Combat!

  • 1962
  • TV Show
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An unusually realistic (for the 1960s) WWII drama following a U.S. Army infantry platoon after the D-Day invasion. Superbly acted and photographed, the series also made effective use of actual combat footage. Some of its best episodes were written and directed by Robert Altman, who, three years after the series left the air, directed the movie version o (more…)

Season 3, Episode 15 Birthday Cake

German-speaking Private Cantrell (Phillip Pine), due for a leave, is most unhappy about being assigned to a dangerous wire-tapping mission. Vic Morrow. Kirby: Jack Hogan. Littlejohn: Dick Peabody.

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  • Premise: An unusually realistic (for the 1960s) WWII drama following a U.S. Army infantry platoon after the D-Day invasion. Superbly acted and photographed, the series also made effective use of actual combat footage. Some of its best episodes were written and dire… (more)

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