Combat! Season 1
S01 E01Oct 2, 1962
Forgotten Front Oct 2, 1962 Saunders and his men go in to find out what happened to the patrol that was sent to get location of a German big gun. The find a German deserter hidden in the dye factory and all of the Black Rook patrol dead. Saunders must decide if the prisoner lives or dies when the squad make their escape.
S01 E02Oct 9, 1962
Rear Echelon Commandos Oct 9, 1962 On the frontline, the squad receives three new replacements straight from rear echelon duty in England. They are Gainsborough (a scared, overweight cook), Temple (an equally scared ex-ballet dancer), and Crown (a radio announcer whose cocky attitude masks his fear). Saunders reluctantly takes these newcomers on a dangerous recon mission and discovers that his survival depends on the ingenuity of these misfits.
S01 E03Oct 16, 1962
Lost Sheep, Lost Shepherd Oct 16, 1962 Jeffrey Hunter stars in "Lost Sheep, Lost Shepherd" as tanker Sgt. Dane, a man mad at the world, mad at the war, and mad at God. He's not too thrilled with Hanley and Saunders, either. During the breakthrough, Hanley and a squad of men become cut off behind enemy lines. They are saved from a German ambush by the unexpected appearance of Dane and his tank. Their gratitude is short-lived as Dane’s recklessness and anger takes on a savage edge and they discover the secret he can’t live with: that he’s a failed priest now turned killer.
S01 E04Oct 23, 1962
Any Second Now Oct 23, 1962 While in a French town on leave, Hanley's leg is pinned by some debris during a bombing raid. In the church building with him is an undetonated German bomb which is still timed to explode. Help arrives in the form of an British demolition expert who is suffering battle fatigue and is angry at Hanley for trying to pickup his girl at a local bar.
S01 E05Oct 30, 1962
Far from the Brave Oct 30, 1962 The squad BAR man & Saunders friend get killed. Kirby belive the Sarge going to give him the BAR. But Saunders decide to give it to the new man, a cook that had quilifided on the BAR in basic training. After the new man is killed found his reasoning for given to him didn't matter.
S01 E06Nov 13, 1962
Missing in Action Nov 13, 1962 Retrieving a downed pilot becomes even more nerve-wracking, because Lt. Hanley's battle-fatigued squad mistakenly shot the messenger who delivered the U.S. war hero pilot's whereabouts to them. Hanley doesn't want this mission, but he's assured that a grizzled Maquisard truck driver will transport them safely to the farm where French Resistance hide the wounded bomber pilot.
S01 E07Nov 20, 1962
Escape to Nowhere Nov 20, 1962 A German general calmly kills his chauffeur and forces Hanley to replace him. While playing possum behind enemy lines, the wounded Hanley was captured, then interrogated. When Hanley wouldn't cooperate, Gen. Von Strelitz took Hanley away for further questioning. Von Strelitz refuses to explain what he's plotting, and Lt. Hanley doesn't appreciate the promotion to Kapitan in the Heer.
S01 E08Nov 27, 1962
The Celebrity Nov 27, 1962 Del Packer, a famous baseball star who was drafted into the army, winds up as a replacement in the squad. While Kelly looks for a way to make some money by setting up a baseball game with a neighboring outfit, Billy--a devoted baseball fan--is awestruck to be in the same squad as one of his heroes. However, Packer has his own demons to fight, and while the other squad members are too star-struck to notice that something may be wrong, Saunders isn't.
S01 E09Dec 4, 1962
Cat and Mouse Dec 4, 1962 A worn out Sgt. Saunders must lead Sgt. Jenkins & his men into an area that had already seen lots of casualties. All but Saunders & Jenkins get killed before they reach their objective. After his capture Jenkins use it to enable Saunders to obtain the information needed.
S01 E10Dec 11, 1962
I Swear by Apollo Dec 11, 1962 A wounded Frenchman has important information. When he and another man are injured when a land mind goes off. The squad takes refuge in a Convent of Clustered Nuns. When Hanley arrives bring information that the doctor died of a heart attack on the way. Saunders and Caje goes to the village in search of the local doctor. The only doctor they find is a German doctor. They take him back with them.
