Combat! is an American television drama series that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The exclamation point in Combat! was depicted on-screen as a stylised bayonet. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II.
In a flashback story told as the men rest on a rainy night, Sergeant Saunders recalls the experiences of himself and several other men on the day of the D-Day invasion, including tales about Braddock, who won the platoon pool for when the invasion would take place; Doc Walton, who was reluctant to go into battle; Caje (called “Caddie” in this episode), who is accompanied by another Cajun; and Lieutenant Hanley, who at the time was still a sergeant, and had little battle experience compared to Saunders. Following the landing, the men move inland and come upon a farmstead held by …
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 18 December 1962.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.