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The best World War II games

World War II was one of deadliest wars in history and one of the most well known: everyone knows about Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Churchill and the horrors that happened during that conflict. A lot of games are set during that time and in the areas of the world where World War II took place, mainly combat flight simulators, wargames and strategy games in general.

Most popular World War II games

Axis and Allies
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Spear of Destiny
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Das Boot: German U-Boat Simulation

DOS1990protected4.3/5 Artech Studios
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Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

DOS19894.3/5 LucasArts
Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain is an abandoned historical combat flight simulation game set in Great Britain (obviously) during World War 2. Their Finest Hour was designed by Lawrence Holland, developed and released by LucasArts in 1989 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST.
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Heroes of the 357th

DOS19924.3/5 Midnight Software
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Battlehawks 1942

DOS19884.3/5 LucasArts
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Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe

DOS19914.3/5 LucasArts
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Overlord

DOS19944.3/5 Rowan Software
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Aces Over Europe

DOS19934.3/5 Dynamix
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Evasive Action

DOS19934.3/5 Particle Systems
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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Windows XP/98/951998protected4.3/5 Pyro Studios
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Aces of the Pacific

DOS19924.2/5 Dynamix
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1942: The Pacific Air War

DOS1994protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Dogfight: 80 Years of Aerial Warfare

DOS19934.2/5 Vektor graphics
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Steel Panthers

DOS19954.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Steel Panthers is the first game in the Steel Panthers series. It was released in 1995 by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). This initial release laid the foundation for the series and introduced players to the turn-based tactical wargame experience that would be further developed in subsequent titles. The game focused on armored warfare and featur...
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The Train Escape to Normandy

DOS1988protected4.2/5 Artech Studios
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Dogs of War

Windows XP/98/951996demo4.2/5 Software Engineering
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Gary Grigsby's Pacific War

DOS1992protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Rocket Ranger

DOS1988protected4.2/5 Cinemaware
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Silent Service 2

DOSMac1990protected4.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Aces of the deep

DOS19944.2/5 Dynamix
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B-17 Flying Fortress

DOS19924.2/5 MicroProse Software
B-17 Flying Fortress is a single-player historical combat flight simulation game designed by Mike Brunton, developed and released by MicroProse Software in 1992 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST. As the title suggests, it's a simulation of the B-17 heavy bomber, set during World War II. Flight is not the only aspect of the game you are involved with: you...
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101: The Airborne Invasion of Normandy

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Empire Interactive
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Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19854.2/5 Muse Software
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Axis and Allies: Iron Blitz

Windows XP/98/9519994.2/5 Wargaming West
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Spear of Destiny

DOS19924.2/5 id software
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Axis and Allies

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Wargaming West
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Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.2/5 Pyro Studios
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Panzer General

DOS1994protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Panger General is a turn based strategy wargame developed by SSI set in World War 2. The player can choose Axis or Allies and fight against the AI or another human player in more than 30 scenarios on a classic hex based map.
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GATO

DOS19844.1/5 Spectrum HoloByte
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UMS 2: Nations at War

DOSMac19904.1/5 Intergalactic Development
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V for victory: Market-Garden

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Atomic Games