Your best war movie/tv series

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  1. Screaming Eagle

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    Hi everyone,

    In your opinion what is the best war related movie/tv series you have seen?

    My favourite tv (mini) series is Band of Brothers. One of the best WW2 related productions.

    My favourite movie would be We Were Soldiers. It is one of the few Vietnam War productions and it is very well done.
     
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    Well my favorite show is Band of Brothers but I also like The Blacksheep Squadron, Over There, and Tour of Duty.
     
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    12 O'Clock High, followed by Combat!
     
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    Band of Brothers is a great mini-series, and Combat! wasn't too bad a series either.
     
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    Tour of Duty and Combat. I loved the Combat series.
     
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    Yeah Combat was a great one.
     
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    My favorite tv series was Black Sheep Squadron... oh yeah Corsairs
     
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    Band of Brothers is my favourite series as for movies there a countless that I have enjoyed so I have no real favourite.
     
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    Piece of Cake is the best aviation one in my opinion
     
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    i take it by TV series you don't mean documentaries?
     
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    Band Of Brothers, Black Sheep Squadron
     
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    Band of Brothers and Odd Angry Shot a NZ film about Vietnam
     
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    Band of Brothers, Black Hawk down, The thin red line...
    Nick
     
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    There was a series that ran in the mid 1970s called "Once an Eagle." It was with Sam Elliot. He goes from a private in WW1 to a General in WW2. Great story, ran the same time "Rich Man Poor Man" was on for those who remember that.
     
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    Actually it's an Australian film about Aussie SAS soldiers in Vietnam. Band of Brothers is great and I also like Combat. Still waiting to see Baa Baa Black Sheep.
     
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    Ah, I haven't seen Odd Angry Shot. I'll have to look for that one somewhere and check it out. :-k
     
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    Any of you Brits see "Danger UXB"? If so, how was it?
     
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    Whoops apologies all around
     
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    for the non-World war films i suggest the epics Zulu Dawn and Zulu........
     
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    I agree with everyone, COMBAT! was a great TV series. I think it was the longest running of its kind or something.
     
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