Combat! (1964): S03E14 – The Town That Went Away


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

Like “The Party,” this is another episode strictly for laughs. The squad is sent to evacuate the French village of Bonaire, but the villagers do not want to evacuate. The village’s main industry is the production of cognac, and they do not want any “foreigners” to interfere. They disguise the distillery as a monastery, and they proceed to hide the cognac in a nearby cave without the squad members finding out. It’s all tongue in cheek instead of the usual drama of firefights and terror. Like “The Party,” three good looking gals are featured in this episode, and …

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: 22 December 1964.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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