What is the last WW2 Film or Series you saw?

Discussion in 'Books, Films, TV, Radio' started by Ivan1, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. brithm

    brithm Senior Member

    Never So Few (1959) Starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen, Dean Jones, Charles Bronson, Brian Donlevy

    During WW2, the American OSS mounts covert operations with the native Kachin against the Japanese army in the jungles of Burma.

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  2. 51highland

    51highland Very Senior Member

    Watched Reisistance last night re Marcel Marceau, helping evacuate Jewish children to safety. I learnt something new.!!! Really good film. Resistance_poster.jpg
  3. Tomkil

    Tomkil Junior Member

    Haven't made my way through the entire thread so it may already have had a mention but I'm just watching 'Eagles over London' on Talking Pictures and it's fantastic. So wrong in so many ways, but so much so that you don't find yourself nit-picking but just enjoy the movie for what it is. And the odd thing is that not only is it great fun - Van Johnson as an RAF air vice-marshal is especially worth watching - but in places it's actually quite clever too. You can catch it on Talking Picture's 'Encore' service.
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  4. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA

    Oh, that looks very good. Available for free on youtube as well.

    Van Johnson went from an USAAC captain in Thirty Seconds over Tokyo to RAF air vice-marshal in one war. :)
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  5. Robert999

    Robert999 Member

  6. Fatboy Coxy

    Fatboy Coxy Junior Member

    Last night I watched "All Quiet on the Western Front" on Netflix, its a 2022 German remake of the classic. Follows the theme OK but not that close to the original story, detail was good, and I enjoyed it, but not a classic.
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  7. 509thPIB

    509thPIB Well-Known Member

  8. 17thDYRCH

    17thDYRCH Senior Member

    Sobibor on Amazon Prime. Russian produced. Excellent remembrance of the brutality of the SS and how those prisoners broke through.
  9. 17thDYRCH

    17thDYRCH Senior Member

    A must view if your name is Putin.
  10. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA

  11. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA

    Not very good

  12. Sheldrake

    Sheldrake All over the place....

    BBC 2 today
    Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  13. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA

  14. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian Patron

    Finally watched my copy of Days of Glory (2006) about the Algerian infantry fighting for the French.
  15. PatBarney

    PatBarney Barney

    Sadly, Tony Vaccaro passed away on Dec 29th 2022 shortly after his 100 th birthday.
  16. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian Patron

    I read about it on twitter. :(
  17. Ramiles

    Ramiles Researching 9th Lancers, 24th L and SRY


    Tom and Dominic are joined by Jonathan Freedland to discuss the incredible story of Rudolf Vrba and Alfr├ęd Wetzler, who escaped from Auschwitz in April 1944.
  18. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    I watched the Great Escape over Christmas with my family. They loved it, and it had been a good many years since I last saw it, for it to be fresh and as brilliant as it ever was:

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  19. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    All on the bounce

    In which we serve

    The man who never was

    Battle of the River Plate
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  20. 509thPIB

    509thPIB Well-Known Member

    Donald Blackburn organized and lead a guerilla unit on Northern Luzon during WW II and authored the book Blackburn's Headhunters. He went on to command MACVSOG in 1965.


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