S01 E11Dec 18, 1962
A Day in June Dec 18, 1962 In a flashback story told as the men rest on a rainy night, Sgt. Saunders recalls the experiences of himself and several other men on the day of the D-Day invasion, including tales about Braddock, who won the platoon pool for when the invasion would take place; Doc Walton, who was reluctant to go into battle; Caje (called "Caddie" in this episode), who is accompanied by another Cajun; and Lt. Hanley, who at the time was still a sergeant, and had little battle experience compared to Saunders. Following the landing, the men move inland and come upon a farmstead held by a squad of German infantry.
S01 E12Dec 25, 1962
The Prisoner Dec 25, 1962 Braddock, while on duty as Lt. Hanley's runner, is "appropriated" by a tough-talking, overbearing colonel as his jeep driver. Unfortunately the colonel decides to drive the jeep himself, and his reckless driving results in an accident in which both men are knocked unconscious. When Braddock awakens he is captured by a German patrol, but since he happens to be wearing the colonel's coat--which he put on to keep warm while the colonel was zooming around the countryside--the Germans think that he actually IS a colonel, and nothing Braddock can say or do will convince them otherwise.
S01 E13Jan 1, 1963
Reunion Jan 1, 1963 After the battalion pushes the Germans out of a small French town, Pvt. Paul Villers, a member of Saunders' squad, asks permission to look for his father, a French doctor. Villers' was born in France but his parents divorced when he was four and his mother, an American, took him back to the US. He knows the town they're in is where his father was born and looks for him there. It doesn't take him long to find his father, but it takes him a bit longer to find out some things about his father that he wasn't counting on.
S01 E14Jan 8, 1963
The Medal Jan 8, 1963 D'Amato and Wharton, two close friends within the platoon, become separated from the rest of the men when the platoon comes under fire from a German tank and its machine gunner. D'Amato manages to flank the armor and capture the machine gun, which he then uses against the supporting German infantry. D'Amato is wounded in the process, however, and by the time the rest of the platoon reaches the position, Wharton has taken over the machine gun -- making Lt. Hanley think that it was he, not D'Amato, who singlehandedly captured the German armor.
S01 E15Jan 15, 1963
Just for the Record Jan 15, 1963 Sgt. Saunders is taken prisoner by a German patrol, and is being transported with three other men (two Canadians and a French civilian) when they are freed by a group of Resistance fighters. The civilian turns out to be a Resistance operative as well, and with the unwitting help of a woman named Annette, who provides ration coupons, he is able to buy gasoline to transport the three Allied soldiers to Paris. Annette initially resists providing further help when they reach Paris, but reluctantly agrees to take in Saunders for a few nights -- but it seems Annette has some secrets of her own.
S01 E16Jan 22, 1963
The Volunteer Jan 22, 1963 A thirteen year old French boy wants to join the squad. After he is told he can't, he follows the squad. After Hanley is wounded -Caje tells him that he was now part of the group & his order is to see that the Lt. gets back to town. When they get back to town-they find out that the Germans are setting up a trap for the Americans. Hanley send the boy to find Saunders & the men. To tell Saunders about the Germans & radio the information to HQ.
S01 E17Jan 29, 1963
The Squad Jan 29, 1963 Saunders' and Hanley's platoon is joined by a replacement soldier from Georgia named Moseby Lovelace, who comes complete with a new set of boots that the other troops, especially Saunders, highly covet. Lovelace is eager to see action, but not interested in the ordinary work of soldiering, such as digging foxholes. He jumps at the chance to join a night reconnaissance patrol headed by Hanley that will check to see whether the Germans have pulled back their lines.
S01 E18Feb 5, 1963
Next In Command Feb 5, 1963 Ben Cooper plays Corporal Cross, the newest addiyion to the squad. For once, the new boy is a veteran. But he is tormented by a fatal mistake he'd made on another hill. That mistake has crippled him, stripping away not just his ability to fire a rifle, but his ability to be a soldier.
