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American Revolutionary War

The Crossing. Not Rated. 2000. DVD 791.4572 CRO TV

The Devil's Disciple. Not rated. 1987. DVD 791.4572 DEV TV

The Howards of Virginia. Not rated. 1940. DVD Drama

Revolition, Revisited. PG-13. 1985. DVD Drama

Rough Crossings. Not rated. 2007. DVD 791.4572 ROU TV

The Patriot. R. 2000. DVD Drama

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American Civil War

The Beguiled. R. 1971. DVD Drama

The Blue & the Gray. Not rated. 1982. DVD 791.4572 BLU TV

Buffalo Soldiers. G. 1997. DVD 791.4572 BUF TV

Cold Mountain. R. 2003. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Gettysburg. PG. 1993. DVD Drama

Glory. R. 1989. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Gods and Generals. PG-13. 2003. DVD Action/Adventure

Gone With the Wind. G. 1939. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

The Horse Soldiers. Not rated. 1959. DVD Western

Lincoln. Not rated. 1988. DVD 791.4572 LIN TV

Lincoln. PG-13. 2012. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

North and South. Not rated. 1985. DVD 791.4572 NOR TV

The Red Badge of Courage. Not rated. 1951. DVD Drama

Ride With the Devil. R. 1999. DVD Drama

Springfield Rifle. Not rated. 1952. DVD Western

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World War I

All Quiet on the Western Front. Not Rated. 1930.
DVD Action/Adventure
and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

All Quiet on the Western Front. Not Rated. 1979. DVD 791.4572 ALL TV

All the King's Men. Not rated. 1999. DVD 791.4572 ALL TV

Beneath Hill 60. R. 2010. DVD Action/Adventure

The Dawn Patrol. Not rated. 1938. DVD Drama

A Farewell to Arms. Not rated. 1932. DVD Drama

A Farewell to Arms. Not rated. 1957. DVD Drama

Flyboys. PG-13. 2006. DVD Action/Adventure

Gallipoli. PG. 1981. DVD Action/Adventure

Grand Illusion. Not rated. 1937. DVD World (French)

Hell's Angels. PG. 1930. DVD Drama

Joyeux Noel. PG-13. 2005. DVD World (French)

Lawrence of Arabia. PG. 1962. DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

The Lost Patrol. Not rated. 1934. DVD Action/Adventure

My Boy Jack. Not rated. 2007. DVD 791.4572 MY TV

Paths of Glory. Not rated. 1957. DVD Drama

The Red Baron. PG-13. 2008. DVD Drama

Sergeant York. Not rated. 1941. DVD Action/Adventure

The Trench. Not rated. 1999. DVD Drama

A Very Long Engagement. R. 2004. DVD World (French)

War Horse. PG-13. 2011. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

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World War II

Age of Heroes. Not rated. 2011. DVD Action/Adventure

Ain’t Misbehavin’. Not rated. 1997. DVD 791.4572 AIN TV

Amen. Not rated. 2002. DVD Drama

The Americanization of Emily. Not rated. 1964. DVD Comedy

Angry Harvest. Not rated. 1984. DVD World (German)

Anzio. PG. 1968. DVD Drama

Back to Bataan. Not rated. 1945. DVD Action/Adventure

Background to Danger. Not rated. 1943. DVD Drama

Ballad of a Soldier. Not rated. 1959. DVD World (Russian)

Band of Brothers. Not rated. 2001. DVD 791.4572 BAN TV and Blu-ray 791.4572 BAN TV

Bataan. Not rated. 1943. DVD Action/Adventure

Battle of Britain. G. 1969. DVD Action/Adventure

Battle of the Bulge. Not Rated. 1965. DVD Action/Adventure

Battleground. Not rated. 1949. DVD Action/Adventure

The Best Years of Our Lives. Not rated. 1946. DVD Drama

The Big Red One: The Reconstruction. R. 1980. DVD Action/Adventure

Biloxi Blues. PG-13. 1988. DVD Comedy

Birdsong. Not rated. 2012. DVD 791.4572 BIR TV and Blu-ray 791.4572 BIR TV

Das Boot. R. 1981. DVD World (German)

The Bridge on the River Kwai. PG. 1957. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

A Bridge Too Far. PG. 1977. DVD Action/Adventure

The Bridges at Toko-ri. Not rated. 1954. DVD Drama

The Caine Mutiny. Not rated. 1954. DVD Drama

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. R. 2001. DVD Drama

Carrie’s War. Not rated. 2004. DVD 791.4572 CAR TV

Casablanca. PG. 1942. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Catch-22. R. 1970. DVD Comedy

