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War on Screen 31 ITEMS
2017
PG
In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.
2017
PG
The fate of Western Europe hangs on Winston Churchill in the early days of World War II. The newly appointed British prime minister must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight on against incredible odds. During the next four weeks in 1940, Churchill cements his legacy as his courageous decisions and leadership help change the course of world history.
2001
14+
1 Season
This series tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Based on interviews with survivors, as well as soldiers' journals, this series chronicles the experiences of these men who knew incredible bravery and fear.
2010
18+
1 Season
From the creators of "Band of Brothers," The Pacific focuses on the United States Marine Corps' actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific War and follows three Marines in separate combat actions.
2018
14+
In the wake of Sept. 11, a U.S. Special Forces team heads into Afghanistan for a dangerous mission. Once there, the soldiers develop an uneasy partnership with the Northern Alliance to take down the Taliban and its al-Qaida allies.
2016
14+
Trapped in the desert after standing on a land mine, a Marine sniper must single-handedly fight off the enemy while waiting more than two days for a convoy to rescue him.
1995
PG
During World War II, the US Army Air Corps integrate African American pilots into a Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman," these men were forced to endure harassment and prejudice until at last they were able to prove themselves in combat.
2017
14+
Sgt. Adam Schumann tries to readjust to civilian life after returning home from the war in Iraq. Fellow soldier Tausolo Aeiti must deal with the aftermath of a bombing that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Will Waller searches for normalcy after surviving several explosions, while Michael Emory must deal with the effects of a sniper's bullet to the head. With memories of the battlefield still lingering, the soldiers soon begin their long journey to physical and emotional rehabilitation.
PG
This documentary reveals new insight into events leading up to the attack, focusing on the story of Admiral Husband Kimmel, who was stripped of his rank, forced into obscurity, and accused of negligence.
2008
18+
1 Season
The seven-part miniseries portrays the true story of Marines' experiences at the tip of the spear of the American invasion of Iraq.
2018
PG
This inspirational short film shares lessons from the Holocaust with young people through a conversation between an American boy and his great-grandfather, an Auschwitz survivor, interwoven with historical footage and vivid animation.
2017
14+
In the final days of World War I, a soldier leads a team beneath the trenches to stop a German plot that could turn the tide of the entire war.
14+
A follow up to the Emmy-® nominated Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq, this documentary will explore the challenges US soldiers face when they return home from war.
1998
18+
When Trumpets Fade tells a story of an American GI who is promoted against his will and ordered to lead a group of inexperienced recruits.
2002
14+
As the successor to a martyred president, Lyndon B. Johnson sought to transform America into a "Great Society" of equal opportunity. Instead, he became the symbol for the most unpopular war in U.S. history.
14+
In 1942, the U.S.A. established a volunteer parachute regiment, a company of which parachuted into Normandy on D-Day, held the front line in the Battle of the Bulge, and captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest; this is their story.
PG
This is an epic story of the twelve-hour battle for Omaha Beach, which changed the course of World War 2.
2008
14+
1 Season
A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.
14+
Conspiracy recreates the meeting at Wannsee, in 1942, when the Third Reich was to set in motion the Final Solution. Only 1 copy of the meeting's minutes exist - one of the few written proofs of Hitler's plans. Golden Globe Winner, Emmy Winner, Peabody Winner.
PG
A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives. Peabody Winner, Golden Globe® Winner, Emmy® Winner
2005
PG
An intimate drama that bears witness to the atrocities of the Third Reich, through the vivid, first-person recollections of a single Auschwitz survivor.
2009
PG
In 2004, Lt. Colonel Michael Stobl volunteered to escort home the body of a 19-year-old Marine killed in Iraq. The experience proved cathartic for Strobl, who learned on every leg of the journey that the family of Chance Phelps was not alone in it's grief.
14+
In this Academy Award and Emmy-winning documentary, the terror of the Holocaust is brought vividly to life through the recollections of Gerda Weissmann, a Polish Jew who endured six years of suffering and loss at the hands of the Nazis.
2008
14+
1 Season
The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
PG
For five years, Winston Churchill played perhaps the single most important role in thwarting the Nazis during WWII. But what made Churchill a great wartime leader also made him vulnerable and created cracks in his marriage. Golden Globe® Winner, Emmy® Winner.
PG
In-depth look at the life of John McCain, from his time as a POW in Vietnam to his three decades of service in the US Senate.
14+
A documentary "Film of Record" on survivors of the Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. BANFF World Television Festival Winner, Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
14+
This is the story of Robynn Murray, an all-American high-school cheerleader turned 'poster girl' for women in combat. Now home from Iraq, her tough-as-nails exterior begins to crack, leaving Robynn struggling with the debilitating effects of PTSD.
14+
This HBO exclusive documentary films at Arlington National Cemetery, focusing on Section 60, the area in which soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.
18+
A look at the physical and emotional cost of war through soldiers' memories of the day in Iraq when they survived their near fatal wounds. Emmy® Nominated.