The Greatest War Films of All Time: A Quiz Book: A Quiz Book

The Greatest War Films of All Time: A Quiz Book: A Quiz Book

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Apocalypse Now, Braveheart, The Longest Day, Lawrence of Arabia, The Red Badge of Courage, Saving Private Ryan ... Since the advent of the motion picture, war movies have depicted soldiers in the heat of battle, from the heroic to the barbaric, from the noblest warrior to the most craven coward -- and they grip audiences like no other films. But how well do you really know the best of the cinematic battlefield? Here are 100 of the greatest war movies of all time, each accompanied by an overview and analysis by film expert and author Andrew J. Rausch, plus a Platoon of questions that will have you screaming Tora! Tora! Tora!


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ISBN-13: 9780806524702
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 02/01/2004
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordx
1.All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)1
2.Apocalypse Now (1979)4
3.Band of Brothers (2001)7
4.Battleground (1949)10
5.The Battle of Algiers (1965)13
6.Battle of the Bulge (1965)16
7.Beau Geste (1939)19
8.The Big Parade (1925)22
9.The Big Red One (1980)24
10.Black Hawk Down (2001)27
11.The Boys in Company C (1977)30
12.Braveheart (1995)33
13.Breaker Morant (1980)36
14.The Bridge at Remagen (1969)39
15.The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)42
16.The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)45
17.A Bridge Too Far (1977)47
18.The Caine Mutiny (1954)50
19.Casualties of War (1989)53
20.Catch-22 (1970)55
21.The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)58
22.Cross of Iron (1977)61
23.Das Boot (1981)64
24.The Devil's Brigade (1968)67
25.The Dirty Dozen (1967)70
26.Enemy at the Gates (2001)73
27.The Fighting Seabees (1944)76
28.Flying Tigers (1942)79
29.Full Metal Jacket (1987)81
30.Gallipoli (1981)84
31.The General (1927)87
32.Gettysburg (1993)90
33.Glory (1989)93
34.Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)96
35.Grand Illusion (1937)99
36.The Great Escape (1963)102
37.Guadalcanal Diary (1943)105
38.The Guns of Navarone (1961)108
39.Hamburger Hill (1987)111
40.Heartbreak Ridge (1986)114
41.Hell in the Pacific (1968)117
42.Hell Is for Heroes (1962)120
43.The Horse Soldiers (1959)123
44.In Harm's Way (1965)126
45.Is Paris Burning? (1966)128
46.Kelly's Heroes (1970)131
47.King Rat (1965)134
48.The Last of the Mohicans (1992)137
49.Lawrence of Arabia (1962)140
50.The Longest Day (1962)143
51.M*A*S*H (1970)146
52.Merrill's Marauders (1962)149
53.A Midnight Clear (1992)151
54.Midway (1976)153
55.Mister Roberts (1955)156
56.Mother Night (1996)159
57.Napoleon (1927)162
58.1941 (1979)165
59.No Man's Land (2001)168
60.Objective, Burma! (1945)171
61.Operation Petticoat (1959)174
62.Paths of Glory (1957)177
63.The Patriot (2000)180
64.Patton (1970)183
65.Pearl Harbor (2001)186
66.Platoon (1986)189
67.Pork Chop Hill (1959)192
68.Ran (1985)195
69.The Red Badge of Courage (1951)198
70.Run Silent Run Deep (1958)201
71.Sahara (1943)204
72.The Sand Pebbles (1966)206
73.Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)209
74.Saving Private Ryan (1998)211
75.Savior (1998)214
76.Sergeant York (1941)217
77.The Siege of Firebase Gloria (1989)220
78.Sink the Bismarck! (1960)223
79.Spartacus (1960)226
80.Stalag 17 (1952)229
81.Stalingrad (1993)232
82.The Steel Helmet (1951)234
83.The Story of G.I. Joe (1945)236
84.They Died with Their Boots On (1941)239
85.They Were Expendable (1945)241
86.The Thin Red Line (1998)244
87.Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)247
88.Three Kings (1999)249
89.Throne of Blood (1957)252
90.To Be or Not to Be (1942)254
91.Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)256
92.The Train (1964)259
93.The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)262
94.Twelve O'Clock High (1949)265
95.U-571 (2000)268
96.Von Ryan's Express (1965)271
97.We Were Soldiers (2002)274
98.When Trumpets Fade (1998)277
99.Where Eagles Dare (1968)280
100.Windtalkers (2002)283
101.War Film Master Quiz #1: Name the Actor286
102.War Film Master Quiz #2: Name the Director289
103.War Film Master Quiz #3: Name the War291
104.War Film Master Quiz #4: Name the Film293
105.War Film Master Quiz #5: Portrayals295
Answers297
Acknowledgments331
About the Author333

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