9781472820006

Fifty Great War Films

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  • ISBN13:

    9781472820006

  • ISBN10:

    1472820002

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/24/2017
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing
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Summary

From the Battle of the Somme (1916) through to American Sniper (2014), war and military history has been a staple of the film industry. This new study details fifty of the greatest war films, including classics such as All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), and Hollywood epics such as The Dirty Dozen (1967) and Apocalypse Now (1979).

Expert analysis is accompanied by images from the films and original movie posters, offering the reader an invaluable insight into some of the greatest productions of the last hundred years.

Author Biography

Tim Newark is the author of several critically acclaimed military history books, including Highlander, The Fighting Irish, The Mafia at War, and Camouflage, which accompanied the Imperial War Museum exhibition. He was the editor of Military Illustrated for 17 years and has written seven TV military history documentary series, including Hitler's Bodyguard.

Table of Contents

1. The Battle of the Somme (1916)
2. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
3. La Grande Illusion (1937)
4. Sergeant York (1941)
5. In Which We Serve (1942)
6. Mrs Miniver (1942)
7. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
8. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
9. Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
10. The Steel Helmet (1951)
11. The Cruel Sea (1953)
12. The Dam Busters (1955)
13. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
14. Paths of Glory (1957)
15. Ice-Cold in Alex (1958)
16. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
17. The Longest Day (1962)
18. The Great Escape (1963)
19. 633 Squadron (1964)
20. Von Ryan's Express (1965)
21. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
22. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
23. Hell in the Pacific (1968)
24. Battle of Britain (1969)
25. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
26. MASH (1970)
27. Patton (1970)
28. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
29. A Bridge Too Far (1977)
30. Cross of Iron (1977)
31. The Deer Hunter (1978)
32. Apocalypse Now (1979)
33. The Big Red One (1980)
34. Gallipoli (1981)
35. Das Boot (1981)
36. Come And See (1985)
37. Platoon (1986)
38. Schindler's List (1993)
39. The Thin Red Line (1998)
40. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
41. Three Kings (1999)
42. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
43. Black Hawk Down (2001)
44. Enemy at the Gates (2001)
45. Downfall (2004)
46. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
47. The Hurt Locker (2008)
48. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
49. Fury (2014)
50. American Sniper (2014)

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