What is your favorite WWII aviation movie

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  1. B-17engineer

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    I have it narrowed down between the Battle of Britain and Memphis Belle


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    Probably 12 o'clock high
     
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    Great footage of the Martin XB-51 (the 'Gilmore? fighter' in the movie) and Bell X-2.
     
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    I have a rather large collection of aviation movies, from "Wings" on.

    Bar none, the best ever, for realism and accuracy is Dark BLue World!

    My grandfather flew with the Poles, the French, and the Brits. The part about trying to adapt to British systems reflects his comments. I particularly remember him mentioning formation flying on bicycles, as in the movie! This for piltos who had flown for two or three nations already.

    Vic
     
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    Three favorites...

    Tora! Tora! Tora!

    The Dam Busters

    Thirty Seconds over Tokyo

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    Just saw Dark Blue World - great flick!

    Toward the Unknown - another classic. "The Gilbert XF-120."
     
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    12 O'clock High
    Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
    Command Decision
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    in no particular order

    12 o'clock high
    the warlover
    BoB


    anybody seen the movie that depicts Marseilles' war record - I think it was called Star of Africa? Know where I can get it on CD, region 1?
     
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    Captains of the clouds :cool:
    Airforce .... both great flicks IMO
     
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    the same for me
     
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    Thanks for refreshing the memory!
     
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    12 OClock High
    BoB
     
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    Battle of Britain
    Dark Blue World
    Reach for the Sky
    The Dam Busters
    Not really a movie.. but the TV mini series: Piece of Cake
     
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    Piece Of Cake was a very good book also.
     
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    I totally forgot about BoB and Catch 22. Both of those are great too. I still need to get a copy of Dark Blue World.
     
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    One of the better fictional reads about WW2 aviation
     
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