All the films included herein are narrative based feature films. Even if they recount a true story, they are staged and/or fictionalized retellings. There are some tremendous documentaries on the subject of war like Hearts and Minds, Ken Burn’s The Civil War and a host of others. Those works should fit nicely into their own list. The films included on this list are accounts or stories of actual armed conflicts. As such, movies like Star Wars, Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove have been omitted. Those are great films, but they don’t apply here.
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