The most celebrated films depicting World War 

'Sergeant York' (1941) - Alvin York was one of the most decorated American soldiers of the war. The war hero is portrayed by Gary Cooper.

'Paths of Glory' (1957) - Stanley Kubrick's controversial anti-war film is set in France

'The Big Parade' (1925) - In the thick of the fighting, he befriends two fellow recruits from working class backgrounds.

'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' (1921) - A silent classic, the plot follows the plight of an extended family split up in France and Germany during the Great War.

'All Quiet on the Western Front' (1930) - Pictured is the film's director Lewis Milestone, technical director Hans von Morhart, and actor John Wray in his costume.

'A Farewell to Arms' (1932) - Described as a romantic melodrama, the film centers around their relationship

'Gallipoli' (1981) -
Set during the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey

'Lawrence of Arabia' (1962) - Lawrence unites and eventually leads warring Arab tribes into a guerrilla war against the Turks.

'Journey's End' (1930) - The film illustrates how loyalty and friendship is tested to the limit under intolerable conditions.

'La Grande Illusion' (1937) - Directed by Jean Renoir, the film's title alludes to the futility of war