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Filmography - War Movies: World War II

Films on DVD as of June 2011. Includes films with combat and/or wartime settings

War Movies Filmography - World War II

Titles available on DVD as of June 2011. 

Includes films with combat and/or wartime settings.

This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library. Filmographies are created by doing multiple keyword searches in the ALADIN catalog to capture as many titles on a topic as possible. For complete up-to-date holdings (including VHS tapes) please refer to the library ALADIN catalog (



European Theater: part 1, part 2  ||  Pacific Theater

The best years of our lives. 2000. 1 videodisc (168 min). Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 420

Hail the conquering hero. Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection. 2006. 1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.). A quirky soldier (Eddie Bracken) gets an unexpected homecoming when a group of uproarious Marines decides to 'make' a hero out of the comic misfit. HOME USE COLLETION DVD 2507

A soldier's story. 2006. 1 videodisc (97 min.). A black army attorney is sent to Fort Neal, Louisiana, near the end of World War II to investigate the murder of Sgt. Waters, a black man who despised his own roots. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 5186