Reconnaissance is the vital element in every war campaign - without knowledge where is the enemy it is very easy to be drawn into ambush or attack the wrong part of the enemy lines.
Polish forces attack the port city of Kolobrzeg, but it turns out Germans are well prepared for the defence with bunkers, tanks and artillery.
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.
American officer Lieutenant Morris is assigned to British daring raid behind enemy lines with General Rommel as their target.
American plane is shot down over Yugoslavia during the war. Pilot is killed by Serbian soldiers, while navigator has to survive in area filled with enemies.
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.