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Movie: Battle of the Bulge ( 1966 )
A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II.
Movie: In Harm's Way ( 1965 )
A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Movie: Midway ( 1976 )
A dramatization of the battle that was widely heralded as a turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
Movie: Midway ( 2019 )
The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.
Movie: The Longest Day ( 1962 )
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Movie: The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel ( 1951 )
The story of the final years of the respected World War II German general, Erwin Rommel.
Movie: Wake Island ( 1942 )
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines tries to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
Movie: Tora! Tora! Tora! ( 1970 )
In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a surprise attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.
Movie: Stalag 17 ( 1953 )
When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.
Movie: Berlin Correspondent ( 1942 )
American correspondent Bill Roberts is a thorn in the side of the Nazis, as his paper always scoops the world with the truth about Germany. Gestapo Captain Carl Von Rau means to plug the leak and assigns Karen Hauen, who he attends to wed, to the case. Roberts is obtaining his information for his stories and broadcasts from an elderly stamp collector who, defiantly opposed to the Nazis, sells the "proper" stamps to Roberts, giving him the information. Attracted to Karen, Roberts invites her to his apartment where she learns his secret. The old philatelist is sent to a concentration camp, and then Karen learns that he is her father. She appeals to Roberts for help and he, in loyalty to the old man and now in love with Karen, agrees to help.
Movie: The Great Escape ( 1963 )
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Movie: The Guns of Navarone ( 1961 )
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.
Movie: Twelve O'Clock High ( 1950 )
A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.
Movie: The Sea Wolves ( 1980 )
During World War II, the British must attack a German ship, but it's safe in neutral Goa. As a result, they send civilians: former soldiers who are about sixty years old.
Movie: The Boys from Brazil ( 1978 )
A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Movie: The Cockleshell Heroes ( 1955 )
During World War II, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.
Movie: Tarawa Beachhead ( 1958 )
A marine sergeant witnesses a captain kill one of their men at Guadalcanal to cover his own incompetence, and fears he won't be believed because of rank, so finds the captain has gotten him assigned to his next command plus is cozying up to the family of his victim.
Movie: Counter-Espionage ( 1942 )
The Lone Wolf tracks down Nazi spies in London during the German bombing.
TV Show: The Rat Patrol ( 1966 )
Blazing across the North African deserts, it's The Rat Patrol, an elite Allied commando team whose mission is to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field Marshal Rommel¹s vaunted Afrika Korps. Join four-man army Sgt. Sam Troy, Sgt. Jack Moffitt, Pvt. Mark Hitchcock and Pvt. Tully Pettigrew as they wage war against Nazis, traitors and wild-eyed fanatics.
Movie: Off Limits ( 1988 )
McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of local prostitutes. Their prime suspect is high ranking U.S. Army officer which brings their lives in danger.
Movie: Adolf Eichmann ( 2008 )
Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli police officer, of his past as the architect of Hitler's plan for the fFnal Solution. Captured by intelligence operatives in Argentina, 15 years after World War II, Eichmann (Kretschmann), the world's most wanted man, must be broken down and the truth unveiled. As the world waits, 2 men must confront each other in a battle of wills- the result of which will change a nation forever.
Movie: State Department: File 649 ( 1949 )
U.S. Foreign Service officer matches wits with a Chinese warlord to try to save American citizens threatened with execution.
Movie: The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission ( 1987 )
During WW2, American General Worden orders Major Wright to pick 12 condemned soldiers from the brig and parachute into occupied France where they must destroy a Nazi nerve gas facility and extricate the foreign scientists working there.
Movie: The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission ( 1988 )
A team of renegade soldiers in World War II tries to stop the creation of the Fourth Reich in the Middle East.
Movie: Flying Leathernecks ( 1951 )
Major Kirby leads The Wildcats squadron into the historic WWII battle of Guadalcanal.
Movie: All Through the Night ( 1942 )
Runyonesque Broadway gamblers turn patriotic when they stumble onto a cell of Nazi saboteurs.
Movie: The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission ( 1985 )
During WW2, American General Worden orders Major Reisman to pick 12 soldiers from the military prison for the dangerous mission of killing a Nazi General.
Movie: Northwest Passage ( 1940 )
Langdon Towne and Hunk Marriner join Major Rogers' Rangers as they wipe out an Indian village. They set out for Fort Wentworth, but when they arrive they find no soldiers and none of the supplies they expected.
