Best Combat Movies of the 1940s

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Twelve O'Clock High

Twelve O'Clock High

Director: Henry King
Writers: Beirne Lay, Jr.,Sy Bartlett,Henry King
Stars: Gregory Peck,Hugh Marlowe,Gary Merrill,Millard Mitchell,Dean Jagger,Leslie Denison,Richard Anderson,Barry Jones,Paul Stewart,Kenneth Tobey
IMDb ID: tt0041996
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films
Subjects: World War II,Aviation
Release date: 1949
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Wake Island

Wake Island

Director: John Farrow
Writers: Frank Butler
Stars: Brian Donlevy,William Bendix,Macdonald Carey,Robert Preston,Barbara Britton,Albert Dekker,Alan Hale, Jr.,Hugh Beaumont
IMDb ID: tt0035530
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films,Drama,Propaganda film
Subjects: World War II,Aviation
Release date: 1942-08-11
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language,Japanese Language

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Sands of Iwo Jima

DIRECTED_BY: Allan Dwan
WRITTEN_BY: Harry Brown
STARRING: George Tyne,John Wayne,Forrest Tucker,John Agar,Wally Cassell,Adele Mara,Julie Bishop,James Brown,Richard Webb,Arthur Franz
IMDB_ID: tt0041841
GENRE: War film,Action Film,Epic film,Combat Films,Drama,Romance Film
SUBJECTS: Battle of Iwo Jima,World War II
INITIAL_RELEASE_DATE: 1949-12-14
COUNTRY: United States of America
LANGUAGE: English Language

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They Were Expendable

Director: John Ford,Robert Montgomery
Writers: Frank Wead,William Lindsay White
Stars: Robert Montgomery,John Wayne,Donna Reed,Ward Bond,Jeff York,Marshall Thompson,Jack Holt,Donald Curtis,Leon Ames,Murray Alper
IMDb ID: tt0038160
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1945
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Destination Tokyo

Director: Delmer Daves
Writers: Delmer Daves,Albert Maltz,Steve Fisher
Stars: John Garfield,Cary Grant,John Ridgely,William Prince,Warner Anderson,Alan Hale, Sr.,Dane Clark,Robert Hutton,Tom Tully,Faye Emerson
IMDb ID: tt0035799
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1943
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Story of G.I. Joe

The Story of G.I. Joe

Director: William A. Wellman
Writers: Leopold Atlas,Philip Stevenson,Guy Endore
Stars: Burgess Meredith,Robert Mitchum,Wally Cassell
IMDb ID: tt0038120
Genres: War film,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1945
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language,Italian Language

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Corvette K-225

Director: Richard Rosson
Stars: Randolph Scott,Ella Raines,Andy Devine,Barry Fitzgerald,Noah Beery, Jr.,Fuzzy Knight,Cliff Robertson
IMDb ID: tt0035757
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Adventure Film,Action Film,Combat Films
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1943
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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The Fighting Seabees

Director: Edward Ludwig
Writers: Borden Chase
Stars: John Wayne,Susan Hayward,William Frawley,Dennis O'Keefe
IMDb ID: tt0036824
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Adventure Film,Combat Films
Subjects: World War II,Seabee,Pacific Theater of Operations,Pacific War
Release date: 1944
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Writers: Dalton Trumbo
Stars: Phyllis Thaxter,Stephen McNally,Van Johnson,Robert Walker,Spencer Tracy,Robert Mitchum,Don DeFore,Scott McKay
IMDb ID: tt0037366
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II,Doolittle Raid,Bombing of Tokyo,Aviation
Release date: 1944
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Guadalcanal Diary

Director: Lewis Seiler
Stars: Anthony Quinn,Lloyd Nolan,William Bendix,Richard Conte,Richard Jaeckel,Preston Foster
IMDb ID: tt0035957
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1943
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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God Is My Co-Pilot

God Is My Co-Pilot

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Dane Clark,Dennis Morgan,Stanley Ridges,Raymond Massey
IMDb ID: tt0037746
Genres: War film,Combat Films,Drama,Historical fiction
Subjects: World War II,Aviation
Release date: 1945-04-07
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Objective, Burma!

Director: Raoul Walsh
Writers: Alvah Bessie,Ranald MacDougall
Stars: Errol Flynn,George Tyne,Warner Anderson,Mark Stevens,Henry Hull,William Prince,John Alvin,Richard Erdman,George Tobias,James Brown
IMDb ID: tt0037954
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1945-02-17
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Bataan

Director: Tay Garnett
Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews
Stars: Robert Taylor,George Murphy,Thomas Mitchell,Lloyd Nolan,Robert Walker,Desi Arnaz
IMDb ID: tt0035664
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Combat Films
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1943-06-03
Country: United States of America
Language: Latin Language,English Language,Spanish Language

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Air Force

Air Force

Director: Howard Hawks
Stars: Gig Young,John Ridgely,John Garfield,Harry Carey,Stanley Ridges,George Tobias,Charles Drake,Arthur Kennedy,Willard Robertson,James Brown
IMDb ID: tt0035616
Genres: War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films,Drama,Black-and-white,Historical fiction
Subjects: World War II,Aviation
Release date: 1943-02-03
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Desperate Journey

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: Ronald Reagan,Errol Flynn,Nancy Coleman,Albert Bassermann,Arthur Kennedy,Alan Hale, Sr.,Raymond Massey,Sig Ruman,Felix Basch
IMDb ID: tt0034646
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Propaganda film,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II,Aviation
Release date: 1942
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Action in the North Atlantic

Director: Lloyd Bacon,Byron Haskin,Raoul Walsh
Writers: John Howard Lawson
Stars: Humphrey Bogart,Raymond Massey,Dane Clark,Julie Bishop,Ruth Gordon,Sam Levene,Alan Hale, Sr.,Peter Whitney,Dick Hogan,Virginia Christine
IMDb ID: tt0035608
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1943
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Back to Bataan

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: John Wayne,Anthony Quinn,Abner Biberman,Beulah Bondi,Lawrence Tierney,Vladimir Sokoloff,Philip Ahn,Richard Loo,Paul Fix,Benson Fong
IMDb ID: tt0037522
Genres: Black-and-white,War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films,Drama
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1945
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Gung Ho!

Director: Ray Enright
Stars: Randolph Scott,J. Carrol Naish,Alan Curtis,Robert Mitchum,Noah Beery, Jr.,Walter Sande,Dick Lane,Sam Levene,David Bruce,Louis Jean Heydt
IMDb ID: tt0035958
Genres: War film,Action Film,Action/Adventure,Combat Films
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1943
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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Bombardier

Director: Richard Wallace
Writers: John Twist
Stars: Pat O'Brien,Randolph Scott,Dawn Evelyn Paris,Eddie Albert,Walter Reed,Robert Ryan,Barton MacLane,Leonard Strong,Richard Martin,Russell Wade
IMDb ID: tt0035689
Genres: War film,Action Film,Combat Films,Propaganda film,Drama
Subjects: Aviation,World War II
Release date: 1943-05-14
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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They Raid by Night

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Writers: Jack Natteford
Stars: Lyle Talbot,June Duprez,Victor Varconi,George N. Neise,Charley Rogers,Paul Baratoff,Leslie Denison,Crane Whitley,Sven Hugo Borg,Eric Wilton
IMDb ID: tt0035430
Genres: Action/Adventure,Action Film,Combat Films,Drama,War film
Subjects: World War II
Release date: 1942-06-19
Country: United States of America
Language: English Language

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