WWII

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Churchill


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Ninety-six hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.

Series

Tokyo Trial


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In the wake of World War II, 11 Allied judges are tasked with weighing the fates of Japanese war criminals in a tense international trial. Available on Netflix among other places.

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The imitation game


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Alan Turing, a British mathematician, joins the cryptography team to decipher the German enigma code. With the help of his fellow mathematicians, he builds a machine to crack the codes. Available for buy or rent on Youtube, among other places.

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Midway


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Midway is an American historical war film based on the story behind the attack on Pearl Harbor and the resulting Battle of Midway during World War II. The film is directed by Roland Emmerich, who produced the film together with Harald Kloser, and written by Wes Tooke. Available on Youtube, and other places.

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The Heavy Water War


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Based on real events, this Norwegian drama re-tells the Nazis’ attempt to create an atomic bomb during World War II. A German scientist leads the secret project in Norway. When the scheme requires an enormous amount of water to create a nuclear chain reaction, the Nazis’ endeavour to get the water from a factory in Rjukan. However the plans are discovered by the Allies, and they desperately work together to prevent the enemy from developing the destructive force.

Available at Amazon Prime.

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The King’s Choice


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The King’s Choice is a reality-based movie about the German Empire’s invasion of Norway in 1940. King Haakon VII’s choice is to either choose complete capitulation or to fight a full-scale war against the Germans.

The movie can be seen at Netflix.

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Operation Finale


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A reality-based story about Israeli Mossad’s hunt for the German war criminal Adolf Eichmann. The story takes place during the 60’s in Buenos Aires.

The movie can be seen on Netflix.

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Unbroken


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We have written a “Brief” on the book Don’t give up, don’t give in about Louis Zamperini, an American Christian evangelist and Olympic distance runner – perhaps best known for his time as a Japanese prisoner of war during WWII. This is the first film about his life, with Angelina Jolie as director.

The film is available for purchase at iTunes.