List of book-based war films (1898–1926 wars)

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This is a list of list of war films that are based on books. All wars in this list took place between 1898 and 1926

Spanish–American War (1898)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Stars and Stripes Forever 1952 Henry Koster USA Marching Along John Philip Sousa 19?? Memoir
The Private History of a Campaign That Failed 1981 Peter H. Hunt USA &
West Germany
"The Private History of a Campaign That Failed" "Mark Twain" 1885 Story/Memoir
Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Sampson-Schley Controversy 1901 Edwin S. Porter USA History of the Navy (uncredited) E.S. Maclay (uncredited) 1901? Non-fiction
A Message to Garcia 1916 Richard Ridgely USA A Message to Garcia Elbert Hubbard 1899 Essay
A Message to Garcia 1936 George Marshall USA A Message to Garcia Elbert Hubbard 1899 Essay

Philippine–American War (1899-1913)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Real Glory 1939 Henry Hathaway USA The Real Glory Charles L. Clifford 1937 Novel

Second Boer War (1899-1902)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Young Winston 1972 Richard Attenborough UK My Early Life: A Roving Commission Winston Churchill 1930 Memoir
The Little Princess 1939 Walter Lang USA A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett 1905 Novel

Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Breath of the Gods 1920 Rollin S. Sturgeon USA The Breath of the Gods Sidney McCall 191? Novel
Mount Hakkoda
八甲田山
1977 Shiro Moritani Japan Death March on Mount Hakkōda
八甲田山死の彷徨
"Jirō Nitta" 197? Novel
Thunder in the East 1934 Nicolas Farkas & Viktor Tourjansky France & UK La Bataille Claude Farrère [1] 1909 Novel

Russian Revolution (1905-1907)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Mother 1926 Vsevolod Pudovkin USSR The Mother (Мать) Maxim Gorky 1907 Novel

Mexican Revolution (1910-1920)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Events portrayed
Patria 1917 Leopold & Theodore Wharton, Jacques Jaccard USA The Last of the Fighting Channings Louis Joseph Vance 191? Novel
Viva Villa! 1934 Jack Conway USA Viva Villa! Edgecumb Pinchon & O.B. Stade 192? Non-fiction
El compadre Mendoza 1934 Juan Bustillo Oro & Fernando de Fuentes Mexico "El compadre Mendoza" Mauricio Magdaleno 193? Story
Vámonos con Pancho Villa 1936 Fernando de Fuentes Mexico ¡Vámonos con Pancho Villa! Rafael F. Muñoz 193? Novel
Los de abajo 1940 Chano Urueta Mexico The Underdogs Mariano Azuela 1915 Novel
Las mujeres de mi general 1951 Ismael Rodríguez Mexico "La soldadera" Joselito Rodríguez & Celestino Gorostiza 19?? Story
Viva Zapata! 1952 Elia Kazan USA Zapata the Unconquerable Edgecumb Pinchon 192? Non-fiction
The Fighter 1952 Herbert Kline USA "The Mexican" Jack London 1911 Story
La escondida 1956 Roberto Gavaldón Mexico La escondida Miguel N. Lira 1948 Novel
Reed, México insurgente 1973 Paul Leduc Mexico Insurgent Mexico John Reed 1914 Non-fiction/Memoir
Los de abajo 1978 Servando González Mexico The Underdogs Mariano Azuela 1915 Novel
Krasnye kolokola, film pervyy - Meksika v ogne 1982 Sergei Bondarchuk Italy, USSR, Mexico Insurgent Mexico John Reed 1914 Non-fiction/Memoir
Old Gringo 1989 Luis Puenzo USA Gringo Viejo Carlos Fuentes 1985 Novel
They Came to Cordura 1959 Robert Rossen USA They Came to Cordura Glendon Swarthout 1958 Novel Panco Villa Expedition

Italo-Turkish War (1911-1912)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Events Portrayed
Lo squadrone bianco 1936 Augusto Genina Fascist Italy L'Escadron blanc Joseph Peyré 193? Novel Libyan resistance to Italian occupation

Contestado War (1912-1916)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
A Guerra dos Pelados 1970 Sylvio Back Brazil Geração do Deserto Guido Wilmar Sassi 196? Novel

World War I (1914-1918)[edit]

