War movies

List about the Second World War, the Great Patriotic War and other wars, selected by visitors to our site: The Balkan Line, Stratton, Thor: Ragnarok, War for the Planet of the Apes, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Man with the Iron Heart, Free State of Jones, Warcraft, Railroad Tigers, Operation Chromite
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
The Balkan Line (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama
Duration02:31
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar
StylePatriotic

1999, Serbia is bombed and Kosovo region is left for plunder by bandits under command of Albanian warlord, Smuk. The removal of the human organs take place within the territories bandits have taken, the robberies, mass assassinations and genocide. Russian intelligence officer Bek Ethoev and former paratrooper turned mercenary Andrey Shatalov head a small detachment tasked with the dangerous mission to stop the terrorism, recapture the airfield used by the bandits and rescue Shatalov's love interest Yasna, who was captured to be harvested for organs, like the rest of the Serbian prisoners.

Stratton (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35
CharactersTerrorists, Military
PlotWar, Death
PlaceEngland, London

A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:53
CharactersSuperhero, Gods, Family, Friends, Warriors
PlotApocalypse, War
PlaceSpace
StyleMarvel, By comics

Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration02:01
CharactersMonkeys
PlotWar, Obsession, Survival, Revenge
TimeFuture

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersFriends
PlotWar, Superpowers, Love
PlaceSpace

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, military, biography
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom, Belgium
Duration02:07
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Fear, Dancing
PlaceGermany

With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt Heydrich – head of the SS, the Gestapo and the architect of the Final Solution.

Free State of Jones (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersDogs, Snake
PlotWar
PlaceCourt

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

Warcraft (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Japan
Duration02:12
CharactersOrcs, Wizards, Fathers, Kings, Warriors
PlotMagic, War, Adventure
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, By games, Popular

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

Railroad Tigers (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, comedy, military
CountryChina
Duration01:54
PlotWar, Martial Arts
PlaceChina, Trains

A railroad worker in China in 1941 leads a team of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor.

Operation Chromite (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:40
PlotWar

A squad of soldiers fight in the Korean War's crucial Battle of Incheon.

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:44
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Rivalry, Survival
PlaceSea

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:43
CharactersWarriors, Heroes
PlotWar, Adventure, Martial Arts
StyleExciting

The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the world’s last remaining Crystal, and the menacing empire of Niflheim is determined to steal it. King Regis of Lucis commands an elite force of soldiers called the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king’s magic, they fight to protect Lucis. As the overwhelming military might of the empire bears down, King Regis is faced with an impossible ultimatum – to marry his son, Prince Noctis to Princess Lunafreya of Tenebrae, captive of Niflheim, and surrender his lands to Niflheim rule. Although the king concedes, it becomes clear that the empire will stop at nothing to achieve their devious goals, with only the Kingsglaive standing between them and world domination.

God of War (2017)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, military, biography, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:43
CharactersPirates
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Rivalry

During the 16th century, pirates rule the Chinese coastline, pillaging the small villages and terrorizing the citizens. When maverick leader Commander Yu enlists the help of a sharp young general, they devise a plan to defeat the pirates. A violent clash of wit and weapons will decide who will rule the land.

Rescue Under Fire (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountrySpain
Duration01:55
PlotWar

The crew of a medical helicopter suffers an accident when helping a joint force of USA and United Nations troops under Spanish command division in Afghanistan. The Spanish army has only one night to organize the rescue of the crew and injured, but what seems routine turns into hell once they receive the order to rescue the helicopter as well. Things only get worse when during the night a huge a concentration of Talibans begin surround them.

Operation Red Sea (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:36
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards
PlotWar

The film is loosely based on the evacuation of the 225 foreign nationals and almost 600 Chinese citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden during the 2015 Yemeni Civil War.

Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Mark6.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
Duration02:10
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.

Kesari (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama
Duration03:05
CharactersSoldier, Kings, Military
PlotWar
PlaceIndia

In 1897, an army of 21 Sikhs battles 10,000 Afghans to prevent the Saragarhi Fort from being taken down.

Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
Duration02:06
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar

1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after his airplane crashes. As a result the 108th motorized infantry division's long awaited return home gets put on hold for one last mission: bring the General's son back. Based on true events the previously untold story of the courageous and tragic withdrawal campaign (through the Salang pass) reveals the danger the horror and the complexity of human nature during wartime.

12 Strong (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersHorses, Soldier, Terrorists, Military
PlotWar, Survival, Weapon
PlaceMountains

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Extinction (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
PlotArtificial Intelligence, War, Survival
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Light

A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.

Wonder Woman (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, military
CountryUSA, China, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersSuperhero, Amazons, Strong women, Princesses
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceUSA
StyleDC, Best soundtracks, Womens in main roles

An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.

Overlord (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
Duration01:45
CharactersMilitary, Zombie, Soldier
PlotWar, Genetic experiments
TimeWorld War II

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

The Great Battle (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, military, history
Duration01:34
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Action

Kingdom of Goguryeo, ancient Korea, 645. The ruthless Emperor Taizong of Tang invades the country and leads his armies towards the capital, achieving one victory after another, but on his way is the stronghold of Ansi, protected by General Yang Man-chu, who will do everything possible to stop the invasion, even if his troops are outnumbered by thousands of enemies.

Occupation (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:39
CharactersAliens, Snipers
PlotWar, Alien invasion, Apocalypse, Survival
PlaceAustralia
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense, For men

A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.

Outlaw King (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
Duration01:57
CharactersKings, Knights
PlotWar, Uprising
PlaceScotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAtmospheric

Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.

Suicide Squad (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:23
CharactersPartners, Criminals, Superhero, Killers, Scammers, Doctors
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceHospitals, USA

From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration04:31
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Presidential
PlotArtificial Intelligence, War, Apocalypse, Technology, End of the world
PlaceShips
StyleTense

We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

Kung Fury (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, short
CountrySweden
Duration31:02
CharactersHackers, Maniacs, Killers, Police, Dinosaurs
PlotLove, War, Fight, Investigation, Chase, Skirmishes, Time travel, Martial Arts
PlaceGermany, USA

During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all.

Battle for Sevastopol (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration02:17
CharactersSnipers
PlotWar
PlaceUSSR, Ukraine
TimeGreat Patriotic War

The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women alike. Seeing Pavlichenko as a tangible threat, the German High Command gives orders to eliminate the girl whatever the cost. In the meanwhile, Lyudmila meets a man and falls in love. War fades into the background... Soon, however, another misfortune befalls Lyudmila leaving the man she loves on the brink of death and herself seriously wounded. The girl is pulled out of combat and later goes to the United States with a publicity visit. Eleanor Roosevelt welcomes Lyudmila in the White House and the two women soon become close. It won't be long before Pavlichenko stands before an audience in Chicago pressing for a second front. Will her words have the capacity to change the course of war?

Dragon Blade (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration02:01
CharactersMilitary, Heroes
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Adventure, Rivalry

Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China after rescuing the Prince. The heroic duo meet in the Western Desert and a thrilling story unfolds.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
PlotWar
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Beyond the Mask (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersKillers, Priests
PlotWar, Freedom, Adventure, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, Village
Time18th century

A former assassin tries to redeem himself by becoming a masked highwayman in Colonial America.

Bahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:05
CharactersSoldier, Kings
PlotWeapon, The escape, Adoption, War
PlaceIndia

The young Shivudu is left as a foundling in a small village by his mother. By the time he’s grown up, it has become apparent that he possesses exceptional gifts. He meets the beautiful warrior/princess Avanthika and learns that her queen has been held captive for the last 25 years. Shividu sets off to rescue her, discovering his own origins in the process.

Godzilla (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:03
CharactersMonsters, Military, Giants, Dinosaurs
PlotApocalypse, War, Weapon
PlaceUSA

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises from the sea to combat malevolent adversaries that threaten the survival of humanity. The creatures leave colossal destruction in their wake, as they make their way toward their final battleground: San Francisco.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Military, Journalists, Friends, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Alien invasion, War
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

War Pigs (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.2)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersSoldier, Heroes, Military
PlotWar
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A rag tag unit of misfits known as the War Pigs must go behind enemy lines to exterminate Nazis by any means necessary.

