My list of fave WWII films has to begin with Tora Tora Tora The reasons are it's authenticity (the best docu-drama of WWII, IMHO). I had lived near every one of the places on the American side and knew exactly where they were filmed, though the movie was made years after I'd been there. I liked the Longest Day for its relating of the big picture without getting involved in subplots (romance, etc). The Battle of Britian gets my vote for top ten because again, it told the big picture, and its authenticity as far as equipment goes. Gotta love the real Heinkles, 109's etc. The story of the filming was as exciting as the film, not to mention the pilot reports (I'm a pilot and would love to fly any of those). The Great Escape is one of my "cult films", just because of the story. Das Boot makes it on authenticity. The Enemy Below makes it on drama. Twelve O'Clock High makes it on drama. Haven't seen anyone list To Hell and Back with Audey Murphy. Good story but typical Hollywood treatment. The Big Red One makes it on action. Letters from Iwo Jima make it just on its unique-ness and the story tells. Lastly, I will put Hell in the Pacific on the list. Liked the story. There are many others.