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Desert films in war films

Deserts were always challenge during the conflicts - lack of water, food, cover plus difficult weather conditions.



Cast a Giant Shadow 1966

Cast a Giant Shadow 1966 war film

Sahara 1943

Sahara 1943 war film

Crew of American M3 Lee tank is stuck in the oasis in the middle of Sahara, while whole German battalion is on the way desperate for water.

Kajaki: The True Story 2014

Kajaki: The True Story 2014 war film

In 2006 patrol of British infantry soldiers walk into an unknown minefield in the middle of Afghan desert. Their commander tries to rescue them, but this only escalates the situation.

Kingdom of Heaven 2005

Kingdom of Heaven 2005 war film

The Four Feathers 2002

The Four Feathers 2002 war film

Young officer makes a decision to give up his military career for woman he loves, but this makes him lose everything he had - fiance, respect of his friends and family.

Days of Glory 2006

Days of Glory 2006 war film

Four Algerians join the Free French army, but while risking their lives in Italy and Southern France they learn the colonial soldiers are just used as cannon fodder.

Courage Under Fire 1996

Courage Under Fire 1996 war film

Gulf War veteran, tormented by his experiences, is chosen to conduct an investigation in case of death of Captain Walden, Medevac helicopter pilot, who is considered to be the first woman to receive Medal of Honor.

The Hill 1965

The Hill 1965 war film

Play Dirty 1969

Play Dirty 1969 war film

Charlie Wilsonís War 2007

Charlie Wilsonís War 2007 war film

Texas representative Charlie Wilson gets involved in supporting mujahideen warriors fighting Soviet Union in their homeland, Afghanistan.

The Patrol 2013

The Patrol 2013 war film

British unit on patrol through the Taliban territory in Afghanistan. The soldiers would more than happy to just return to base, but their commander is determined to fulfill the mission.

The Beast of War 1988

The Beast of War 1988 war film

Crew of Soviet T-55 tank quickly learns how unforgiving the Afghanistan theatre of war is - one moment they are the hunters, one mistake turns them into prey for the Mujahideen fighters.

Jarhead 2005

Jarhead 2005 war film

US Marines prepare for the Operation Desert Storm, but still there are no orders to attack, so they have to find the way to deal with their worst enemy - boredom.

Invader 2012

Invader 2012 war film

Spanish column of vehicles is ambushed in Iraq. Two soldiers, who survived the explosion have to find a safe place to hide.

Arn - The Knight Templar 2007

Arn - The Knight Templar 2007 war film

Arn Magnusson, expelled from his homeland, joins the Templar knights to help protecting Jerusalem from Muslim army.

Three Kings 1999

Three Kings 1999 war film

Soon after Gulf War a map hidden in strange place leads four American soldiers to a bunker full of gold. Grabbing it is easy, the hard part is to return...

El Alamein - the Line of Fire 2002

El Alamein - the Line of Fire 2002 war film

Young Italian student joins the army. His naive look on war soon fades away when he clashes with the brutal reality of the war.

The Desert of the Tartars 1976

The Desert of the Tartars 1976 war film

Kill Rommel 1969

Kill Rommel 1969 war film

American officer Lieutenant Morris is assigned to British daring raid behind enemy lines with General Rommel as their target.

In The Army Now 1994

In The Army Now 1994 war film

After losing their jobs two not very bright Americans decide to join the army reserve. What sounded like a perfect plan to earn some easy money turned out have a small flaw when war breaks out in Africa.

How I Won the War 1967

How I Won the War 1967 war film

Anti-war film about inept Lieutenant Goodbody put in charge of vital mission for the army - building a good cricket field in North Africa.

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