved me countless hours and saved me an immense amount of money. This will be my last post here on WUS on principle - I am proud to have been a member of the U.S. Army and proudly served my country with honor and distinction. I can't not abide by censorship of speech about such an honorable profession. I served with men who are no longer with us and deserve to be remembered. The thought that their death or my service may offend someone is beyond repugnant to me! Good luck and Godspeed!!

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    Re: These Are Real Life Military Watches!

    CWC - the Cabot Watch Company have and still do (on a limited basis) supply watches to the British Ministry of Defense, there is a thread on this forum regarding the Special Boat Squadron requsitioning a new batch of Quartz CWC divers for issue.
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