Books and Films

The service given and sacrifices made during the Second World War have inspired many books and films. Here’s a selection which you may enjoy…


Fiction Books

The book Thief, by Markus Zusak

All the Light we Cannot See , by Anthony Doerr

The English Patient, by Michael Ondaatje

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne


Non-Fiction Books

Band of Brothers, by Stephen E. Ambrose

Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank

Ghost Soldiers, by Hampton Sides

Stalingrad, by Anthony Beevor



Schindler’s List (1993)

The Imitation Game (2014)

Dunkirk (2017)

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

The Pianist (2002)

The Railway Man (2013)