Combat! (1964): S03E01 – Mountain Men


Introduction

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.

Outline

A belligerent hermit is the only one who can guide Saunders through a treacherous mountain route, so Hanley’s company can follow. The Frenchman claims his family was ripped apart in World War I, so he is sitting World War II out at the top of a mountain. The huge Francois is very itchy on the trigger toward Saunders and his troops. Is Francois a Nazi collaborator leading the dog-faces into a trap, or a dangerous misanthrope?

Combat! Series

You can find a full index for Combat! Series 03 here.

You can find a full index and overview of Combat! here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 15 September 1964.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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