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The Digression Podcast

Chris and Jody are Air Force vets who enjoy military history and folklore. This is their podcast. They tell stories. They digress. A lot.

May 19, 2023

Since WWII ended, thousands of movies have explored every conceivable aspect of the conflict. But how often do these films get the story right, let alone the "feel" of the period and the "look" of the uniforms, weapons, cars, landscape, strategy, and tactics? That's the question we're asking in this episode as we present the TOP 10 Most Realistic WWII Movies. Enjoy!

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Pictured: Robert Mitchum as BG Norman Cota in The Longest Day

The Dam Busters

The Longest Day

Tora! Tora! Tora!


Das Boot

Band of Brothers


Letters from Iwo Jima