The Zenith Military Connection
The military has used watches since the 1800’s. However, their place as indispensable tools for combat began in WWI. It was then that military forces began tapping certain watchmakers to design and manufacture watches with detailed specifications for their troops.
Zenith is one
Notable Military Watches: A Brief History
Military-issued watches have had a significant impact on the evolution of modern warfare. Likewise, the unique needs of the military have had a considerable influence on the development of watches. For example, the harsh conditions of trench warfare in WWI
Watches and the Military: The Roots
The history of mechanical watches and military use is centuries old. There is documentation as early as the Boer Wars of the 1800’s. The nineteenth century was the era of the pocket watch. You’d find military men using small leather