Politics and Diplomacy[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
My Four Years in Germany 1918 William Nigh USA My Four Years in Germany James W. Gerard 1917 Non-fiction
Beware! aka Germany on Trial 1919 William Nigh USA "Beware!" James W. Gerard 1919? Story
Paris 1919 : Un traité pour la paix 2009 Paul Cowan Canada & France Peacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War aka Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World Margaret MacMillan 2001 Non-fiction
The Guns of August 1964 Nathan Kroll USA The Guns of August Barbara Tuchman 1962 Non-fiction

Regular Military Operations[edit]

Land operations[edit]

Western Front[edit]
Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Events
All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Lewis Milestone USA All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque 1929 Novel[2]
Westfront 1918 1930 Georg Wilhelm Pabst Germany Vier von der Infanterie Ernst Johannsen 192? Novel
Wooden Crosses 1932 Raymond Bernard France Les Croix de bois Roland Dorgelès 1919 Novel/Memoir
Peace on Earth 1939 Hugh Harman USA Gospel of Luke Luke the Evangelist before 100 Scripture
Thomas l'imposteur 1964 Georges Franju France Thomas the Impostor Jean Cocteau 1923 Novel
My Mother's Castle 1990 Yves Robert France Le Château de ma mère & Le Temps des secrets Marcel Pagnol 1957 & 1959 Novels/Memoirs
Truman 1995 Frank Pierson USA Truman David McCullough 1992 Non-fiction
The Great War 2007 Brian McKenna Canada ? Talbot Papineau 1914–1917 Letters
Over the Top 1918 Wilfrid North USA Over the Top Arthur Guy Empey 1917 Novel/Memoir
All Quiet on the Western Front 1979 Delbert Mann UK & USA All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque 1929 Novel[2]
Debout les morts! [3] 1916 André Heuzé, Léonce Perret, Henri Pouctal France Los cuatro jinetes del apocalipsis Vicente Blasco Ibáñez 1916 Novel
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1921 Rex Ingram USA Los cuatro jinetes del apocalipsis Vicente Blasco Ibáñez 1916 Novel
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1962 Vincente Minnelli USA Los cuatro jinetes del apocalipsis Vicente Blasco Ibáñez 1916 Novel
Koenigsmark aka The Secret Spring 1923 Léonce Perret France Kœnigsmark Pierre Benoit 1918 Novel
Königsmark aka Crimson Dynasty 1935 Maurice Tourneur France Kœnigsmark Pierre Benoit 1918 Novel
Koenigsmark 1953 Solange Térac France & Italy Kœnigsmark Pierre Benoit 1918 Novel
Legends of the Fall 1994 Edward Zwick USA Legends of the Fall Jim Harrison 1979 Novella
Sergeant York 1941 Howard Hawks USA ? Alvin York 1940 Diary Meuse-Argonne Offensive
Hangmen, Women and Soldiers
Henker, Frauen und Soldaten
1935 Johannes Meyer Nazi Germany Ein Mannsbild namens Prack Fritz Reck-Malleczewen 1935 Novel
Forest of the Hanged 1964 Liviu Ciulei Romania Pădurea spânzuraţilor Liviu Rebreanu 1922 Novel
His Majesty's Deserters 1986 Janusz Majewski Poland C.K. Dezerterzy Kazimierz Sejda 1985? Novel
Dobrý voják Švejk 1926 Karel Lamač Czechoslovakia The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel[2]
Švejk na frontě 1926 Karel Lamač Czechoslovakia The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Švejk v ruském zajetí 1926 Svatopluk Innemann Czechoslovakia Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války, IV. tome Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Švejk v civilu 1927 Gustav Machatý Czechoslovakia, Austria Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války, IV. tome Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Dobrý voják Švejk 1931 Martin Frič Czechoslovakia The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Dobrý voják Švejk 1955 Jiří Trnka Czechoslovakia The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Dobrý voják Švejk (1957 film) 1957 Karel Steklý Czechoslovakia The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Poslušně hlásím ze jsem opet zde 1958 Karel Steklý Czechoslovakia The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Der brave Soldat Schwejk 1960 Axel von Ambesser West Germany The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Schwejks Flegeljahre 1963 Wolfgang Liebeneiner Austria The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
De avonturen van de brave soldaat Schwejk 1968 Anton Peters Belgium The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Die Abenteuer des braven Soldaten Schwejk 1972 Wolfgang Liebeneiner West Germany The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka 1986 Stanislav Látal Czechoslovakia The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek 1923 Novel
Tikhiy Don
Тихий Дон
1930 Ivan Pravov & Olga Preobrazhenskaya USSR And Quiet Flows the Don Mikhail Sholokhov 1928/1934 Novel
And Quiet Flows the Don
Тихий Дон
1957–1958 Sergei Gerasimov USSR And Quiet Flows the Don Mikhail Sholokhov 1928/1934 Novel
Quiet Flows the Don 2006 Sergei Bondarchuk Russia, UK, Italy And Quiet Flows the Don Mikhail Sholokhov 1928/1934 Novel
Italian and Serbian Fronts[edit]
Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Uomini contro 1970 Francesco Rosi Italy & Yugoslavia Un anno sull'altipiano Emilio Lussu 1938 Novel
Battle Flag
Die Standarte (de)
1977 Ottokar Runze West Germany, Austria, Spain Die Standarte Alexander Lernet-Holenia 1934 Novel
Capitaine Conan 1996 Bertrand Tavernier France Capitaine Conan "Roger Vercel" 1934 Novel
Dardanelles Front[edit]
Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Tell England 1931 Anthony Asquith & Geoffrey Barkas UK Tell England: A Study In A Generation Ernest Raymond 1922 Novel
The Lions of Gallipoli
Çanakkale Aslanları
1964 Turgut Demirdağ & Nusret Eraslan Turkey Çanakkale Aslanları (?) Fahri Celal Göktulga 196? Story
All the King's Men 1999 Julian Jarrold UK & USA All the King's Men: The Vanished Battalion Nigel McCrery 199? Non-fiction
Levantine and Mesopotamian Fronts[edit]
Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Drum 1924 Sinclair Hill UK "The Drum" F. Britten Austin 192? Story
Lost Patrol 1929 Walter Summers UK Patrol Philip MacDonald 1927 Novel
The Lost Patrol 1934 John Ford USA Patrol Philip MacDonald 1927 Novel
The Last Outpost 1935 Charles Barton & Louis J. Gasnier USA "The Drum" F. Britten Austin 192? Story
Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean UK Seven Pillars of Wisdom [4] (uncredited) T.E. Lawrence (uncredited) 1922 Memoir
A Dangerous Man 1990 Christopher Menaul UK Seven Pillars of Wisdom (uncredited) T.E. Lawrence (uncredited) 1922 Memoir

