ABC (ended 1967)




Episode Guide

    • The Duel
      The Duel
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Saunders and the truck driver he is riding with meet up with, and begin a duel with, a German Tiger Tank and crew.
    • Evasion
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      In an ancient castle that the Germans are using as a POW camp, Hanley's fellow prisoners provide him with a fake Albanian uniform for his escape attempt.
    • Point of View
      Point of View
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      Saunders faces a possible court-martial after a machine gun sergeant accuses him of bad judgment under fire when two of his men are killed.
    • Beneath the Ashes
      Beneath the Ashes
      Season 3 - Episode 32
      Hanley does not recall a private from patrol until the news that his wife is dying is confirmed. (At which time he will get an emergency leave.) But by then the patrol is trapped and hiding in a basement.
    • S.I.W.
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      A soldier who reputedly got two other squads annihilated via his own cowardice is transferred to Saunders' squad. Then he turns up with an apparent S.I.W. (Self-Inflicted Wound, that is), and it doesn't help when his explanation of how it happened keeps changing.
    • The Steeple
      The Steeple
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      The squad works at trying to rescue a trapped paratrooper from an occupied town.
    • Counterplay
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      Saunders is taking a radar expert to analyze a German radar installation which must be found and destroyed otherwise a large bombing raid will suffer heavy losses. But the member of the French resistance guiding the squad has been captured and replaced by the Germans.
    • Vendetta
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      Hanley and the men are rescued by a Greek colonel and his men.
    • The Leader
      The Leader
      Season 4 - Episode 31
      Saunders has to return to HQ for a meeting, leaving Kirby in charge. At first being left in charge starts going to his head. But after Caje is wounded and the phone lines are cut, things change fast. At first Kirby starts thinking what would Sarge do. But with a little encouragement from Doc, he stops thinking what would Sarge do but what would Kirby do to get out of thismoreless
    • Hills Are for Heroes (2)
      Hills Are for Heroes (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 26
    • Hills Are For Heroes (1)
      Hills Are For Heroes (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      In this 2 parter, Hanley and his men have to try and take out two bunkers. Hanley finds this almost hopeless and with Saunders wounded, (he's only able to give morale support to Hanley). Everything looks bleek for the men of King Company until they get a tank. They lose the tank but in the end, Caje and Kirby with cover of the tank take out the last bunker.moreless
    • A Gift of Hope
      A Gift of Hope
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      Saunders discovers his MIA friend believed dead from the battle of St. Lo alive and under suspicion of desertion.
    • One at a Time
      One at a Time
      Season 4 - Episode 28
      After his men are all killed by Saunders' squad, a wounded German escapes and vows to kill Saunders' men, one at a time.
    • The Impostor
      The Impostor
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      Hanley must take the place of a G-2 officer on a mission to spy on a German HQ. One of the three men he must meet has killed an American that Kirby recognized and took his unifom.
    • The Long Walk
      The Long Walk
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      The squad picks a wounded soldier, but he isn't who he seems to be. Larkin, a friend of Saunders from boot camp, learns the truth and tries to warn Saunders but is killed before he can.
    • Odyssey
      Season 3 - Episode 31
      Sgt. Saunders, wounded and trapped behind enemy lines, tries to escape by passing himself off as a shell-shocked German soldier. In his journey back to friendly lines, he encounters both a cynical German doctor and a protective German sergeant.
    • Cry in the Ruins
      Cry in the Ruins
      Season 3 - Episode 27
      In the heat of battle, Sgt. Saunders' squad and the Germans declare an uneasy truce in order to help a delirious woman free her trapped baby.
    • Headcount
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      Saunders and his men find themselves escorting German prisoners who heavily outnumber them.
    • The Pillbox
      The Pillbox
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      Lt. Hanley and a wounded soldier are trapped in a bunker with German officers.
    • Hear No Evil
      Hear No Evil
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      Sgt. Saunders, alone and deafened by a grenade, tries to make his way back to American lines.
    • Billy the Kid
      Billy the Kid
      Season 3 - Episode 29
      Sgt. Saunders is apprehensive when an untried lieutenant, the son of a famous general, tries to prove his worth by leading the squad on a mission to destroy German artillery.
