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Best British war films

The other day I saw a list of the “Top 25 British war films.”

Went_the_Day_Well_Poster
Went_the_Day_Well_Poster

The other day I saw a list of the “Top 25 British war films.”

I’d never even heard of Hannibal Brooks or The Way Ahead Could they really be better than “Breaker Morant”? And is there any way Carry On . . . Up the Khyber really be the third best British war film of all time?

Anyway Went the Day Well sounds interesting.

The other day I saw a list of the “Top 25 British war films.”

I’d never even heard of Hannibal Brooks or The Way Ahead Could they really be better than “Breaker Morant”? And is there any way Carry On . . . Up the Khyber really be the third best British war film of all time?

Anyway Went the Day Well sounds interesting.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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