Combat! (1966): S04E26 – Hills Are for Heroes, Part 02


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

This two part Combat! episode is the quintessential story of the futility of war as viewed through the eyes of surviving infantrymen.

Lieutenant Hanley has the support of a tank to help his platoon to take the hill. However, the tank is destroyed by a German bazooka. Now Hanley plans to use the shield of the tank to attack the German bunker also with a bazooka.

Part 01 here.

Combat! Series

You can find a full index for Combat! Series 04 here.

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 08 March 1966.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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