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Top 10 World War 2 Movies You Must Watch

The second world war inspired a lot of movie makers with incredible stories of grit, determination and despair at the same time. Here's a list of some of the most amazing movies on the second world war that you must watch before you die.

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Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist and member of the Nazi party, tries to save his Jewish employees after witnessing the persecution of Jews in Poland.

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Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora!

As the relations between the US and Japan are strained due to the ban on raw materials, the top officers from Japan decide to start a war against the US.

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Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

During the Normandy invasion of World War II, Captain John Miller is assigned the task of searching for Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in the war.

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The Great Escape

The Great Escape

During the Second World War, a large group of imprisoned Allied soldiers, known for breaking out of prison, are confined in an escape-proof prison camp.

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Colonel Nicholson reluctantly agrees to camp commander Saito's suggestion of getting the World War II POWs to build a railway bridge. However, the project soon becomes an obsession for him.

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Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

A few Jewish soldiers are on an undercover mission to bring down the Nazi government and put an end to the war. Meanwhile, a woman wants to avenge the death of her family from a German officer.

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The Longest Day

The Longest Day

The Allied Forces and the U.S. Army plan an invasion landing in Normandy when General Eisenhower gives them the permission to do so.

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The Pianist

The Pianist

Gifted pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman is a Polish Jew. When the Nazis round up his family for the Nazi labour camps, he escapes and avoids capture by hiding in the ruins of Warsaw.

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Das Boot

Das Boot

Das Boot is a 1981 German epic war film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen, produced by Günter Rohrbach, and starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer and Klaus Wennemann.

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Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.