War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.
Joint production of USA and Japan showing the events that preceded the attack on Pearl Harbor on both sides of future conflict.
For American pilots in China World War 2 started earlier - as volunteers they joined the Flying Tigers squadrons to fight the Japanese air force.
Love story set at the beginning of World War 2 - two American pilots fall in love with the same nurse, but Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor puts their problem in different perspective.