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Generation War

Generation War
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3 episodes in this series

Episode 1 A Different Time
On the eve of the Russian invasion in 1941, five German friends gather in Berlin before going separate ways: army lieutenant Wilhelm, his intellectual brother Friedhelm, nurse Charlotte, Jewish tailor…
Episode 2 A Different War
As the war progresses, the soldiers realize they are not fighting the war that they expected. Charlotte and Greta must live with the consequences of their choices, and Viktor and…
Episode 3 Generation War
The German army begins to retreat from the Eastern Front, and all five friends must decide who to side with in order to survive and fulfill their pledge to reunite…

Comments (2)

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I cannot tell whether this series was supposed to be based on real people or not, but the implausibly many chance encounters suggest not. Nonetheless, Generation War offers a complex, thoughtful depiction of war as corruption, which scars everyone it touches--whether physically or morally. ...Read more

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It was entertaining enough however I didn't feel I really learned much about the German experience of WW II. I thought it was more of a Hollywood-like TV miniseries drama "set in" WW II, than a movie about WW II.