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The War

IMDB Logo9.1/10
  Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2008 - 20081 Season,Series EndedOn:  Tags:   

The story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns. The war touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America and demonstrated that in extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives.The War featuring Keith David and Tom Hanks has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a documentary and history show with 14 episodes over 1 season. The War is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.1 (3,879 votes).

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7 episodes (50%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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7 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#1,581 Ranked TV Show

#16 Ranked in World War II TV

#54 Ranked in War TV

#478 Ranked in TV on Netflix

The War has a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.1 (3,879 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 A Necessary War

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Sep 24, 2007
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A Necessary War Sep 24, 2007 December 1941 - December 1942: The tranquil lives of the citizens of Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; and Luverne, Minnesota are shattered on December 7, 1941, as they, along with the rest of America, are thrust into the greatest cataclysm in history.

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Season 01, Episode 02 When Things Get Tough

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Sep 25, 2007
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When Things Get Tough Sep 25, 2007 January 1943 - December 1943: Americans mobilize for total war at home and overseas. Factories hum around the clock, while in North Africa and then Italy, inexperienced GIs learn how to fight. Meanwhile, in the skies over Europe, thousands of American airmen gamble their lives against preposterous odds on daylight bombing missions.

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Season 01, Episode 03 A Deadly Calling

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Sep 26, 2007
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A Deadly Calling Sep 26, 2007 November 1943 - June 1944: Americans are shocked by terrible losses on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, while in Italy Allied forces are stalled for months at Monte Cassino, and a risky landing at Anzio fails utterly. At home, as overcrowded "war towns" boom, economic transformation leads to confrontation and ugly racial violence.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Pride of Our Nation / A Volunteer Basis

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Sep 27, 2007
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Pride of Our Nation / A Volunteer Basis Sep 27, 2007 June 1944 - August 1944: On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 1.5 million Allied troops take part in the greatest invasion in history, but then bog down in the Norman hedgerows for weeks. Saipan proves the costliest Pacific battle to date, while back home dreaded telegrams from the War Department begin arriving at an inconceivable rate.

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Season 01, Episode 05 FUBAR

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Oct 1, 2007
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FUBAR Oct 1, 2007 September 1944 - December 1944: Victory in Europe seems imminent, but in Holland, the Vosges Mountains, and the Hurtgen Forest, GIs learn painful lessons as old as war itself - that generals make plans, plans go wrong and soldiers die. Meanwhile, on the island of Peleliu, the Marines fight one of the most brutal and unnecessary battles of the Pacific.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Ghost Front

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Oct 2, 2007
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The Ghost Front Oct 2, 2007 December 1944 - March 1945: Americans are shocked by Hitler's massive counterattack in the Ardennes forest - but by mid-March, 1945, they are across the Rhine, while the Russians are 50 miles from Berlin. In the Pacific, after weeks of desperate fighting, Iwo Jima is secured, and American bombers begin a full-fledged air assault on Japan.

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Season 01, Episode 07 A World Without War

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Oct 3, 2007
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A World Without War Oct 3, 2007 March 1945 - December 1945: A few weeks after the death of President Roosevelt shocks the country, Germany surrenders. Meanwhile, American sailors, soldiers and Marines endure the worst battle of the Pacific - Okinawa. In August, American planes drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the Japanese, too, surrender. Millions return home - to try to learn how to live in a world without war.

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