Changi. Not rated. 2001. DVD 791.4572 CHA TV

Closely Watched Trains. Not rated. 1966. DVD World (Czech)

Command Decision. Not rated. 1948. DVD Drama

Commandos Strike at Dawn. Not rated. 1943. DVD Drama

The Couple. PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

The Cranes are Flying. Not rated. 1957. DVD World (Russian)

Cry Havoc. Not rated. 1943. DVD Drama

D-Day the Sixth of June. Not rated. 1956. DVD Action/Adventure

Darby’s Rangers. Not rated. 1957. DVD Action/Adventure

Dark Blue World. R. 2001. DVD World (Czech)

Days of Glory. R. 2006. DVD World (French)

Decision Before Dawn. Not rated. 1951. DVD Drama

Defiance. R. 2009. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

The Desert Fox. Not rated. 1951. DVD Drama

The Desert Rats. Not rated. 1953. DVD Drama

Destination Tokyo. Not rated. 1944. DVD Action/Adventure

Devils on the Doorstep. Not rated. 2000. DVD World (Chinese)

The Dirty Dozen. Not rated. 1967. DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

Divided We Fall. PG-13. 2000. DVD World (Czech)

Downfall. R. 2004. DVD World (German)

The Eagle Has Landed. PG. 1976. DVD Action/Adventure

Empire of the Sun. PG. 1987. DVD Drama

Enemy at the Gates. R. 2001. DVD Drama

The Enemy Below. R. 2010. DVD Drama

The English Patient. R. 1996. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Enigma. R. 2001. DVD Drama

The Fighting Sullivans. Not rated. 1944. DVD Drama

Flags of Our Fathers. R. 2006. DVD Drama

Flying Leathernecks. Not rated. 1951. DVD Action/Adventure

Flying Tigers. Not rated. 1942. DVD Action/Adventure

Forbidden Games. Not rated. 1952. DVD World (French)

A Foreign Field. Not rated. 1993. DVD 791.4572 FOR TV

Fortunes of War. Not rated. 1987. DVD 791.4572 FOR TV

49th Parallel. Not rated. 1941. DVD Action/Adventure

Foyle’s War (television series). Not rated. 2002-2004. DVD 791.4572 FOY TV

From Here to Eternity. Not rated. 1953. DVD Drama

Grave of the Fireflies. PG. 1988. DVD Animation and Blu-ray Animation

The Great Escape. Not rated. 1963. DVD Action/Adventure

The Great Raid. R. 2005. DVD Action/Adventure

Green for Danger. Not rated. 1946. DVD Drama

The Guns of Navarone. PG. 1961. DVD Action/Adventure

Halls of Montezuma. Not rated. 1950. DVD Drama

Hart’s War. R. 2002. DVD Drama

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison. Not rated. 1957. DVD Drama

Hell Is for Heroes. Not rated. 1962. DVD Drama

Hellcats of the Navy. Not rated. 1957. DVD Drama

Hope and Glory. PG-13. 1987. DVD Drama

The House on 92nd Street. Not rated. 1945. DVD Drama

Ike: Countdown to D-Day. PG. 2004. DVD 791.4572 IKE TV

I’ll Remember April. Not rated. 1999. DVD Drama

In Darkness. R. 2011. DVD World (Polish) and Blu-ray World (Polish)
 
In Harm's Way. Not rated. 1965. DVD Action/Adventure

In Love and War. Not rated. 2001. DVD 791.4572 INL TV

Inglourious Basterds. R. 2009. DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

Kelly's Heroes. PG. 1970. DVD Action/Adventure

Letters From Iwo Jima. R. 2006. DVD World (Japanese)

Life is Beautiful. PG-13. 1997. DVD World (Italian) and Blu-ray World (Italian)