    • What Are the Bugles Blowin' For? (2)
      Saunders and his men are still stuck with a surrounded British company. The British Captain (Ronald Howard) is questioned by one of his own wounded men (Pvt. Giles - James Forest) as to why they haven't retreated to safety and aid. Giles dies. The Captain then tells a German lieutenant (Erik Holland) at a parley (after being told he is surrounded by overwhelming numbers) that he intends to kill every German in the sector. A vicious series of firefights erupts, during which the Capt. is wounded. Saunders and his men basically save the company in the first, wild firefight. The Capt., after conferring with his own Sgt. Rawlings (John Alderson), gives Saunders permission to withdraw. Saunders and the unit decide to stay. After an overnight barrage, they beat back a final, uncoordinated German assault at daybreak. The German lieutenant then comes forward to surrender himself and his troops to the Capt. Lt. Hanley shows up with an American relief column; the Germans were cut off themselves. The Capt. dies. The little French kid (Philippe Chapelle) finds his sister's killer, now dead, among the German attackers.moreless
    • Barrage
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Sgt. Saunders is wounded while searching for German artillery and is aided by a deserter.
    • The Hunter
      The Hunter
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      A professional German sniper captures a wounded Kirby, and begins to hunt down Sgt. Saunders
    • 9 Place Vendee
      9 Place Vendee
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      After a booby trap kills the Captain, Lt. Hanley must take over his mission and find an American operative in a French village before the Germans find him.
    • Anatomy of a Patrol
      Anatomy of a Patrol
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      The unit's mission is to reach a downed recon aircraft (P-38), rescue the pilot if alive, and get back with the aircraft's camera and film of the German positions. At the beginning, we see that a German patrol, led by Sgt. Beckman (James Caan) has been sent on a parallel mission to capture the pilot and the film. Saunders and Beckman play a constant cat-and-mouse game, each trying to outguess, outsmart, and out-maneuver the other. Beckman, a very cagey veteran German non-com, nearly wins. Instead, he loses his life, his entire patrol, the mission, and his "game" with Saunders at the end. Saunders loses two men out of the patrol (contrasted with twelve of the Germans), and gets hot when Kirby tries to tell him how Saunders was so much smarter "than that German sergeant." Saunders never thinks of losing a man as a "win."moreless
    • Masquerade
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      James Coburn guest stars as a ruthless German spy masquerading as an American G.I. in order to get into American HQ to create havoc. When the jeep he is driving hits a land mine, Saunders and his squad bring him and two other German spies back to their Company HQ for first aid. Saunders slowly begins to suspect there is something wrong as Coburn's character makes slight mistakes while speaking and interacting with the other men.moreless
    • More Than a Soldier
      More Than a Soldier
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      Saunders runs out of tommy gun ammo while facing a German sergeant who seems his equal. His only ally is a green soldier who has never killed and can not bring himself to kill another person.
    • The First Day
      The First Day
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      The squad goes on a mission with four teen replacements all on their first day in action.
    • Cry for Help
      Cry for Help
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      Hanley's squad captures a German medic during their mission to destroy an observation post.
    • The Good Samaritan
      The Good Samaritan
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      Marsini blames Saunders for his squad being wiped out because they called for help and Saunders kept guarding a bridge that was never attacked. Later each is placed in a position where they must decide whether to leave the other behind or not.
    • Ask Me No Questions
      Ask Me No Questions
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      And I'll Tell You No Lies. A captured Saunders is placed in a group of prisoners, one of whom is a German soldier posing as a captured American to gain information.
    • The Mockingbird
      The Mockingbird
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      Lt. Hanley is deceived by a German spy who's posing as an downed American pilot in an elaborate plan to infiltrate the French underground.
    • The Convict
      The Convict
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      An escaped French convict pretends to be a resistance fighter in order to gain a direct escape out of France.
    • Retribution
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      After his sister's fiance is killed by an SS Colonel, Kirby goes after the colonel. Regulars: Kirby, Saunders, Caje, Littlejohn, Doc (2), Hanley.
    • The Masquers
      The Masquers
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      German infiltrators dressed as American and British soldiers attack. Kirby and two men dressed as Americans are captured by a British soldier who doesn't know who to trust. Is the one who shot at Kirby an infiltrator or did he think Kirby was an infiltrator? And why was the other one in handcuffs?moreless
    • The Hard Way Back
      The Hard Way Back
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      A soldier who panics under fire and leaves a trapped Saunders in a German occupied town, has second thoughts and returns to rescue him.
