Must-See Memorial Day Movies
1. Flags of Our Fathers 2. We Were Soldiers 3. The Longest Day 4. My Boy Jack 5. GloryThere are plenty of others out there. List your favorites in comments. UPDATE by Rusty: Let me add three to DMartyr's list: 1) Saving Private Ryan 2) Band of Brothers -- Not a "movie" per se, but it's still a must watch. And if you have Amazon Prime you can watch it for free. Which I do and I'm actually watching the whole series over the weekend. I'm up to episode 11. 3) The Pacific -- I haven't seen this series yet but I plan on watching it after I'm done with Band of Brothers. It's also available for free to Amazon Prime members. Given that my maternal grandfather died in the Pacific Theater, this one's a must and I can't believe I haven't taken the time to watch it yet.
Also add "Band of Brothers" and "The Pacific", and maybe the AE movie "Ike: Countdown to D:Day"
Posted by: RobertM at May 25, 2014 11:22 PM
-Gods and Generals
-The Crossing (A&E)
Posted by: shadowofashade at May 26, 2014 12:18 AM
Battle Of Britain
Battle Of The Bulge
The Longest Day
They Were Expendable
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
A Walk In The Sun
Sands of Iwo Jima
Bridge Too Far
Posted by: ScreamingInfidelPiglet at May 26, 2014 06:09 AM
Posted by: Bill Cook at May 26, 2014 07:54 AM
Tora Tora Tora
Posted by: Fox2! at May 26, 2014 03:55 PM
"What price Glory?"
Paths of Glory.
The Red Badge of courage >Audie Murphy version<
To Hell and back.
Hell and High water.
Twelve o'clock high
The Bridges at Toko Ri.
Posted by: obsidian at May 26, 2014 04:59 PM
Posted by: obsidian at May 26, 2014 05:04 PM
Tears of the Sun
Black Hawk Down
Act of Valor
Murph: The Protector
Posted by: MtTB at May 26, 2014 05:06 PM
Posted by: ed at May 26, 2014 06:11 PM
For anyone who watches Band of Brothers, make sure you watch the "bonus materials" that come with the DVD set. It has an 80 minute documentary titled "We Stand Alone Together: The Men of Easy Company". In it, they interview the surviving men of Easy Company, including the late Richard Winters, and the late William "Wild Bill" Guarnere.
Those men are the very definition of integrity and courage.
Posted by: RBanks at May 27, 2014 07:51 AM
Posted by: cary at May 28, 2014 02:30 PM
Jordan Gamma blue http://www.03nalog.ru
Posted by: Jordan Gamma blue at May 28, 2014 03:51 PM
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