Chestnut Lodge Wargames Group

Movies: Contemporary Period 1954-1967


Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962)

L’ennemi intime (Intimate enemies) 2007) (Jaap Boender)

A drama following a French platoon during Algeria’s war of independence.


The Congo Crisis (1961)

The Siege of Jadotville (2016) (Jaap Boender)

  1. Congo. Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a standoff with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries.


Six-Day War/ Arab-Israeli War 1967

Valley of Tears (2020) (Terry Martin) TV Series

On 6th October 1973, the Middle East was shaken by the biggest war it had ever seen. A war that should have been the last one, and that forever changed the region.



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