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The Best 2010s Military TV Shows 

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 The best 2010s military TV shows come in many forms. Some top 10s military series are dramas, and other good 2010s military TV shows are comedies, while some blur the line between both. World War II, the Civil War and the Vietnam War are just a few of the events covered in the programs on this list.

What are some of the series that you will find on this best 2010s military TV shows list? Following in the footsteps of Band of Brothers, HBO's 2010 military mini-series The Pacific took inspiration from real life stories, this time focusing in in on the Marines. Joseph Mazzello and Jon Seda lead this talented cast. The Last Ship is another good military show that aired in the 2010s, while Last Resort was critically acclaimed before its untimely cancelation.

The Danish show 1864 was a hit for BBC Four in the 10s, while on the other side of the ocean and the other end of the historical spectrum CBS's SEAL Team has been captivating audiences since 2017. Other great shows that are featured on this top 2010s military TV shows list include Bomb Girls, Turn, and Combat Hospital.

Which 2010s war show is your favorite? Vote up your favorite 2010s military TV show below.

The Pacific is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Military TV Shows
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The Pacific is a 2010 television series produced by HBO, Seven Network Australia, Sky Movies, Playtone and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States on 14 March 2010. The series is a companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers. The Pacific centers on the experiences of three Marines who were all in different regiments of the 1st Marine Division. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Hugh Ambrose, Ed Tracy

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 1

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Turn: Washington's Spies... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Military TV Shows
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TURN: Washington's Spies is a period drama based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring, a history of the Culper Ring. The series debuted on AMC on April 6, 2014. TURN: Washington's Spies was renewed for a second ten-episode season on June 23, 2014. The title was changed to TURN: Washington's Spies before the August 2 encore of the first season. The second season premiered on April 13, 2015. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jamie Bell, Angus Macfadyen, Kevin McNally, JJ Feild, Burn Gorman, + more

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 1

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The Last Ship is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Military TV Shows
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The Last Ship is an American action-drama television series created by Hank Steinberg and Steven L Kane, based on the 1988 novel by William Brinkley. After a global viral pandemic wipes out over 80% of the world's population, the crew of a lone unaffected U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, the fictional USS Nathan James, must try to find a cure, stop the virus, and save humanity. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle, + more

Premiered: 2014

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Bomb Girls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Military TV Shows
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Bomb Girls is a Canadian television drama that debuted on January 4, 2012 on Global. The plot profiles the stories of four women working in a Canadian munitions factory during World War II, beginning in 1941. Originally intended to be a six-part drama mini-series, two seasons have aired. The show began airing in the United States on ReelzChannel on September 11, 2012 and in the United Kingdom on ITV3 on November 10, 2012 and in Ireland on TG4 on 6 January 2013. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Meg Tilly, Jodi Balfour, Charlotte Hegele

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 2

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