Fury (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom
Duration02:14
CharactersTankman, Military, Soldier, Heroes
PlotWar, Tanks

Last months of World War II in April 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant in the 2nd Armored Division named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank called "Fury" and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Airlift (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:52
CharactersFamily, Military, Businessmen
PlotWar
PlaceAircraft, India

When Iraq invades Kuwait in August, 1990, a callous Indian businessman becomes the spokesperson for more than 170,000 stranded countrymen.

Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotWeapon, War
StyleExciting

Five unlikely teenage heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil.

Mythica: The Godslayer (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersGods, Zombie, Scammers
PlotWar, Weapon

As the Lich King's zombie legions ravage the world, a cursed young sorceress (Marek) embarks on a quest to obtain a weapon from the gods, with her friend Dagen, a self-serving half-elf rogue. But when she joins her sworn enemy in a desperate attempt to save the world, she must recover the good in herself before her friends are all dead, and defeat the Lich King before the gods are destroyed and the world forever enslaved.

Criminal (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:27
CharactersScientists, Spy
PlotDisasters, War
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleTense

Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict Jericho Stewart. When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and eliminate him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal.

Allegiant (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersFriends
PlotApocalypse, Love, War, Survival, Technology
TimeFuture

Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.

Brothers (2016)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryChina
Duration01:26
CharactersBrothers
PlotWar, Relationship
PlacePrison, China

The film centers on the relationship between two brothers who used to have a bond for life but it is ripped apart through a civil war in 1936.

Risen (2016)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSoldier, Horses
PlotWar, Investigation
PlaceDeserts

Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

Jarhead 3: The Siege (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration00:31
CharactersSoldier, Snipers
PlotWar
PlaceUSA

Corporal Evan Albright joined the elite Marine Corps Security Guards to save the world and see some action-not necessarily in that order. But his first assignment, protecting a U. S. Embassy in a seemingly safe Middle Eastern capitol, relegates his unit to wrangling "gate groupies" protesting outside the compound and honing their marksmanship by playing video games. So Albright and his team are caught off guard when well-armed and well-trained militants launch a surprise attack aimed at killing an informant in the embassy. Heavily out-gunned, they will have to muster all the courage and fire power they can as their once routine assignment spirals into all-out war.

Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.9)
Genreaction, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersMilitary
PlotWar, Power, Freedom

An intense thriller from the frontlines of World War II. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolph Hitler, an Allied special ops team prepares to extract the man destined to lead post-war Germany. But after Valkyrie fails, everything changes. Now, unlikely allies must work together to stop a group of Nazi Officers from fleeing to Argentina and establishing the Fourth Reich.

The Last King (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryNorway, Denmark, Sweden, Republic of Ireland, Hungary
Duration02:04
PlotWar, Death, Mystery, Hunting, The escape
PlaceNorway

Year 1206. Norway is ravaged by civil war. The King's illegitimate son is guarded in deep secret. A boy that half of the kingdom wants to kill and two men will protect to the death. A boy named Earl Håkonsson. Birkebeiners is the story of the escape that changed Norway's history forever.

The Siege of Jadotville (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryRepublic of Ireland, South Africa
Duration02:07
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Political, Power, Freedom
PlaceAfrica
StyleTense

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during in the early 1960s.

For a Few Bullets (2016)
Genreaction, comedy
CountryChina
PlotWar, Death
PlaceJapan, China

When a professional thief sees his lifetime goal of being the best potentially realized in stealing a rare artifact, he finds himself entangled in a worldwide plot involving the Soviets, the Japanese and a band of outsiders. It’s up to him and a special agent to save the world!

Call of Heroes (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:28
PlotWar
PlaceChina
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

During the warlords era in China, a village located in rural area called Pucheng fell into dangerous situation when its government allocated all its military force to the front line, the cruel commandant Cao from the enemy troops arrived the village and killed the innocent, the guardians of Pucheng were desperate to fight against Cao for justice and to protect their homeland.

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