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.
During a heavy firefight and facing overwhelming numbers the Allies are being beaten back. One of the German’s shot during the firefight detonates a grenade behind the Sergeant who is deafened by the blast. Alone and lost Sergeant Saunders tries to make his way back to American lines. Unable to hear anything, he is almost shot by a German patrol, but manages to get away. He finds a small dog that becomes attached to him and acts as his ears until it is killed by a German that surprises them. Saunders manages to take the German prisoner and tries to use him to guide back to …
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 26 October 1965.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.