Air operations [edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Eagle and the Hawk 1933 Stuart Walker USA "Death in the Morning" John Monk Saunders 192? Story
Lafayette Escadrille 1958 William A. Wellman USA Go, Get 'em! The True Adventures of an American Aviator of the Lafayette Flying Corps (uncredited) William A. Wellman (uncredited) 1918 Memoir
The Blue Max 1966 John Guillermin UK The Blue Max Jack D. Hunter 1964 Novel
Billy Bishop Goes to War 1982 ? Canada & UK Billy Bishop Goes to War John Gray &
Eric Peterson
1978 Musical

Naval operations [edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
No Man's Land 1918 Will S. Davis USA No Man's Land Louis Joseph Vance 1910 Novel
Hell Below 1933 Jack Conway USA Pigboats Edward Ellsberg 1931 Novel
Brown on Resolution 1935 Walter Forde UK Brown on Resolution "C. S. Forester" 1929 Novel
The Spy in Black 1939 Michael Powell UK The Spy in Black J. Storer Clouston 1917 Novel
The African Queen 1952 John Huston UK & USA The African Queen "C.S. Forester" 1935 Novel
Shout at the Devil 1976 Peter R. Hunt UK Shout at the Devil Wilbur Smith 1968 Novel
Moonzund
Моонзунд
1987 Aleksandr Muratov USSR Moonzund Valentin Pikul 1975 Novel

Military intelligence and Espionage [edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Case of Colonel Redl 1931 Karl Anton Germany & Czechoslovakia Der Fall des Generalstabschefs Redl Egon Erwin Kisch 1924 Non-fiction
Secret Agent 1936 Alfred Hitchcock UK Ashenden; or, The British Agent W. Somerset Maugham 1928 Stories
Secret Document: Vienna
Fusillé à l'aube
1950 André Haguet France Fusillé à l'aube "Maurice Dekobra" 1931 Novel
Ashenden 1991 Christopher Morahan UK Ashenden; or, The British Agent W. Somerset Maugham 1928 Stories
The Thirty Nine Steps 1978 Don Sharp UK The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan 1915 Novel
The 39 Steps 2008 James Hawes UK The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan 1915 Novel

