Combat! (1965): S03E29 – Billy the Kid


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 very large German railroad artillery gun is causing havoc with the American advance. When not firing, it is moved by rail from one secluded cave to another, and no one has been able to spot the gun so it can be targeted and eliminated. Artillery Lieutenant William Benton and Sergeant Stoner are sent to link up with Sergeant Saunders’ squad which will serve as an escort to establish a forward observation post to find the German gun and report its location for targeting. When alone with Saunders’ men, Sergeant Stoner is quick to tell everyone that Benton is the son of the famous Lieutenant …

Combat! Series

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Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 06 April 1965.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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