War

Lo squadrone bianco / White Squadron (1936) Augusto Genina, Fulvia Lanzi, Francesca Dalpe, Fosco Giachetti, War, Drama

Lo squadrone bianco (1936)
Lieutenant Mario Ludovici, an army officer, gets himself transferred to a Libyan post when his romance with society girl Cristiana goes on the rocks. Ludovici is looked upon as a weakling by Captain Santelia, the hard-boiled commander of the troops, but after a bitter campaign against a rebel tribe Ludovici proves his true worth and returns as commander when Santelia is mortally wounded. Cristiana arrives and tries to entice him to return to Rome, but he decides to stay in Africa with the army.
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La question / The Question (1977) Laurent Heynemann, Jacques Denis, Nicole Garcia, Jean-Pierre Sentier

La question (1977)
In Algiers, during 1957, the army was sent to restore order. Henri Charlègue, the editor of a newspaper sympathetic to the FLN, must go underground, but ends up being arrested with his friend Maurice Oudinot. During his arrest both be subjected to harsh interrogations, including cruel torture, since the French army wants sonsacarles much information as possible to stop the movement independentista.Viendo may be close to an end, Charlègue decides he can not die in anonymity without the terrible injustice that is being committed there are known and so, from the highest secrecy, gets to write on a piece of paper the conditions of detention and through his lawyer gets delivered it to your editor.
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Das Boot ist voll / The Boat Is Full (1981) Markus Imhoof, Tina Engel, Hans Diehl, Martin Walz

Das Boot ist voll (1981)
During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: “Our boat is full.” A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. They seek temporary refuge with a couple who run a village inn. They pose as a family: the deserter as husband, Judith as his wife, an old man from Vienna as her father, his granddaughter and the French lad, whom they beg to keep silent, as their children. Judith’s teenage brother poses as a soldier. The fabrication unravels through chance and the local constable’s exact investigation. Whom will the Swiss allow to stay? Who gets deported?
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Beach Red (1967) Cornel Wilde, Rip Torn, Burr DeBenning

Beach Red (1967)
American Marines storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemy plans a counterattack, in this look at warfare. Fighting men on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they experience in combat.
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A Guy Named Joe (1943) Victor Fleming, Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, Van Johnson

A Guy Named Joe 1943
Maj. Pete Sandidge is a very able pilot who seems to have a streak of luck as far as flying goes. World War II is raging and Pete has come out of it pretty so far. He even has a beautiful girlfriend Dorinda Durston, herself a qualified pilot who ferries aircraft to different bases. When Pete is killed however, he finds himself in heaven and learns that every pilot has a guardian angel. He returns to Earth where, unseen by anyone, he coaches a pilot-in-training Ted Randall. Ted is a pretty good kid and is coming along nicely but when he’s shipped to New Guinea he runs into Dorinda who has remained faithful to her lost love. As Ted pursues her, Pete will have to decide what he wants to do about it.
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Flying Leathernecks (1951) Nicholas Ray, John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Don Taylor

Flying Leathernecks (1951)
Major Daniel Kirby takes command of a squadron of Marine fliers just before they are about to go into combat. While the men are well meaning, he finds them undisciplined and prone to always finding excuses to do what is easy rather than what is necessary. The root of the problem is the second in command, Capt. Carl ‘Griff’ Griffin. Griff is the best flier in the group but Kirby finds him a poor commander who is not prepared to the difficult decision that all commanders have to make – to put men in harm’s way knowing that they may be killed.
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