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Landing films in war films

Airborne or amphibious landing operations were usually the breaking points of conflicts.



Band of Brothers 2001

Band of Brothers 2001 war film

True story of American paratroopers from Easy Company 101st Airborne Division and their fate during World War 2 in Europe - from D-Day to the crossing of Rhine they got through the toughest battles of 1944 and 1945.

Saving Private Ryan 1998

Saving Private Ryan 1998 war film

During the Allied landing in Normandy in June 1944 small group of soldiers is chosen to find the last of four Ryan brothers and bring him safely home.

The Longest Day 1962

The Longest Day 1962 war film

The Thin Red Line 1998

The Thin Red Line 1998 war film

A Bridge Too Far 1977

A Bridge Too Far 1977 war film

The film tells the story of Operation Market Garden in 1944, aimed at opening the way to Berlin. The action failed, and the film is very realistic.

Windtalkers 2002

Windtalkers 2002 war film

True story of American Navajo Indians, who played important part in Pacific campaign of coded communication between units - their unique language was perfect way to encode messages.

The Caine Mutiny 1954

The Caine Mutiny 1954 war film

Away All Boats 1956

Away All Boats 1956 war film

Sands of Iwo Jima 1949

Sands of Iwo Jima 1949 war film

Sergeant Stryker leads his Marines platoon with iron hand, for which his men frankly hate him, but during the battles he is a leader they need.

Attack on the Iron Coast 1968

Attack on the Iron Coast 1968 war film

Canadian major tries to get over the trauma of his men being killed in disastrous landing operation. He comes up with a daring plan to strike on the French coast.

In Harmís Way 1965

In Harmís Way 1965 war film

During Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Captain Torrey lost heavy cruiser due to his irresponsible decision. Months later he is given a second chance.

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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.


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