The Longest Day. G. 1962. DVD Action/Adventure

Man in the Middle. Not rated. 1963. DVD Drama

Memorial Day. Not rated. 2011. DVD Action/Adventure

Memphis Belle. PG-13. 1990. DVD Action/Adventure

A Midnight Clear. R. 1992. DVD Action/Adventure

Midway. PG. 1976. DVD Action/Adventure

Miracle at St. Anna. R. 2008. DVD Drama

Mister Roberts. Not rated. 1955. DVD Comedy

Morituri. Not rated. 1965. DVD Drama

Mother Night. R. 1996. DVD Drama

Mrs. Miniver. Not rated. 1942. DVD Drama

Murphy's War. PG-13. 1971. DVD Drama

Night Train to Munich. Not rated. 1940. DVD Drama

Once an Eagle. Not rated. 1976-1977. DVD 791.4572 ONC TV

Operation Crossbow. PG-13. 1965. DVD Action/Adventure

Out of the Ashes. R. 2003. DVD 791.4572 OUT TV

Overlord. Not rated. 1975. DVD Drama

The Pacific. TV-MA. 2010. DVD 791.4572 PAC TV and Blu-ray 791.4572 PAC TV

Paradise Road. R. 1997. DVD Drama

Patton. PG. 1970. DVD Drama

Pearl Harbor. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama

Pearl: The Miniseries. Not rated. 1978. DVD Drama

Piece of Cake. Not rated. 1988. DVD 791.4572 PIE TV

The Purple Heart. Not rated. 1944. DVD Drama

The Purple Plain. Not rated. 1954. DVD Drama

Red Tails. PG-13. 2012. DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

Sahara. Not rated. 1943. DVD Action/Adventure

Saints and Soldiers. PG-13. 2004. DVD Action/Adventure

Sands of Iwo Jima. Not rated. 1949. DVD Action/Adventure

Saving Private Ryan. R. 1998. DVD Action/Adventure

The Scarlet and the Black. Not rated. 1983. DVD 791.4572 SCA TV

Schindler's List. R. 1993. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

The Sea Chase. Not rated. 1955. DVD Action/Adventure

Shining Through. R. 1991. DVD Action/Adventure

Sink the Bismark! Not rated. 1960. DVD Action/Adventure

633 Squadron. Not rated. 1963. DVD Drama

South Pacific. Not rated. 1958. DVD Musical

Spies of Warsaw. Not rated. 2012. DVD 791.4572 SPI TV and Blu-ray 791.4572 SPI TV

Stalag 17. Not rated. 1953. DVD Drama

Stalingrad. Not rated. 1993. DVD World (German)

Sword of Honor. Not rated. 2001. DVD 791.4572 SWO TV

They Were Expendable. Not rated. 1945. DVD Drama

The Thin Red Line. R. 1998. DVD Action/Adventure

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo. Not rated. 1944. DVD Action/Adventure

36 Hours. Not rated. 1964. DVD Drama

To Be or Not to Be. Not rated. 1942. DVD Comedy

To End All Wars. R. 2002. DVD Drama

To Have and Have Not. Not rated. 1945. DVD Drama

Tonight We Raid Calais. Not rated. 1943. DVD Drama

Tora! Tora! Tora! G. 1970. DVD Action/Adventure

The Tuskegee Airmen. PG-13. 1995. DVD Action/Adventure

Twelve O’Clock High. Not rated. 1949. DVD Action/Adventure

Two Women. Not rated. 1960. DVD World (Italian)

U-571. PG-13. 2000. DVD Drama

Up Periscope. Not rated. 1959. DVD Drama

War and Remembrance. Not rated. 1988. DVD 791.4572 WAR TV

Watch on the Rhine. Not rated. 1943. DVD Drama

The Way to the Stars. Not rated. 1945. DVD Drama

We Dive at Dawn. Not rated. 1943. DVD Action/Adventure

The Winds of War. Not rated. 1983. DVD 791.4572 WIN TV

Windtalkers. R. 2002. DVD Drama

Winter in Wartime. R. 2008. DVD/Blu-ray Combo World (Dutch)

A Year of the Quiet Sun. PG. 1984. DVD World (Polish)

The Young Lions. Not rated. 1958. DVD Drama

Zelary. R. 2003. DVD World (Czech)

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Korean War

The Bridges at Toko-ri. Not rated. 1954. DVD Drama

Fixed Bayonets! Not rated. 1951. DVD Drama

The Hunters. Not rated. 1958. DVD Action/Adventure

Love is a Many-Splendored Thing. Not rated. 1955. DVD Drama

M*A*S*H. R. 1970. DVD Comedy

M*A*S*H (television series). Not rated. 1972-1983. DVD 791.4572 MAS TV

One Minute to Zero. Not rated. 1952. DVD Drama

Pork Chop Hill. Not rated. 1959. DVD Action/Adventure

Steel Helmet. Not rated. 1951. DVD Drama

Tae Guk Gi : The Brotherhood of War. R. 2004. DVD World (Korean)

 

War Hunt. Not rated. 1962. DVD Drama

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Vietnam War

Apocalypse Now. R. 1979. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Bat*21. R. 1998. DVD Action/Adventure

Born on the Fourth of July. R. 1989. DVD Drama

Casualties of War. R. 1989. DVD Drama

The Deer Hunter. R. 1978. DVD Drama

Full Metal Jacket. R. 1987. DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

