Combat! Season 5

Season 5

Combat! Season 5

First Air Date: September 13, 1966

First Aired on    :   1966
Episodes    :   25 episodes



Episodes

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5x25 The Partisan (March 14, 1967)


A wonded Caje is captured-A wonded Saunders try to get help from a blind girl & her boyfriend (a deserter) to rescue Caje from the Germans & back to the American lines


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5x24 Jonah (March 07, 1967)


A new man believes he is bad luck and when things start happening the other in the squard start believing him.


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5x23 Nightmare on the Red Ball Run (February 28, 1967)


Kirby & Littlejohn agrees to help Rosie drive his trucks. After they agree to help, they find out that the trucks are carrying ammo. They must get the trucks to the front, where they are almost out of ammunition. While trying to get there they run into many delays including the enemy.


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5x22 A Little Jazz (February 21, 1967)


A USO jaz troupe, led by an arrogant Bernie Wallace, causes Saunders trouble. Saunders rescues them from a German attack and their gratitude is underwhelming.


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5x21 The Masquers (February 14, 1967)


o one can tell friend from foe as Germans infiltrate dressed as Allied solders. Kirby separated from the squad interrogates Driskoll an American GI who thinks Kirby is a German.


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5x20 The Gantlet (February 07, 1967)


Captured by Germans, Saunders is placed aboard a prison train bound for Germany. He escapes and is saddled with Sgt. Decker, who would have been content to sit out the war in a POW camp.


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5x19 Encounter (January 31, 1967)


Capt. Cole (James Daily) is Reunited with his son Jack (James MacArthur).The Capt. hadn't seen his son in years. Jack now a reporter, sent to the front to cover the war. The squard assignment is to help the Capt. find the best place to build a pluntune bridge. While encountering the Germans at a farmhouse. Jack & his Father (Capt. Cole) are able to mind their fences. Jack get his story. A father & son find each other again.


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5x18 Anniversary (January 24, 1967)


A French resistance fighter who has lost his wife and daughter in the war becomes a lone avenger killing Americans and Germans alike.


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5x17 Gadjo (January 17, 1967)


French gypsies vie with Saunders' squad over possession of a German prisoner. The German officer slaughtered their camp of 78 men, women, and children and the gypsies want revenge.


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5x16 Entombed (January 03, 1967)


After rescuing captive French resistance fighters, the squad regroups in an abandoned mine. When the Germans attack, Germans, French, and Americans are all trapped. They form a pact to work together to dig their way out of the cave, and soldiers learn something about the humanity of the enemy.


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5x15 The Furlough (December 27, 1966)


When Private Vincent is killed shortly before he is to go on a week's furlough, Saunders travels to England to deliver his bequest to Ann Tinsley, the director of an orphanage. During his time in London, he gets to know the children, and sees how they have suffered during the war. In addition, he becomes friendly with Ann, and an attraction begins to develop between them.


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5x14 Cry for Help (December 20, 1966)


On a mission to destroy an observation post, Hanley's patrol encounter a German machine gun nest, losing two men and picking up a German medic.


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5x13 The Bankroll (December 13, 1966)


After an exhausting 24 hour pass that left him broke, hungover, and happy, Kirby gets a new guy to back him in a poker game.


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5x12 Gulliver (December 06, 1966)


A group of children finds a wounded Littlejohn. They take him to where they live. Then they try to sell him to the Americans & the Germans


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5x11 Conflict (November 29, 1966)


Exhaustion and lack of sleep cause a breakdown of morale in Saunder's squad. After two days of continuous patrol in bad weather, Caje and Littlejohn are at each others throats.


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5x10 The Outsider (November 22, 1966)


The squad don't take to the new man Cully a Hillbilly from Virginia. Littlejohn befriends Cully and tries to get the others to give Cully a chance. When the Germans are spotted heading for the town Littlejohn goes looking for Cully, who has gone back to look for his money. Cully gets back to the OP (unaware of the Germans) wanting to know if anyone seen his money. Leaving Littlejohn to face the enemy alone.


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5x09 Decision (November 15, 1966)


Pvt. Harris is sent to go out with the squad as a demolition man.The asignment is to blow up a radio station. On the way Doc finds out that Harris is a Doc. After the second asignment Harris must make a decision if he want to be a Doc. or run away from what he is.


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5x08 Headcount (November 01, 1966)


Saunders is saddled with 18 German prisoners with only four men to guard them. Transporting them by foot, he encounters unexpected hazards and complications from a mysterious prisoner, Corporal Wiltz, who had allowed himself to be captured.


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5x07 The Letter (October 25, 1966)


A replacement arrives that reminds Saunders of his kid brother, who he just found out has dropped out of high school and enlisted.


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5x06 A Child's Game (October 18, 1966)


The squad must find a way to get a squad of teens to surrender. With time running out Saunders lets their leader go back in to talk them out.


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5x05 The Chapel at Able-Five (October 11, 1966)


Saunders is blinded and a companion killed by a land mine explosion as they attempt to get vital information back to their lines. The blinded Saunders is rescued by a German chaplain who pretends to be English to get Saunder's help in carrying a wounded German captain to safety.


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5x04 The Brothers (October 04, 1966)


Hanley & his men join up with 2 members of the underground. 2 brothers, the elder-the head of the underground in the area, the youngest-who follows his brother, but! really don't have what it takes to be part of the underground. The elder refuses to see his younger brother is not cut out for the kind of life they live. When he realize that his brother not cut out for this life it to late.


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5x03 Ollie Joe (September 27, 1966)


Ollie Joe's Lt. dies before he can Worn Saunders about Ollie. Saunders realize that something not right with Ollie. When he pulls his gun on Sarge & calls him Lt. Saunders put 2&2 together & comes up what was wrong. With Ollie dying Saunders tell him that he was GI perfect


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5x02 The Losers (September 20, 1966)


This is Combat's version of The Dirty Dozen. Saunders & Littlejohn arrives in a town to pick up 6 men. They find that everyone is leaving or has left. They find 4 prisoners locked in a cell. Saunders decides to use these men to finish the mission he & Littlejohn were sent to do.


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5x01 The Gun (September 13, 1966)


After their tank is distorted Saunders decide to use a German gun to blow up a German bunker. They have to push the gun to the target. When things start going wrong the men start believing the gun a jinx.




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