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  1. farmerdude

    farmerdude Well-Known Member

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    Great movie. Rate the WW2 movies
     
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    saving private ryan /thread
     
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    crazypreacher Spoon! Gold

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    Midway
     
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    farmerdude Well-Known Member

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    You're not giving Gregory Peck his due
     
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    farmerdude Well-Known Member

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    Tora tora tora
     
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    Horse Be Gone VIP Extreme Gold

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    The Bridge Over the River Kwai
     
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    King Schmaltz Well-Known Member

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    Saving private Ryan
    The longest day
    Just watched Fury recently I didn't think it was good at all.
     
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    Ok movie..bad casting with the black dude

    Think my favorite is the longest day
     
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    Don't get the love for saving private Ryan but I base that on the younger generation not knowing better
     
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    In Harms Way

    Midway

    The Longest Day

    Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
     
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    I love great ww2 movies. To Hell and Back needs to be remade. Modern special FX would be terrific. I read that they held back on some of Audie Murphy's heroics to make the film more believable. The man was epic. Private Ryan was fine, To Hell and Back would crush. True stories are usually better than fiction or 'based on' movies.
     
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    Really great movie, but I was disappointed years later to learn it was only VERY loosely based on a true story. Apparently there was no major insurrection among the prisoners (not that I blame them, given their poor health).

    "In reality, the actual bridge took 8 months to build (rather than two months), and they were actually used for two years, and were only destroyed [by numerous air raids] two years after their construction - in late June 1945." http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-battles/ww2/kwai.htm
     
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    Das Boot (with subtitles)
    Twelve O'Clock High
     
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    John Mahlin These go to eleven Gold

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    I only know the song


     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Saving Private Ryan
    The Longest Day
    A Bridge Too Far
    Tora Tora Tora
     
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    The Great Escape is one of my favorite movies of all time and I place it at the top of the list.

    One that has not been mentioned yet:

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    Mulletude I'm Big In The Hate Club, Ya Know VIP

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    All those mentioned are very good. Here's another:

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