S01 E19Feb 12, 1963
The Chateau Feb 12, 1963 Doc, Braddock and several wounded GIs take refuge in a French château owned by a wealthy aristocrat and his daughter. The father, concerned only with saving his estate, wants no part of them and orders them off the property. Unfortunately, a strong German patrol shows up intending to use the château as an artillery observation post, and the GIs are taken prisoner. While the captured soldiers make plans to escape, the aristocrat sees a kindred spirit in the seemingly cultured German commander, but doesn't realize that the officer has designs on the château's treasures--including the aristocrat's daughter.
S01 E20Feb 19, 1963
Off Limits Feb 19, 1963 PFC Marsh run into his wife Lt. Amelia Marsh at a field hospital. He ask for a pass to spend time with her. While he waiting for his pass Kirby goes AWOL & end up at the hospital. Marsh has to go out on the mission in place of Kirby & is wounded.
S01 E21Feb 26, 1963
No Time for Pity Feb 26, 1963 Hanley and men must take town where Germans hold children hostage
S01 E22Mar 5, 1963
Night Patrol Mar 5, 1963 The squad meets up with a lieutenant living in a cave.
S01 E23Mar 12, 1963
Survival Mar 12, 1963 Hanley and the men are taken prisoners. When the encampment comes under fire. The Germans get all but Saunders out. The men use the artillery barrage to make their escape. When they get far enough away Hanley does a head count. When they find out that Saunders is not with them the men want to go back to look for him. But Hanley won't let them. Saunders follows them with both his hand badly burnt, as fire burned the ropes he was tied up with. When they raid a German camp looking for food, Kelly gets killed when he was putting on boots to replace those a German soldier took from him earlier. They get back to their lines with a delusional Saunders not far behind carrying a dead German thinking it is his brother.
S01 E24Mar 19, 1963
No Hallelujahs for Glory Mar 19, 1963 Sauders resents a female photo journalist until he sees the final results.
S01 E25Mar 26, 1963
The Quiet Warrior Mar 26, 1963 Hanley is pulled off the line and sent to London, where he discovers that he is to be used in a secret mission to aid a French physicist to escape occupied France before the Gestapo gets ahold of him. Hanley and the man's son were friends in college and Hanley spent one summer in France at the family's home and is the only man the scientist will trust--especially since it's been discovered that someone in the French resistance who is helping them is a double agent.
S01 E26Apr 2, 1963
Battle of the Roses Apr 2, 1963 A young woman who cannot face the horrors of the war isolates herself in an idyllic garden which is unscathed by German bombs and refuses to leave. Saunders attempts to evacuate her before more Germans come.
S01 E27Apr 9, 1963
Hill 256 Apr 9, 1963 Kirby on trail for running from the enemy.Sgt. Midcaff clams that Kirby ran from the enemy. Kirby said there was a machine gun nest. After Kirby convence Saunders he is telling the turth, Saunders & Caje must prove that Kirby is telling the turth about the machine gun nest.
S01 E28Apr 16, 1963
The Sniper Apr 16, 1963 A never say die German stays behind after the German withdrawal to wage his own private war, aided by a beautiful but bitter Frenchwoman who has her own reasons to hate the town that her German lover terrorizes
S01 E29Apr 23, 1963
One More for the Road Apr 23, 1963 The squad find a baby in a barn. It mother had been killed. The men don't like it because Sarge want let them bring the baby with them. Saunders gives in send Littlejohn & Doc back for the Baby. After finding out that the convent was distrored & time running out. Caje goes to a boomed out farmhouse dresses like a cilvillian to get him & the baby across the river. The rest of the squad cross downriver from the bridge. They get back to there side just as the barroge starts.
S01 E30Apr 30, 1963
The Walking Wounded Apr 30, 1963 Saunders becomes one of "The Walking Wounded" and falls under the mercies of three broken souls more deeply wounded than he.
S01 E31May 7, 1963
High Named Today May 7, 1963 Hanley, Saunders and their men are worried that the reckless bravery of a reputed one-man death-squad will get them all killed.
S01 E32May 14, 1963
No Trumpets, No Drums May 14, 1963 Caje must deal with killing a Frenchman. He does this by turning his attention to the dead mans daughter.The squad becomes worry about Caje. Sarge must find away to bring Caje back to himself. Before losing him. Saunders find what he need to bring Caje back when the town is attacked by the Germans.