Good Morning, Vietnam. R. 1987. DVD Comedy

The Green Berets. G. 1968. DVD Action/Adventure

Platoon. R. 1986. DVD Drama

Tigerland. R. 2001. DVD Drama

Uncommon Valor. R. 1983. DVD Drama

We Were Soldiers. R. 2002. DVD Drama

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Persian Gulf War

Courage Under Fire. R. 1996. DVD Drama

Jarhead. R. 2005. DVD Drama

Live from Baghdad. Not rated. 2002. DVD 791.4572 LIV TV

The Manchurian Candidate. R. 2004. DVD Drama

Three Kings. R. 1999. DVD Drama

Yana's Friends. Not rated. 1999. DVD World (Hebrew)

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Yugoslav War

Before the Rain. Not rated. 1994. DVD World (Macedonian)

Behind Enemy Lines. PG-13. 2001. DVD Action/Adventure

Harrison's Flowers. R. 2000. DVD Drama

No Man’s Land. R. 2001. DVD World (Serbo-Croatian)

Pretty Village, Pretty Flame. Not rated. 1996. DVD World (Serbo-Croatian)

Savior. R. 1997. DVD Drama

Ulysses' Gaze. Not rated. 1995. DVD World (Greek)

Welcome to Sarajevo. R. 1997. DVD Drama

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Iraq War

American Son. R. 2008. DVD Drama

Generation Kill. Not rated. 2008. DVD 791.4572 GEN TV

Grace Is Gone. PG-13. 2007. DVD Drama

Green Zone. R. 2010. DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

Home of the Brave. R. 2006. DVD Drama

The Hurt Locker. R. 2009. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

In the Valley of Elah. R. 2007. DVD Drama

Kilomètre Zéro. Not rated. 2005. DVD World (Kurdish)

The Lucky Ones. R. 2008. DVD Drama

Memorial Day. Not rated. 2011. DVD Action/Adventure

Redacted. R. 2007. DVD Drama

The Situation. R. 2006. DVD Drama

Stop-Loss. R. 2008. DVD Drama

Taking Chance. Not rated. 2009. DVD 791.4572 TAK TV

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Other

Act of Valor. (War on Terrorism). R. 2012.
DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

Act of Vengeance. (War on Terrorism). Not rated. 2012.
DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

The Alamo. (Texas War of Independence). Not rated. 1960. DVD Western

The Alamo. (Texas War of Independence). PG-13. 2004. DVD Action/Adventure

The Battle of Algiers. (Algerian Revolution). Not rated. 1966. DVD World (French)

Beaufort. (South Lebanon conflict). Not rated. 2007. DVD World (Hebrew)

Black Hawk Down. (Battle of Mogadishu). R. 2001. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Braveheart. (First War of Scottish Independence). R. 1995.
DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

The Charge of the Light Brigade. (Crimean War). Not rated. 1936.
DVD Action/Adventure

The Duellists. (Napoleonic Wars). PG. 1977. Blu-ray Drama

5 Days of War. (South Ossetia War). R. 2011. DVD Action/Adventure

For Greater Glory. (Cristero War). R. 2012. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

The Four Feathers. (British regiment in the Sudan). Not rated. 1977. DVD 791.4572 FOU TV

The Four Feathers. (British regiment in the Sudan). PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama

Horatio Hornblower (television series). (Napoleonic Wars). Not rated. 1998-2003.
DVD 791.4572 HOR TV

Hotel Rwanda. (Rwandan Conflict). PG-13. 2004. DVD Drama

In the Land of Blood and Honey. (Bosnian War). R. 2011.
DVD/Blu-ray Combo World (Multilingual)

Jerusalem Countdown. (Conflict in the Middle East). PG. 2011. DVD Action/Adventure

The Killing Fields. (Khmer Rouge in Cambodia). R. 1984. DVD Drama

Master and Commander. (Napoleonic Wars). PG-13. 2003.
DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

300. (Battle of Thermopylae). R. 2006. DVD Action/Adventure

The 300 Spartans. (Battle of Thermopylae). Not rated. 1962. DVD Action/Adventure

Troy. (Trojan War). R. 2004. DVD Action/Adventure

Waltz with Bashir. (Lebanon War). R. 2008.
DVD World (Hebrew) and Blu-ray World (Hebrew)

The Year of Living Dangerously. (Indonesian Coup d-Etat). PG. 1982. DVD Drama

Zero Dark Thirty. (War on Terrorism). R. 2012. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Zulu. (Zulu War). Not rated. 1964. DVD Action/Adventure

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