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The Nightingale

Two sisters live in France at the beginning of World War II. The older sister, Vianne Mauriac, says goodbye to her husband, who's heading off to fight in the war. She and her daughter become prisoners in their own home after it's requisitioned by German forces, and Vianne is faced with making impossible choices to save her family. Her younger sister, Isabelle, is an 18-year-old girl who falls for a young man who eventually betrays her. She then joins the Resistance and begins risking her life to save others.

Red Platoon

On October 3, 2009, more than 300 Taliban fighters launch a predawn raid on a remote and controversial American outpost near the Afghan-Pakistani border, overrunning its perimeter defenses and breaching its wire. Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha, a husband and father of three children, plans and leads a small band of soldiers in a counterattack against seemingly insurmountable odds, saving dozens of American lives, and ultimately receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions.

Dreams of a Dying Heart

The Iraq war story focuses on the drama of a female helicopter pilot who is shot down in Iraq. She must race to not only save her own life, but also to find a way back to her 18-year-old daughter.

Ambush

Major Drummond (Aaron Eckhart) oversees a group of young elite commandos, led by Officer Ackermann, tasked with collecting highly classified information that can change the fate of the war. On the edge of the jungle the team is attacked by the overwhelming invisible force of the enemy army who wipes out most of their soldiers. As quickly as the enemy soldiers appear, they vanish into the jungle. Drummond’s young troop must overcome their apprehension and fear in order to pursue the force into the complex labyrinth of underground Cu Chi tunnels, with danger at every turn.

Journal for Jordan

A 48-year old soldier doing a tour of duty in the Middle East, writes a journal for his son with words of wisdom on how to live a proper life and to prepare him for a life without his father. The soldier is killed in Baghdad one month shy of finishing his tour.

They Marched Into Sunlight

Two days in October 1967 two events were taking place, one was at the University of Wisconsin where students were protesting Dow Chemical for its production of napalm when their peaceful demonstration turned into a riot. The other event was in Vietnam, where a platoon of U.S. soldiers were ambushed by Viet Cong and 61 Americans were killed. These two separate events solidified opposition to the war on college campuses.

Ghost Army

A squadron of recruits from art schools, ad agencies and other creative businesses are tasked by the U.S. Army with fooling the Nazis into thinking the U.S. has larger troop numbers than it actually does.

I Am Legion

British Special Ops commandos and Romanian resistance fighters battle against Nazis, who use a 12-year-old vampire girl to spawn an army of evil.

The 34th Battalion

Four friends in Maitland in rural New South Wales join the Army in 1916 after the disastrous Gallipoli campaign. In their first engagement the battalion saves the French town of Villers-Bretonneux. Later the 34th plays a role in the Allies’ offensive in the battle of Amiens and the battle of St Quentin Canal, the operation that breaches the Hindenburg Line, thus sealing Germany’s defeat.

The Flickering Light

Set in 1942, a group of prisoners from the Marzahn Concentration Camp -- exclusively for Gypsies -- are pressed into work as actors, bit players and extras during the filming of "Tiefland," a movie directed by and starring Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl.

All Quiet on the Wester...

Set in 1918, egged on by romantic dreams of heroism, Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervor, the boys enthusiastically march into a war they believe in. But once on the Western Front, they discover the soul-destroying horror of WWI. Paul's preconceptions about the enemy and the rights and wrongs of the conflict crumble. On the countdown to Armistice, Paul must carry on fighting until the end, with no purpose other than to satisfy the top brass' desire to end the war on a German offensive. His fight is a harrowing account of the futility and irony of war.

Axis Sally

Based on the true story of a woman who unwittingly became the voice of German propaganda targeted to American troops during WWII.

Burning at Both Ends

The movie follows a group of resistance radio broadcasters in Nazi-occupied France as they evade capture alongside a Jewish family.

No Man's Land

The story centers on three characters that illustrate the complex reasons why the various European powers chose sides to fight in WWI. An American amublance driver in France who first joins the French Foreign Legion and then joins the Americans, a British soldier wrongly accused of cowardice and a German soldier in the trenches.