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100+ Educational WWII Movies & Series

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Is your child obsessed with World War 2? Maybe they love to read about the machines that were used or draw clothing from the 40’s. Either way, WWII was a huge piece of our history and we should be learning about it as much as possible. For us, we love using Netflix, Hulu and YouTube to find some of our favorite shows. But sometimes, we just want to watch a movie! That’s why I’ve rounded up 100+ educational WWII movies and series for you to enjoy with the whole family!

Learn history while binging on educational WWII movies! This list has them all! #learnwithmovies #amazonprime #homeschool #homeschoolers

100+ Educational WWII Movies & Series

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  • The ZooKeepers Wife
  • The Hiding Place
  • Book Theif
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • My Daughter, Anne Frank
  • Diary of Anne Frank
  • Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  • Miracle at Midnight
  • Life is Beautiful
  • Torchlighters Corrie Ten Boom

  • The Monuments Men
  • Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
  • Night by Elie Weisel
  • Saints & Soldiers
  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
  • The Pianist
  • Schindler’s List
  • War Horse
  • Walk on Water
  • The Longest Day

  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Great Dictator
  • Wind Talkers
  • Band of Brothers
  • The Long Long Holiday
  • Unbroken
  • Memphis Belle
  • WWII In Color
  • Dirty Dozen
  • Pearl Harbor

  • The Great Escape
  • Bridge Over River Kwai
  • Patton
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • Valkyrie
  • The Great Raid
  • The Best Years of Our Life
  • Tora Tora Tora
  • The Island on Bird Street
  • Ghost Army

  • Forgiving Dr. Mengele
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Josef Mengele: Hunting a Nazi Criminal
  • Defiance
  • No Place on Earth
  • Silent Night
  • The Number on Great Grandpa’s Arm
  • American Girl Movie: Molly
  • Emperor
  • Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes

  • Honor Flight
  • The World Wars
  • Miracle at Moreaux
  • The Devil’s Arithmatic
  • A Bridge Too Far
  • To Hell and Back
  • Dunkirk
  • Paper Clips
  • Das Boot
  • Wallenberg: A Hero’s Story


  • Downfall
  • Inglorious Bastards
  • City of Life and Death
  • Midway
  • Battle of Midway
  • Operation Petticoat
  • The Man Who Never Was
  • The Imitation Game
  • Sarah’s Key
  • Beneath Hill 60

  • Proud
  • Three Came Home
  • Fall of the Innocent
  • Come Before Winter
  • Adira
  • The Exception
  • Sarah’s War
  • The Ninth Day
  • The King’s Choice
  • Remembrance

  • The Magic of Ordinary Days
  • Why We Fight
  • A Town Like Alice
  • A Bag of Marbles
  • Save the Children
  • Ashes in the Snow
  • Where Hands Touch
  • Paradise
  • Bye Bye Germany
  • Big Sonia

  • The Couple
  • Labyrinth of Lies
  • Hearts of War
  • Chosen
  • Black Book
  • Divided We Fall
  • In Darkness
  • Winter in Wartime
  • 1945
  • Dirty Wolves


Educational World War 2 Series

  • Home Fires
  • Bomb Girls
  • Bletchley Circle
  • Land Girls
  • Foyle’s War
  • Coal House at War
  • Wartime Farm
  • Bomber Boys
  • The Man in the High Castle


There you have it! Over 100 of the best educational WWII movies and series for you to binge-watch!

Which is your family’s favorite?

Learn history while binging on educational WWII movies! This list has them all! #learnwithmovies #amazonprime #homeschool #homeschoolers


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