    • The Long Way Home (2)
      The Long Way Home (2)
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      As this episode begins, we learn that Billy Nelson has successfully escaped, though wounded, and Lt. Hanley is aware of the unit's predicament. Caje is grabbed by the Germans for having a rifle, and is threatened with death. Saunders devises an ingenius way of gaining escape from the camp, using the electrical line for the overhead light bulb in the prisoners' cabin. All escape, but Saunders is about to be killed by Capt. Steiner, when the dying, tortured Pvt. Gates (Woodrow Parfrey) kills Steiner. Lesson: the supposed Nazi SS "Superman" is nailed by a simple American grocery clerk. So who was who's "superior"?moreless
    • The Cassock
      The Cassock
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      A German demolitions officer is trapped in a church as the squad takes a town, and then masquerades as a priest to try to complete his mission.
    • The Party
      The Party
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      In this strangely light-hearted episode Kirby is left in charge of the unit in a village where there are three very pretty French ladies, who are the objects of desire not only for Kirby, Caje and Nelson, but also for several sergeants from an engineering corps, who have set up a party. The intrepid trio enlist the help of an orphan girl (Jeannine) to assist them in peeling the sergeants away from the ladies and the party supplies. Comedy is the result. For the first (and only?) time in the series, Billy Nelson actually gets to kiss a girl. Guests include Daniele Demetz as Angelique; Biff Elliot as Rafferty; and Terry Becker as Claybourne.moreless
    • Losers Cry Deal
      Losers Cry Deal
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      Saunders assigns Caje as acting squad leader for the 3rd squad till the replacement Sergeant arrives.
    • Weep No More
      Weep No More
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      Lt. Hanley aids a mute addled French girl who may have valuable information regarding German positions.
    • The Old Men
      The Old Men
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      Three replacements, "One limping, one homesick and one green" join the squad as they go out on a reconaissance patrol.
    • Nothing to Lose
      Nothing to Lose
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      A soldier's resentment of a street tough's taunts of cowardice causes problems for the squad.
    • Finest Hour
      Finest Hour
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      Caje has to help Lt. Hanley, who is wounded, get back to the American line. He stops a Frenchman with a wagon and talks him into helping. The Frenchman takes them into a large French house which is full of German officers.
    • The Hell Machine
      The Hell Machine
      Season 3 - Episode 28
      To get a wounded captain back to American lines, Saunders must get a claustrophic soldier to drive a German tank.
    • Gideon's Army
      Gideon's Army
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      Saunders and his men come upon injured and starving Polish slave laborers who were left behind because they could not walk. A German advance may force him to leave them behind.
    • Silver Service
      Silver Service
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      A cheating truck driver drags a locked duffle bag everywhere he goes.
    • The Farmer
      The Farmer
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      A private from rural Iowa endangers the squad when he neglects his duties to attend to the chores of an evacuated farm on the battlefield.
    • A Rare Vintage
      A Rare Vintage
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      Caje needs the help of a French civilian to try and rescue an injured and captured Hanley. Other regulars: Saunders & Doc (2).
    • Command
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      Sgt. Saunders has issues about an aloof Lt. who temporarily takes over for wounded Lt. Hanley.
    • Main Event
      Main Event
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      Willy Kleve, a boxer, and Murphy, his manager, arrive as new replacements for Saunders' squad. Murphy doesn't want anything to happen to Willy and causes more than one problem trying to protect him.
    • Breakout
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      Saunders' squad has orders to destroy any equipment that the Germans could use, especially to rebuild the road. A French sniper pins them down in a quarry to prevent them from destroying his contruction equipment.
    • The Linesman
      The Linesman
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      Saunders' squad is assigned to protect McKlosky's communication squad while they lay a phone wire out to an observation post. McKlosky has already lost one man and doesn't think Saunders' men can do the job.
    • The Partisan
      The Partisan
      Season 5 - Episode 25
      After Sgt. Saunders is wounded and Caje is captured by the Germans, a deserter who has been posing as a member of the French underground is forced to help with their escape back to the American lines.
    • Bridgehead
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Hanley orders Saunders and his squad to take a bridge which is guarded by a heavily fortified house. Nick Adams guest stars as a self-centered wise-cracking private who only cares about saving his own skin. He reveals during the episode that he is a jazz drummer and is soon to be leaving the front to play in an army band entertaining troops and wants to be sure he keeps himself in one piece. In the end he sacrifices his life to complete the mission he ridiculed.moreless
    • Conflict
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      After several days of continuous patrols in the rain has caused tempers to flare within the squad, Sgt. Saunders must contend with the declining morale of his exhausted men while leading them on a vital mission.
