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 5, Episode 23 Nightmare on the Red Ball Run

A tyrannical sergeant, snipers and a very dangerous cargo plague Kirby and Littlejohn as they drive explosive-laden trucks through German-held terrain. Rose: Claude Akins. Littlejohn: Dick Peabody. Kirby: Jack Hogan. Major: John Carter.

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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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