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10 Movies to Know the Reality of World Wars

I write about several genres of films, mainly the oldest films

The Dirty Dozen

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The Dirty Dozen

In the cast, Lee Marvin, Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, John Cassevetes, Robert Ryan, Clint Walker, Jim Brown, Robert Webber, Trini Lopez, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy and, Donald Sutherland.

The story takes place during D-day, in the Second World War.

D-Day was a World War II event where Allied troops landed on Normandy beaches.

Coronel Breed asks Major Reisman to train a team of soldiers to cross enemy lines and attack the Germans.

Reisman then recruits twelve men who are in the prison camp, who is on death row. These criminals agree to follow Major Reisman in exchange for a reduction in his sentences.

Platoon

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Platoon

This film won several Oscars, including the best film in which it tells the story of soldiers in the Vietnam War.

Starring Charlie Sheen, Johnny Deep, Tom Berenger, William Dafoe, Kevin Dillon and, Forest Whitaker.

It is the story of Chris Taylor, a boy who leaves university to fight for his American ideals in the Vietnam War.

However, Chris realizes that the reality in the fields is quite different.

Chris meets Sergeant Elias, a cop who pits soldiers against each other to defend his ideals.

Full Metal Jacket

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Full Metal Jacket

This film describes the lives of recruits prepared for war and how their psychological can be affected by superior tyrants.

With Vicent D 'Onofrio and Matthew Modine.

Private Davis and his colleague Lawrence have tried to fit into their platoon since they arrived at the barracks.

But Sergeant Hartman makes their lives hell.

Davis manages to endure Sergeant Hartman's rigorous and cruel training, graduating from the Marine Corps and sent as a journalist in Vietnam.

Lawrence can't take as much pressure as Davis, turning into a killing machine.

Inglourious Basterds

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Inglourious Basterds

This war movie has a lot of action and a little black humor.

The cast includes Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, and Diane Kruger.

During World War II, in France, a group of American Jews called the Bastards.

This group, led by Lieutenant Aldo Raine, causes hell in the lives of some Nazis.

The group counts on the help of Shosanna, a Jewish girl, and her friend Marcel, who plans great revenge against the leaders of the Nazi party.

Fury

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Fury

This film describes the companionship between soldiers during the war.

With Bradd Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Scott Eastwood, Michael Pena.

During the end of World War II, Sergeant Don Wardaddy leads a group of five American soldiers in charge of destroying the Nazis.

Even outnumbered, the group achieved the expected victory against the Germans.

Enemy at the Gates

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Enemy at the Gates

This film depicts the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942, during World War II.

With Judd Law, Ed Harris, and Rachel Weiz.

It tells the story of two snipers who go to war.

On the Russian side, Private Vassili, and on the German side, Major Konig.

The two soldiers fight for their countries and survival.

Apocalypse Now

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Apocalypse Now

This film describes the Vietnam War and a soldier on the verge of madness.

With Marlon Brando, Charlie Sheen, Robert Duvall and, Dennis Hopper.

We can highlight in the film the beautiful song from Richard Wagner, Horseback Riding Valquírias.

Captain Benjamin Willard must locate and kill a promising former Special Forces commander, Walter E. Kurtz, who has gone mad.

Willard must locate him in the jungles of Cambodia, where he commands an army of fanatics.

Kurtz's search becomes more and more dangerous and mind-boggling as Willard goes deeper and deeper into the jungle.

The Deer Hunter

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The Deer Hunter

This film depicts the horrors of the Vietnam War.

In the late 1960s, friends Michael, Nick, and Steven prepare for two events in their lives, a wedding and military enlistment on the way to the Vietnam War.

During the war, friends follow very different paths than they expected.

Back in the States, Michael returns home but tries to remain discreet.

Michael discovers that Steven is at the nearby veterans' hospital.

Unfortunately, Steven had both legs amputated, remaining in the hospital.

Steven reveals that someone from Saigon is sending him money, and Michael realizes that it is Nick.

Michael takes Steven home and goes after Nick.

Michael finds Nick vying for money with Vietnamese on Russian roulette.

Nick pulls the trigger on his turn to shoot and hits his head in front of Michael.

The horrors of war mean that Michael and Steven's lives will never be the same again.

Midway

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Midway

This film recounts some of the most famous battles during World War II by the American government against the Japanese.

With great cast Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, Glenn Ford, Robert Mitchum, Toshiro Mifune, James Coburn, Robert Wagner, Tom Selleck and, Eric Estrada.

On July 4, 1942, during World War II, the Japanese navy planned attacks on American ships in the Pacific.

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor's American maritime base, American soldiers plan their defenses again.

A squadron of fighter pilots takes on the enemy at Midway base in one of the most important and decisive battles of World War II.

Hacksaw Ridge

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Hacksaw Ridge

Based on real events with Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaugh, and Sam Worthington.

Tell the story of the American army soldier and doctor, Desmond T. Doss, who, during World War II, refuses to take up arms because of his religion.

Doss is aa doctor that believes that he must save lives and take them off his principles as a doctor and before God.

Doss is determined to be able to participate in the war without weapons and convinces his superiors of it.

Throughout his war period, he participated in the Battle in Okinawa, saving more than 75 men.