eBook 100 Great War Movies: The Real History behind the Films, 1st Edition

  • Robert Niemi
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  • ISBN-10: 1440833869
  • ISBN-13: 9781440833861
  • DDC: 791.43
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

This book serves as a fascinating guide to 100 war films from 1930 to the present. Readers interested in war movies will learn surprising anecdotes about these films and will have all their questions about the films’ historical accuracy answered.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930).
2: American Sniper (2014).
3: Apocalypse Now (1979).
4: Army of Shadows [French: L’ArmÉE des Ombres] (1969).
5: Attack! (1956).
6: Ballad of a Soldier [Russian: Ballada O Soldate] (1959).
7: Battle of Algiers, The [Italian: La Battaglia Di Algeri] (1966).
8: Battleground (1949).
9: Beasts of No Nation (2015).
10: Beneath Hill 60 (2010).
11: Big Red One, The (1980; Restored Version, 2004).
12: Black Hawk Down (2001).
13: Born on the Fourth of July (1989).
14: Braveheart (1995).
15: Breaker Morant (1980).
16: Bridge, The [German: Die BrÜCke] (1959).
17: Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957).
18: Bridge Too Far, A (1977).
19: Casualties of War (1989).
20: Come and See [Russian: Idi I Smotri] (1985).
21: Courage Under Fire (1996).
22: Cross of Iron (1977).
23: Cruel Sea, The (1953).
24: Dam Busters, The (1955).
25: Das Boot [The Boat] (1981).
26: Dawn Patrol, The [Aka Flight Commander] (1930; Remade 1938).
27: Deer Hunter, The (1978).
28: Defiance (2008).
29: Downfall [German: Der Untergang] (2004).
30: Dunkirk (2017).
31: 84 Charlie Mopic [Aka 84C Mopic] (1989).
32: Empire of the Sun (1987).
33: Enemy At the Gates (2001).
34: Europa Europa [German Title: Hitlerjunge Salomon] (1990).
35: Flags of Our Fathers (2006).
36: From Here To Eternity (1953).
37: Full Metal Jacket (1987).
38: Fury (2014).
39: Gallipoli (1981).
40: Gettysburg (1993).
41: Glory (1989).
42: Grand Illusion [French: La Grande Illusion] (1937).
43: Great Escape, The (1963).
44: Guadalcanal Diary (1943).
45: Guns of Navarone, The (1961).
46: Hacksaw Ridge (2016).
47: Hamburger Hill (1987).
48: Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957).
49: Hell In the Pacific (1968).
50: Hope and Glory (1987).
51: Hurt Locker, The (2008).
52: Ice Cold In Alex (1958).
53: In Which We Serve (1942).
54: Ivan’S Childhood [Russian: Ivanovo Detstvo] (1962).
55: Jarhead (2005).
56: Johnny Got His Gun (1971).
57: Kagemusha [The Shadow Warrior] (1980).
58: KanaŁ (1957).
59: Killing Fields, The (1984).
60: King Rat (1965).
61: Land and Freedom [Spanish: Tierra Y Libertad] (1995).
62: Last of the Mohicans, The (1992).
63: Last Samurai, The (2003).
64: Lawrence of Arabia (1962).
65: Letters From Iwo Jima [Japanese: IŌJima Kara No Tegami] (2006).
66: Lone Survivor (2013).
67: Longest Day, The (1962).
68: Master and Commander: the Far Side of the World (2003).
69: Men In War (1957).
70: Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence [Japanese: SenjŌ No MerĪ Kurisumasu] (1983).
71: Midnight Clear, A (1992).
72: Paths of Glory (1957).
73: Patton (1970).
74: Pianist, The (2002).
75: Platoon (1986).
76: Pork Chop Hill (1959).
77: Ran (1985).
78: Sahara (1943).
79: Sand Pebbles, The (1966).
80: Sands of Iwo Jima (1949).
81: Saving Private Ryan (1998).
82: Schindler’S List (1993).
83: Sergeant York (1941).
84: Slaughterhouse-Five (1972).
85: Soldier of Orange [Dutch: Soldaat Van Oranje] (1977).
86: Stalag 17 (1953).
87: Stalingrad (1993).
88: Steel Helmet, The (1951).
89: Story of G.I. Joe, The (1945).
90: They Were Expendable (1945).
91: Thin Red Line, The (1998).
92: Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944).
93: 317th Platoon, The [French: La 317ÈMe Section] (1965).
94: Three Kings (1999).
95: To Hell and Back (1955).
96: Twelve O’Clock High (1949).
97: Walk In the Sun, A (1945).
98: We Were Soldiers (2002).
99: Winter War, The [Finnish: Talvisota] (1989).
100: Zulu (1964).
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.