Combat!

  • 1962
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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 2, Episode 28 The Short Day of Private Putnam

Replacement Orville Putnam (Beau Bridges) has two things to hide from his fellow soldiers: he's interested in botany---and he's 15 years old. Lilyan Chauvin. Harvey: Robert Sampson. Saunders: Vic Morrow.

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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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