Military hospitals [edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
A Farewell to Arms 1932 Frank Borzage USA A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway 1929 Novel[2]
A Farewell to Arms 1957 Charles Vidor USA A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway 1929 Novel[2]
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man 1962 Martin Ritt USA Nick Adams stories Ernest Hemingway 1920s Stories
Johnny Got His Gun 1971 Dalton Trumbo USA Johnny Got His Gun Dalton Trumbo 1939 Novel
Testament of Youth 1979 ? UK Testament of Youth Vera Brittain 1933 Memoir
The Return of the Soldier 1982 Alan Bridges UK The Return of the Soldier Rebecca West 1918 Novel
In Love and War 1996 Richard Attenborough USA Hemingway in Love and War: the Lost Diary of Agnes von Kurowsky, Her Letters and Correspondence of Ernest Hemingway Henry S. Villard & James Nagel (editors) 1989 [5] Diary
Regeneration 1997 Gillies MacKinnon UK & Canada Regeneration Pat Barker 1991 Novel
The Officers' Ward 2001 François Dupeyron France The Officers' Ward Marc Dugain 1998 Novel

Military justice and Courts-martial [edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Paths of Glory 1957 Stanley Kubrick UK & USA Paths of Glory Humphrey Cobb 1935 Novel
King & Country 1964 Joseph Losey UK Return to the Wood (uncredited) & Hamp J.L. Hodson & John Wilson 196? & 196? Novel & Play
The Wars 1983 Robin Phillips Canada The Wars Timothy Findley 1977 Novel
Le Pantalon 1997 Yves Boisset France Le Pantalon Alain Scoff 1982 Non-fiction
A Very Long Engagement 2004 Jean-Pierre Jeunet France & USA Un long dimanche de fiançailles "Sébastien Japrisot" 1991 Novel
POWs
Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Case of Sergeant Grischa 1930 Herbert Brenon USA The Case of Sergeant Grischa[2] & Der Streit um den Sergeanten Grischa Arnold Zweig 1927 Novel
Der Streit um den Sergeanten Grischa 1968 Helmut Schiemann East Germany The Case of Sergeant Grischa
Der Streit um den Sergeanten Grischa
Arnold Zweig 1927 Novel
Die Frau und der Fremde 1985 Rainer Simon East Germany Karl und Anna Leonhard Frank 1927 Novella

Atrocities[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Ravished Armenia aka Armenia Crucified 1919 Oscar Apfel USA Ravished Armenia; the Story of Aurora Mardiganian ... Aurora Mardiganian & Henry Leyford Gates 1918? Non-fiction
Life Triumphs
Նահապետ
1977 Henrik Malyan USSR
(Armenian SSR)
? from Spitak Girquh Hrachya Kochar 1965 Novel
40 Days of Musa Dagh 1982 Sarky Mouradian USA Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh Franz Werfel 1933 Novel
Ararat 2002 Atom Egoyan Canada An American Physician in Turkey: A Narrative of Adventures in Peace and War Clarence Douglas Ussher 1917 Non-fiction
Waiting for the Clouds
Περιμένοντας τα Σύννεφα
2004 Yeşim Ustaoğlu Germany, Greece, Turkey,[6] France, Japan Tamama: The Missing Girl of Pontos
Ταμάμα
George Andreadis Γιώργος Ανδρεάδης 1993 Novel

Demobilization[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Bolshevism on Trial 1919 Harley Knoles USA Comrades Rev. Thomas F. Dixon Jr. 1909 Novel
The Road Back 1937 James Whale USA The Road Back Erich Maria Remarque 1931 Novel
Three Comrades 1938 Frank Borzage USA Three Comrades Erich Maria Remarque 1937 Novel
The Razor's Edge 1984 John Byrum USA The Razor's Edge W. Somerset Maugham 1944 Novel
The Garden of Eden 2008 John Irvin UK The Garden of Eden Ernest Hemingway 1986 Novel
The Mating Call 1928 James Cruze USA The Mating Call (?) Rex Beach 192? Novel

Resistance movements [edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Le héros de la Marne
La Famille Lefrançois
1938 André Hugon France La Famille Lefrançois (?) Paul Achard 193? Novel
Guerrilla Brigade
Всадники
1939 Igor Savchenko
Игорь Савченко
USSR Vsadniki Yuri Yanovsky 193? Novel

Home front [edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Mountain of Diamonds 1991 Jeannot Szwarc Italy, France, Germany The Burning Shore Wilbur Smith 1985 Novel
Carrington 1995 Christopher Hampton UK & France Lytton Strachey: The New Biography Michael Holroyd 1994 Biography
A Little Princess 1995 Alfonso Cuarón USA A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett 1905 Novel
Two Soldiers 2003 Aaron Schneider USA "Two Soldiers" William Faulkner 1942 Story

Refugees[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Life Triumphs
Նահապետ
1977 Henrik Malyan USSR
(Armenian SSR)
? from Spitak Girquh Hrachya Kochar 1965 Novel
Austeria & Austeria 1983 Jerzy Kawalerowicz Poland Austeria Julian Stryjkowski 1966 Novel
Mayrig 1991 Henri Verneuil France Mayrig Henri Verneuil 198? Novel

Neutral powers[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Füsilier Wipf. Aus der schweizerischen Grenzbesetzung 1914/1918 1938 Leopold Lindtberg & Hermann Haller Switzerland Füsilier Wipf. Eine Geschichte aus dem schweizerischen Grenzdienst Robert Faesi 1917 Novel

Yaqui-Mexican War (1916-1927)[7][edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
100 Rifles 1969 Tom Gries USA 100 Rifles Robert MacLeod 196? Novel

Russian Revolution (1917)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Events Portrayed
Nicholas and Alexandra 1971 Franklin J. Schaffner UK Nicholas and Alexandra: An Intimate Account of the Last of the Romanovs and the Fall of Imperial Russia Robert K. Massie 1967 Non-fiction February Revolution
Scarlet Dawn 1932 William Dieterle USA Revolt Mary C. McCall Jr. 192? Novel
An Unusual Summer
Первые радости
1956 Vladimir Basov Vladimir Basov USSR Pervye radosti Konstantin Fedin 192? Novel
Doctor Zhivago 1965 David Lean USA Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak 1957 Novel
Dauriya Даурия 1971 Viktor Tregubovich USSR Dauriya Konstantin Sedykh 1942–1948 Novel
No Ordinary Summer
Первые радости
1977 Grigori Nikulin USSR Pervye radosti Konstantin Fedin 192? Novel
Lenin: The Train 1988 Damiano Damiani Italy, France, West Germany, Austria Lenin's Mistress Michael Pearson 198? Novel
October 1928 Sergei Eisenstein & Grigori Aleksandrov USSR Ten Days that Shook the World John Reed 1919 Non-fiction/
Memoir
Reds 1981 Warren Beatty USA Ten Days that Shook the World (uncredited) John Reed (uncredited) 1919 Non-fiction/
Memoir
Krasnye kolokola, film vtoroy - Ya videl rozhdenie novogo mira 1983 Sergei Bondarchuk Italy, USSR, Mexico Ten Days that Shook the World John Reed 1919 Memoir

Russian Civil War (1917-1921)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Storm Over Asia
Потомок Чингисхана
1928 Vsevolod Pudovkin USSR "Potomok Chingis-khana"
Потомок Чингисхана
Ivan Novokshonov 192? Story
Chapaev
Чапаев
1934 Georgi Vasilyev &
Sergei Vasilyev
USSR Chapaev Dmitri Furmanov 192? Novel/Memoir
Unforgettable 1919
Незабываемый 1919-й
1952 Mikheil Chiaureli USSR Nezabyvaemyy god 1919 Vsevolod Vishnevsky 1949 Play
An Unusual Summer
Необыкновенное лето
1957 Vladimir Basov USSR Neobyknovennoye leto Konstantin Fedin 192? Novel
The Colt
Жеребёнок
1959 Vladimir Fetin USSR "Zherebyonok" Mikhail Sholokhov 192? Story
Commissar
Комиссар
1967 Aleksandr Askoldov USSR "In the Town of Berdichev" Vasily Grossman 1934 Story
The Flight
Бег
1970 Aleksandr Alov & Vladimir Naumov USSR Flight Mikhail Bulgakov 1928 Play
Coup de Grâce
Der Fangschuß
1976 Volker Schlöndorff France & West Germany Coup de Grâce Marguerite Yourcenar 1939 Novel
No Ordinary Summer
Необыкновенное лето
1979 Grigori Nikulin USSR Neobyknovennoye leto Konstantin Fedin 192? Novel

Operations[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Forty-First
Сорок первый
1927 Yakov Protazanov USSR The Forty-First Boris Lavrenyov 1924 Novel
The Forty-First
Сорок первый
1956 Grigori Chukhrai USSR The Forty-First Boris Lavrenyov 1924 Novel

Finnish Civil War (1918)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Nuorena nukkunut 1937 Teuvo Tulio Finland The Maid Silja Frans Eemil Sillanpää 1931 Novel
Silja – nuorena nukkunut
Silja – nuorena nukkunut
1956 Jack Witikka Finland The Maid Silja Frans Eemil Sillanpää 1931 Novel

Latvian War of Independence (1918-1920)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Coup de Grâce
Der Fangschuß
1976 Volker Schlöndorff France &
West Germany
Coup de Grâce Marguerite Yourcenar 1939 Novel

Irish War of Independence (1919-1921)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Informer 1929 Arthur Robison UK The Informer Liam O'Flaherty 1925 Novel
The Informer 1935 John Ford USA The Informer Liam O'Flaherty 1925 Novel
Shake Hands with the Devil 1959 Michael Anderson Ireland & USA Shake Hands with the Devil Rearden Conner 19?? Novel
The Dawning 1988 Robert Knights UK The Old Jest Jennifer Johnston 1979 Novel
Troubles 1988 Christopher Morahan UK Troubles J.G. Farrell 1970 Novel

Irish Civil War (1922-1923)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Last September 1999 Deborah Warner UK The Last September Elizabeth Bowen 1929 Novel

Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
Küçük Ağa 1983 Yücel Çakmaklı Turkey Küçük Ağa Tarık Buğra 1963 Novel

Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
1922 1978 Nikos Koundouros Greece To noumero 31328
Το νούμερο 31328
Ilias Venezis 1931 Novel
Strike the Whore
Vurun Kahpeye
1949 Lütfi Akad Turkey Kill the Whore
Vurun Kahpeye
Halide Edip Adıvar 1926 Novel
Vurun Kahpeye 1964 Orhan Aksoy Turkey Kill the Whore
Vurun Kahpeye
Halide Edip Adıvar 1926 Novel
Vurun Kahpeye 1973 Halit Refiğ Turkey Kill the Whore
Vurun Kahpeye
Halide Edip Adıvar 1926 Novel

Rif War (1920-1926)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
La Bandera 1935 Julien Duvivier France La Bandera "Pierre Mac Orlan" 1931 Novel
Renegades 1930 Victor Fleming USA Le Renégat André Armandy 192? Novel

Cristero War (1926-1929)[edit]

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type
The Fugitive 1947 John Ford USA The Power and the Glory Graham Greene 1940 Novel
The Power and the Glory 1961 Marc Daniels USA The Power and the Glory Graham Greene 1940 Novel
No One Writes to the Colonel [8] 1999 Arturo Ripstein Mexico No One Writes to the Colonel Gabriel García Márquez 1961 Novella

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, the source for film information is the IMDb.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Farrère interceded in the assassination of French President Doumer by a Russian exile in May 1932, and was twice wounded.
    French Wikipédia: « Le 6 mai 1932, s’interposant entre le président Doumer et son assassin Paul Gorgulov, il est blessé de deux balles dans le bras. »
  2. ^ a b c d e f Faulks, Sebastian and Jörg Hensgen. The Vintage Book of War Stories, Vintage, London, 1999.
  3. ^ The French title Debout les morts! could be translated roughly as Get Up, Dead Guys! or perhaps as The dead! Arise!
  4. ^ Recommended by John Keegan. Source: Keegan (q.v.).:71
  5. ^ Publication details for this title have been confirmed by the catalogue of the US Library of Congress.
    Source: Library of Congress Online Catalog.
  6. ^ Source: DVD opening credits, for the list of originating sovereign states.
  7. ^ Source: A Short History of the Yaqui Indians, Edith te Wechel, and Yaqui: A Short History, Edith te Wechel.
  8. ^ The novel does not take place precisely during the Cristero War, but during a later anti-Catholic period of the Maximato.

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