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 Post subject: Top 3 War Movies!
PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:19 pm 
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With the current crisis it may be an idea to post your top 3 war movies, others can to take a look at them and catch up in case they missed any of your top 3.

So, my top 3 war movies are:
1. The Longest Day (1962)
2. Battle of Britain (1969)
3. Das Boot (1981)(I suggest to try the mini series of that movie from 1985, NOT the new mini series)

There are many many more I could list but I think these are those that I could regularly watch.

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 Post subject: Re: Top 3 War Movies!
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Saving Private Ryan
The Dirty Dozen
The Green Berets

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Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Rough Riders (1997)

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The Longest Day
Zulu
The Sharp Series
Honorable mention to: Kelly's Heroes and The Odd Angry Shot

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"Zulu"
"Big Red One"
"Gettysburg"

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Can I add a couple of mini series?

Enemy at the Gates
Generation War
Band of Brothers

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Saving Private Ryan
Glory
Enemy At The Gates

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Mark Oakford wrote:
The Longest Day
Zulu
The Sharp Series
Honorable mention to: Kelly's Heroes and The Odd Angry Shot


An Aussie friend of mine asked me for my opinion of The Odd Angry Shot. Being a Vietnam veteran I hadn't watched any fiction about the war but I'd made some Aussie friends there and thought I'd have a look. It's still the only Vietnam war movie I've seen all the way through and it would be in my top dozen. Das Boot would be there, Cross of Iron, Gettysburg. So many others. Dark Blue World, The Longest Day,

It's impossible for me to name the top three.

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 Post subject: Re: Top 3 War Movies!
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Garsh Darnnit! To Many to mention!

The Pacific (2010)
The Blue Max (1966)
Battleground (1949)

Etc., etc., etc.................................

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