Abandonware DOS title

Games set during World War II sorted by release date

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

Wolfenstein 3D
shooterDOS, Mac OS
Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines
strategyWindows XP/98/95
Aces of the deep
vehicle simulationDOS
tigersinsnow-4

The Battle of the Bulge: Tigers in the Snow

DOS1982protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
battle-for-normandy-02

Battle for Normandy

DOS1983protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
knights-of-the-desert-03

Knights of the Desert

DOS1983protected3.8/5 Tactical Design Group
battleformidway-1

Midway Campaign

DOS19834/5 Microcomputer Games Inc.
castle-wolfenstein-04

Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19844.1/5 Muse Software
gato-05

GATO

DOS19844/5 Spectrum HoloByte
beyond-castle-wolfenstein-04

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19854/5 Muse Software
crusade-in-europe-01

Crusade in Europe

DOS19853.9/5 MicroProse Software
decision_desert-05

Decision in the Desert

DOS19853.8/5 MicroProse Software
operation-market-garden-01

Operation Market Garden

DOS1985protected3.7/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
silentservice-splash

Silent Service

DOSMac OS1985protecteddemo4/5 MicroProse Software
Silent Service is a submarine simulation game developed and published by MicroProse. The first game in the series, Silent Service, was released in 1985. It was designed by Sid Meier and inspired by his interest in naval history. The game focused on simulating the experience of commanding a U.S. submarine during World War II in the Pacific...
dambusters-1

The Dam busters

DOS19854/5 Sydney Development
desert-rats-03

Desert Rats

DOS19863.9/5 Cases Computer Simulations
thegreatescape-1

The Great Escape

DOS1986protected4.1/5 Denton Designs
As a prisoner of war, you must find a way to escape a prison in Germany in 1942. The prisoner has a daily routine which will follow if not controlled by the player for a certain amount of time.
ace-of-aces-02

Ace of Aces

DOS19873.9/5 Artech Studios
b24-combat-sim-04

B-24 Combat Simulator

DOS1987protected3.5/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
into-the-eagles-nest-02

Into the Eagle's Nest

DOS19873.9/5 Pandora
kampfgruppe-05

Kampfgruppe

DOS1987protected3.6/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
pattonvsrommel-1

Patton vs. Rommel

DOS19874/5 Electronic Arts
arnhem-01

Arnhem: The Market Garden Operation

DOS19883.1/5 Cases Computer Simulations
battlehawks1942-04

Battlehawks 1942

DOS19884.2/5 LucasArts
rocketranger-7

Rocket Ranger

DOS1988protected4.2/5 Cinemaware
the-train-escape-to-normandy-02

The Train Escape to Normandy

DOS1988protected4.2/5 Artech Studios
up-periscope-02

Up Periscope!

DOS19884.1/5 Actionsoft
vulcan-04

Vulcan: The Tunisian Campaign

DOS19883.8/5 Cases Computer Simulations
action-north-atlantic-02

Action in the North Atlantic

DOS19894.1/5 General Quarters Software
dive-bomber-01

Dive Bomber

DOS19894/5
sherman-m4-03

Sherman M4

DOS19894.1/5 Loriciels
battle-of-britain-05

Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

DOS19894.2/5 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.