Movie: British Intelligence ( 1940 )
Although the home of cabinet minister Arthur Bennett is a hotbed of spies, moles, and double agents, no one knows the true identity of notorious German spymaster Strendler.
Movie: The Raid ( 1954 )
Van Heflin As Maj. Neal Benton
Movie: U-571 ( 2000 )
A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.
Movie: Sahara ( 1943 )
After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.
TV Show: Black Sheep Squadron ( 1976 )
In World War II Marine Corps Major Greg 'Pappy' Boyington commanded a squadron of fighter pilots. They were a collection of misfits and screwballs who became the terrors of the South Pacific. They were known as the Black Sheep.
Movie: Red Ball Express ( 1952 )
Story of the military truck drivers who kept the Allied armies supplied in Europe during World War II.
Movie: We Dive at Dawn ( 1943 )
All leave is cancelled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.
Movie: Sands of Iwo Jima ( 1950 )
A dramatization of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima.
Movie: The Desert Rats ( 1953 )
Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them.
Movie: Ardennes Fury ( 2014 )
As the Battle of the Bulge rages on, an American tank unit gets trapped behind Nazi lines. With just hours before the bombs of Operation Ardennes Fury fall, the tank's commander makes the risky decision to rescue an orphanage.
Movie: Mosquito Squadron ( 1969 )
In WW2, a RAF squadron leader mourns the death of a comrade and receives a bombing mission against a secret Nazi V-2 rocket testing facility in France.
Movie: Tobruk ( 1967 )
A Canadian POW major is rescued by a special British military unit made up of Germans to help lead an attack on a major Nazi fuel depot in Tobruk, Libya.
Movie: The Bunker ( 2002 )
Seven German soldiers are enclosed in one bunker during the Second World War. They soon feel surrounded by enemies. When they hear about the tunnel-system beneath the bunker and some mystic events that had occurred in this place, they soon begin to go mad...
Movie: Torpedo ( 2019 )
During the height of World War II, commander Stan and a courageous group of resistance fighters are given a suicide mission to deliver a stolen Nazi submarine filled with atomic uranium. Hunted down by Hitler's army, the motley crew must outwit and outmaneuver relentless German destroyers and more powerful submarine killers which will stop at nothing to send the U-boat to the bottom of the ocean before it reaches safe shores in America.
Movie: Operation: Daybreak ( 1976 )
In 1942, Britain sends a group of British-trained Czech commandos to Prague to assassinate SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Nazi security services.
TV Show: The Pacific ( 2010 )
The Pacific is an epic ten-part miniseries. The Pacific tracks the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. The miniseries follows these men and their fellow Marines from their first battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, through the rain forests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and through the horror of Okinawa, and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day.
TV Show: Band of Brothers ( 2001 )
Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.
Movie: Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror ( 1942 )
When a Nazi saboteur jeeringly predicts to the nation new depredations, via their radio 'Voice of Terror', the Intellegence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) to help in the crisis. Holmes and his companion, Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce), are visited the first night of their investigation; a man falls dying from a knife wound on their doorstep. His last word leads Holmes into the slums where he encounters Kitty (Evelyn Ankers), the sweetheart of the slain man.
Movie: Victory ( 1981 )
As allied P.O.W.s prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape.
Movie: A Bridge Too Far ( 1977 )
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Movie: The Eagle Has Landed ( 1976 )
A German plot to kidnap Sir Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.
Movie: Battle of Britain ( 1969 )
In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the U.K.
Movie: Kelly's Heroes ( 1970 )
A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure.
Movie: Saving Private Ryan ( 1998 )
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Movie: Code Name: Emerald ( 1985 )
Emerald is an agent the Germans "have" inside allied intelligence 1944/WWII. With "help" from Emerald, the Germans catch Wheeler, believed to know the when and where of D-Day. Emerald is sent to be Wheeler's cell mate. Let the game begin.
Movie: Battle of the Bulge: Winter War ( 2020 )
The Battle of The Bulge. Lt. Robert Cappa and his platoon of 2nd Infantry Division soldiers must defend a vital supply depot from being captured by attacking German soldiers. With enemies all around him and allies who are not what they seem. Lt. Cappa must make combat ready decisions in order to slow down and stop the advancing German onslaught of tanks, infantry and artillery.
Movie: Rules of Engagement ( 2000 )
An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a Middle Eastern country.
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