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5 Best World War II Movies.



    World War II is the biggest event happened in human life. This event happened around  6 years from 1939 to 1945. Although this event happened shorter than world war I, but world war II caused huge loss for human, logistic, financial , and etc. Moreover, it is reported that there were about 60 millions victims around the world, much higher than world war I which had 21 millions victims. World war II began after Germany attacked Poland through Danzig. Adolf Hitler was the head who instructed it, and then Germany invaded any other countries, shortly all europe is immobilized. During 6 years, Germany was the nation with full power of army and technology. Until they invaded Soviet, which also broke up the non invasion permission between them. Stalin was the head of Soviet straightly attacked Germany. In other side, USA and UK joined to help Soviet attacked Germany. Shortly, Germany surrender after Adolf Hitler was reported died. 

To remind us how tragic that event, there are several movies which I think it is best movies to give us display about WW2. Here are some movies that based on true story of WW2.

1. Schlinder's List. ( 1993 )

Schlinder's list is an american epic historical drama. This movie follows the life of Oskar Schlinder, a German industrialist who saved more than a thousand almost all Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust by employing them in his own factories during World War II. This movie had high ranking actors, such as Liam Neeson as Oskar Schlinder, British actor Ralph Fiennes as SS officer Amon Göth, and Ben Kingsley as Schindler's accountant Itzhak Stern. With black and white colour, this movie is expected to lead us to feel how tragic the Holocaust itself. Black and white pattern is a way of the director to tell us that there is no hope to life for tomorrow during Holocaust.

2. Valkyrie ( 2008 )

Valkyrie is a historical political war film. The film is set in Nazi during World War II and depicts the last trial called 20 July plot in 1944 by German army officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and then to use the Operation Valkyrie national emergency plan to control of the country. During that time, the Germany army officers realized that their country Germany will shortly lose the World War. So, they tried to assassinate the Fuhrer and then create a peace agreement to the allies. But this trial was failed because there were many Hitler's army who loyal to protect him. This movie brings many stars actor, such as Tom Cruise as Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, the key plotters, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Eddie Izzard, Terence Stamp, and Tom Wilkinson.

3. The Downfall ( 2004 )

Downfall is a German movie which tells about the last day of Hitler's Nazi Germany during his defeat against allies. Hitler is on his bunker in Berlin when the allied forces crossed the border and was getting closer to Berlin. It is set during the Battle of Berlin in World War II, when Germany is on the edge of defeat, and truely depicts the final days of Adolf Hitler. He also invited all children to join war in order to protect their Fuhrer. At the end, Hitler decided to suicide when he knows that his forces around the country are immobilized by the allied forces and his Nazi Germany is defeat. 

4. The Captain ( 2017 )

The Captain is an interesting movie. It tells the story of German war criminal Willi Herold, who found a stolen identity as a German officer and led the killing of deserters and many other prisoners at one of the Emslandlager camps. After change his identity as German Commisioned Officer, he shortly got his forces to join his team and taking command of a stragglers as he moves straightly through the German countryside under the guise that he is on an important mission, ordered by Hitler himself, to assess morale behind the front. While in the camp, Herold orders the execution of many of prisoners , and becomes increasingly greedy and furious with his newfound power.

5. The Man with The Iron Heart ( 2017 )

The Man with The Iron Heart is a movie follows the assassination of German high ranking officer Reinhard Heydrich. This assassination is called Operation Anthropoid. After the German Invasion of Poland and World War II breaks out, Heydrich is placed as a Chief of the Reich Security Main Office In September 1941, Heydrich is chosen Acting Reich Protector of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, stating that he will turn Prague into a "Jew-free" city. On 22 January 1942, Heydrich attends the Wannsee Conference, to ensure there is a "Final Solution" for the Jews genocide. In May 1942, Heydrich is surpisingly attacked by Czech resistance fighters.