We seem to be obsessed with superheroes these days -- but on Veterans Day, we recognize the true American heroes. Thanks to cinema, civilians have been able to get a closer look at what war is really like, with all the horrors and the heartbreaks. The best of these war movies have been recognized by the Academy and the American Film Institute as some of the top films of all time. So this week, take a break from re-watching The Avengers
and pop in one of these five movies about real American heroes, who don't need fancy suits or super powers to save the world.
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