TV series about the war

List of the best series about the war, selected by visitors to our site: Batallions Ask for Fire, Generation Kill, Band of Brothers, The Long Road Home, Descendants of the Sun, Troy: Fall of a City, American Gods, Saga of Tanya the Evil, The Halcyon, Attack on Titan.

In the top there are new series of 2020, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Batallions Ask for Fire (1985)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union

A story of a several days of intense fighting on the Eastern Front during one of the Soviet offensives in WWII.

Generation Kill (2008)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Survival
StyleBased on real events, Action

The first 40 days of the war in Iraq as seen through the eyes of an elite group of U.S. Marines who spearheaded the invasion along with an embedded Rolling Stone reporter. A vivid account of the soldiers and of the forces that guided them in an often-improvised initiative.

Band of Brothers (2001)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSoldier, Warriors, Military
PlotWar, Survival, Second world war, Self-sacrifice
StylePatriotic, Fascinating, Action

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

The Long Road Home (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Death
StyleFascinating, Spectacular, Based on real events

Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”

Descendants of the Sun (2016)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea

A drama about the love of people who get closer as they learn to be considerate of each other in desperate times and sacrifices made by people who throw themselves into natural disasters.

Troy: Fall of a City (2018)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Africa, Australia
PlotLove, War, Death, betrayal, Deception

A rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege of Troy.

American Gods (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CharactersGods, Tough guys, Heroes, Scammers
PlotSupernatural, War, Travel, Death, Adventures
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleAction, Fancy, By books

Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.

Saga of Tanya the Evil (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon, military, anime

On the front lines of the war, there is a little girl. Blond hair, blue eyes, and porcelain white skin, she commands her squad with lisping voice. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. But in reality, she is one of Japan's most elite salarymen, reborn as a little girl after angering a mysterious being who calls himself God. This little girl, who prioritizes efficiency and her own career over anything else, will become the most dangerous being amongst the sorcerers of the imperial army.

The Halcyon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersCooks, Maids
PlotWar, Second world war
PlaceEngland, Hotels
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the centre of London society and a world at war.

Attack on Titan (2013)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, cartoon, anime

Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest Titans. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a Titan in over 100 years. Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a Colossal Titan that appears out of thin air. As the smaller Titans flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Eren vows that he will murder every single Titan and take revenge for all of mankind.

Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
CountryGermany, Czech Republic
CharactersSubmariners, Military
PlotWar, Survival, Second world war, Intrigue
StyleAction, Spectacular

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.

Diversant (2004)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, military

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Angel Beats! (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CharactersAngels, Teenagers, Heroes, Pupils
PlotSupernatural, Uprising, War, Lost memory, Life after death
StyleEasy, To cry, Touching

Angel Beats takes place in the afterlife and focuses on Otonashi, a boy who lost his memories of his life after dying. He is enrolled into the afterlife school and meets a girl named Yuri who invites him to join the Afterlife Battlefront — an organization she leads which fights against God. The Battlefront fight against the student council president Angel, a girl with supernatural powers.

Generation War (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, military, history
PlotWar, Death

Berlin, summer of 1941, during the World War II. Five young Germans promise to meet again as soon the war ends… in Christmas: brothers Wilhelm and Friedhelm will go to the Russian front. Charlotte will serve as a nurse in a campaign hospital. Greta dreams of becoming a singer. Viktor, her Jewish boyfriend, works as a tailor with her father. But soon their naive wishes of peace and happiness will become a long and tragic nightmare.

Vikings (2013)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
CharactersKings, Soldier, Vikings, Warriors, Heroes
PlotWar, Adventures, Intrigue
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, For men, Atmospheric, Worth watching

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.

Man in an Orange Shirt (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVeterans, Artists, Artists, Gays
PlotLove, War, Relationship, Second world war
PlaceEngland, Prison
StyleTouching, Fascinating

A love story in two films charts the very different challenges to happiness for Michael and Thomas in the aftermath of World War 2, and to Adam and Steve in the present day.

The Wings of Empire (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, detective, military, history
PlotLove, War

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War and Peace (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLove, War, Death

A story that revolves around five aristocratic families, set during the reign of Alexander I, and centered on the love triangle between Natasha Rostova, Pierre Bezukhov, and Andrei Bolkonsky.

Land of the Lustrous (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotWar, Survival
StyleBy manga

In the mysterious future, crystalline organisms called Gems inhabit a world that has been destroyed by six meteors. Each Gem is assigned a role in order to fight against the Lunarians, a species who attacks them in order to shatter their bodies and use them as decorations.Phosphophyllite, also known as Phos, is a young and fragile Gem who dreams of helping their friends in the war effort. Instead, they are told to compile an encyclopedia because of their delicate condition. After begrudgingly embarking on this task, Phos meets Cinnabar, an intelligent gem who has been relegated to patrolling the isolated island at night because of the corrosive poison their body creates. After seeing how unhappy Cinnabar is, Phos decides to find a role that both of the rejected Gems can enjoy. Can Phos's seemingly mundane assignment lead both Phos and Cinnabar to the fulfillment they desire?

The Brave (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CharactersSoldier, Military
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Action

The complex world of our bravest military heroes who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines.