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Welcome to the war films task force, a joint venture of the Film and Military history WikiProjects. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.

Scope[edit]

This task force covers all war films, which is to say all films concerned with historical warfare. This includes both films that depict actual events in military history (whether accurately or otherwise), as well as films that focus on fictional events but depict actual historical militaries or for which a discussion of real military influence is applicable; see WP:MILHIST#SCOPE for more details.

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding both parameters to the project banners at the top of its talk page:

This will automatically place it into Category:War films task force articles.

Participants[edit]

If you approach anyone from this list for advice or help, please check their contributions first to check if they've edited recently. This list may contain people who have not edited Wikipedia in a long time.

  1. Bedford (talk · contribs)
  2. Codrinb (talk · contribs) - Interested especially in films depicting ancient warfare. Working on List of Romanian historical films
  3. Deon Steyn (talk · contribs)
  4. TeriEmbrey (talk · contribs)
  5. ZappaOMati (talk · contribs)
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Article statistics[edit]

The table to the right shows the current article assessment statistics for this task force.

A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

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Resources[edit]

  • Davenport, Robert B. (October 2003). The Encyclopedia of War Movies: A Complete Guide to Movies about Wars of the 20th Century. Checkmark Books. ISBN 0816044791.