    • The Glory Among Men
      The Glory Among Men
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      When the one person in the squad that is disliked by most of the men is wounded, the Germans use him as bait to try and get the men to come after him. Orders come in come to leave him if it is not possible to retrieve him. One person doesn't want to leave Mason behind. The squad then tries to save Mason.moreless
    • What Are the Bugles Blowin' For? (1)
      In this 2 parter Saunders and his men have to get the retreat message to a British troupe behind enemy lines. The British Captain uses his authority to keep Saunders and his men to help him fight the Germans.
    • The Ringer
      The Ringer
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      A cowardly straggler, concerned with his reputation back home, joins up with Sgt. Saunder's squad and tries to pass himself off as a fighter.
    • The Long Way Home (1)
      The Long Way Home (1)
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      While returning from patrol, Saunders and his men are captured by a platoon of German SS. They take the squad back to their base to be interrogated by their commander an SS Captain played by Richard Basehart. Simon Oakland also guest stars as an American sergeant already held captive by the Germans.moreless
    • Eyes of the Hunter
      Eyes of the Hunter
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      Sgt. Saunders doesn't trust the survivor of a patrol who has been appointed to guide him to a target.
    • The Town That Went Away
      The Town That Went Away
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      Hanley and his men are sent to evacuate a town but a Frenchman redirects Hanley's men away from the town into a bombed out town.
    • The Bankroll
      The Bankroll
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      A soldier who owes Kirby a lot of money seems to be hanging back in combat.
    • The Hostages
      The Hostages
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      Saunders and Caje are held hostage by two Germans while Doc tries to get a vehicle to get them out of town. When they get out of town Doc learns what the Germans wanted them for. He tries to stop them by wrecking the ambulance. When he does, Caje gets a broke leg and the German in the back gets killed. Then the other German has Doc and Saunders leave an injured Caje behind. Doc gets a chance to jump him and in the fight, Doc kills the German with his bare hands. Saunders brings Doc to reality by letting Doc know he is wounded.moreless
    • Counter-Punch
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      After being cut off from, and attempting to return to their lines, Sgt. Saunders and Caje join up with a crew of stragglers.
    • Luck with Rainbows
      Luck with Rainbows
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      After a British major leaves Hanley and his men behind to die, he requests Hanley be assigned to help him on a mission to knock out V-2 sites.
    • Run, Sheep, Run
      Run, Sheep, Run
      Season 4 - Episode 30
      An inexperienced soldier's cowardice causes the death of a fellow soldier but he covers it up. And then he discovers the squad's prisoner who witnessed everything speaks English.
    • The Sniper
      The Sniper
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      After the squad takes a town, a German sniper begins picking them off one by one.
    • Brother, Brother
      Brother, Brother
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      A friend of Kirby's brother tracks Kirby down and joins the squad to collect on special favors from times they had back home.
    • Mail Call
      Mail Call
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      Sgt. Saunders receives bad news from his brother while dealing with a malingerer.
    • No Trumpets, No Drums
      No Trumpets, No Drums
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      Caje must deal with killing a Frenchman. He does this by turning his attention to the dead man's daughter. The squad becomes worried about Caje. Sarge must find away to bring Caje back to himself before losing him. Saunders finds what he needs to bring Caje back when the town is attacked by the Germans.moreless
    • A Walk With an Eagle
      A Walk With an Eagle
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      The Squad rescues a downed pilot with his own view of the how the War is fought.
    • A Silent Cry
      A Silent Cry
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      Sgt. Saunders has to escort an arrogant radio expert to aid partisans.
    • Crossfire
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      Saunders accuses a soldier with a Silver Star and a Distinguished Service Cross of disobeying orders and causing the deaths of two other soldiers. The soldier is revealed to have been a coward in flashback but he overcame it, to an extent, by going with a single strategy. Charge.
    • The Letter
      The Letter
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      After Saunders gets a letter from his younger brother saying he has enlisted, he keeps a green soldier from dangerous duties to the annoyance of the squad and the soldier.
    • A Child's Game
      A Child's Game
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      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.
    • Ambush
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Sgt. Saunders and the squad obey their orders to not interfere as a newly liberated village administers justice to the local collaborators. Unfortunately, Saunders discovers that a lynched man's daughter has knowledge of a hidden German tank's location, and she refuses to give them the vital information they need.
