Combat! (1967): S05E24 – Jonah


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.


While on patrol, Lieutenant Hanley’s newest replacement, Hank Dolan [Tom Simcox] is a man who believes he is cursed to cause the deaths of the men around him. A series of mishaps where those with him are killed whilst he is untouched leaves the other patrol members starting to believe he is right. During an attack on a German observation post Dolan is wounded and no one else is hurt making them realise he was not a Jonah.

Combat! Series

You can find a full index for Combat! Series 05 here.

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Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 07 March 1967.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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