TV The Best War TV Shows  

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best War TV series.

The very best war shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest war shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular war TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining war show of all time is. Don't let your favorite war television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of war television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best War TV Shows
edward-donner added Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

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The Pacific is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best War TV Shows
The Pacific Hugh Ambrose, Ed Tracy

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Generation Kill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Generation Kill Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen

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Vikings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Vikings Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgård

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M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best War TV Shows
edward-donner added M*A*S*H Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

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Tour of Duty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best War TV Shows
edward-donner added Tour of Duty Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker

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Combat! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best War TV Shows
talkinghead62 added Combat! Vic Morrow, Rick Jason, Pierre Jalbert

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Blackadder Goes Forth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Blackadder Goes Forth Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry

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World War 1 in Colour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Parade's End is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Parade's End Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall, Rupert Everett

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War and Remembrance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best War TV Shows
War and Remembrance Sharon Stone, Jane Seymour, Robert Mitchum

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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the '... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' Linda Hunt, Linda Ellerbee, Samuel West

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Blood & Iron: The Story of the... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Holocaust is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Holocaust Meryl Streep, Ian Holm, Michael Moriarty

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The War is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best War TV Shows
edward-donner added The War

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China Beach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best War TV Shows
jazzpaw added China Beach Dana Delany, Michael Boatman, Robert Picardo

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Legend of the Patriots is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Legend of the Patriots Kim Roi-ha, Lee Deok-hwa, Choi Soo-jong

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Once an Eagle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Once an Eagle Sam Elliott, Glenn Ford, Ralph Bellamy

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American Experience is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best War TV Shows
American Experience David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

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Liberty!: The American Revolut... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Liberty!: The American Revolution Victor Garber, Donna Murphy, Edward Herrmann

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Anne Frank: The Whole Story is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Anne Frank: The Whole Story Ben Kingsley, Brenda Blethyn, Lili Taylor

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The Civil War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best War TV Shows
edward-donner added The Civil War Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Sam Waterston

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War and Peace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best War TV Shows
War and Peace Anthony Hopkins, Alan Dobie, Morag Hood

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Hogan's Heroes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best War TV Shows
edward-donner added Hogan's Heroes Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner

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World War II The Last Heroes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Spyforce is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Spyforce Jack Thompson, Peter Sumner, Redmond Phillips

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Shaka Zulu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Shaka Zulu Christopher Lee, Trevor Howard, Edward Fox

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Beau Geste is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Beau Geste Christopher Malcolm, Anthony Calf, John Forgeham

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Cambodia Year Ten is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Hell in the Pacific is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Vietnam: A Television History is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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The White Horse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best War TV Shows
The White Horse Veronika Izotova, Vladimir Simonov, Gennadi Glagolev

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Three Kings is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Days of honor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Days of honor Weronika Rosati, Daniel Olbrychski, Danuta Stenka

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The Last Englishman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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War is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best War TV Shows
War

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The Challenge is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Mother Flew Away as a Kite is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Soldiers of Freedom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Soldiers of Freedom Vladlen Davydov, Horst Preusker, Stefan Getsov

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Real Military Videos is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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2009 A True Story is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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The Great War and the Shaping ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best War TV Shows
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham Carter

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Nine Lives of Nestor Makhno is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Jenny's War is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Jenny's War Elke Sommer, Dyan Cannon, Nigel Hawthorne

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The Great Wall of Iron is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best War TV Shows

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Czterej pancerni i pies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Czterej pancerni i pies Pola Raksa, Janusz Gajos, Franciszek Pieczka

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Taiwan 1895 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Taiwan 1895 Pan Hong

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Friendly Fire is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Friendly Fire Ned Beatty

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Romance in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Romance in the Rain Zhao Wei, Alec Su, Leo Ku Kui Kei

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Road No. 1 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best War TV Shows
Road No. 1 Kim Ha-neul, So Ji-sub, Yoon Kye-sang