    • Survival
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      Lt. Hanley and the squad escape capture during an artillery barrage, but Sgt. Saunders is unknowingly left behind in the fiery chaos. Alone and in agony from burns, Saunders wanders in a helpless delirium behind enemy lines.
    • Bridge at Chalons
      Bridge at Chalons
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Lee Marvin guest stars as a sergeant in command of a small demolition team that Saunders and his squad is ordered to take behind German lines to destroy a bridge. Lee Marvin does not believe the squad is large enough to handle the job. He requests a platoon but is refused by Lieutenant Hanley. Marvin submits but has a huge chip on his shoulder due to a close friend being killed. He has no confidence in Saunders or his men to get the job done and frequently ridicules them during the mission.moreless
    • Operation Fly Trap
      Operation Fly Trap
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      Saunders and squad set up a trap to capture a German Colonel. But he has to deal with a malcontent that jeopardizes everything with his lack support.
    • Soldier of Fortune
      Soldier of Fortune
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      A private trapped in a destroyed cellar withholds valuable information, forcing Sgt. Saunders to find a way to free him.
    • The Casket
      The Casket
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      Saunders clashes with a French mother when he commandeers the truck she is using to transport a casket for her son to be buried in.
    • Anniversary
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      A resistance fighter, driven mad by grief, shoots at both Americans and Germans trying to force them to leave him in peace with his ghosts.
    • The Raider
      The Raider
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      When Lt. Hanley is captured by an infamous SS officer whose specialty is brutal interrogation, Sgt. Saunders and his squad must quickly find his location.
    • Heritage
      Season 3 - Episode 30
      Hanley and Kirby escort Cpl. Velasquez, an explosives expert, who has qualms about destroying works of art or heritage. They need him to destroy a German observation post protected by rock.
    • Cat and Mouse
      Cat and Mouse
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      After his return from a decimated patrol, an exhausted Sgt. Saunders is ordered to accompany Sgt. Jenkins' squad back into enemy lines. Saunders finds himself trapped with the obstinate Jenkins in an old millhouse being used as a German headquarters, and the valuable information they learn must be returned to friendly lines at any cost.moreless
    • Rear Echelon Commandos
      Rear Echelon Commandos
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Sgt. Saunders and his squad receive three much-needed replacements with rear-area backgrounds that seem to make them unfit for combat. At first, the squad is amused by the shortcomings of the new members, but things quickly become serious when they are assigned a hazardous mission.
    • The Tree of Moray
      The Tree of Moray
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      Lt. Hanley is responsible for a collaborator who has valuable information needed in London, but must deal with French underground members who want to hang the traitor.
    • The Losers
      The Losers
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      Sgt. Saunders is ordered to destroy a German bridge. When the squad's replacements fail to make the rendezvous, Saunders has no choice but to utilize four soldiers being held for court martial to complete the mission.
    • Mountain Man
      Mountain Man
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      Saunders meets with a recluse Frenchman who lives on the same mountain that he needs to mark a trail over.
    • Gadjo
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      A group of gypsies wants Saunders to turn over an SS officer who killed many of them.
    • The Short Day of Private Putnam
      The Short Day of Private Putnam
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      Pvt. Putnam (Putt) is a 15 year old runaway. He lies to cover up his age and the fact that he is a green recruit. A friend tells Hanley he is only 15. When he panics he nearly gets the Sarge and himself killed. In the end, his hobby saves the day.moreless
    • Birthday Cake
      Birthday Cake
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      Littlejohn receives a birthday cake a day before his birthday with instruction from his mom not to open it for his birthday. And it creates all sorts of problems for Littlejohn and the squad.
    • The Prisoner
      The Prisoner
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Braddock becomes a driver for a colonel as is captured as a POW while wearing the colonel's coat and helmet.
    • Hill 256
      Hill 256
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      Kirby finds himself facing a court-martial after a staff sergeant claims that he ran from the enemy. Using their 48-hour pass, Sgt. Saunders and Caje return to the battlefield to look for the evidence that will clear Kirby of the charges.
    • Glow Against the Sky
      Glow Against the Sky
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      In this episode, Billy Nelson is wounded and dazed in an artillery barrage in a village in the opening sequence. The rest of the patrol, concerned for his safety, gets trapped in a cellar. The Germans are crawling all over the village after the barrage. Eventually Littlejohn's loyalty to his buddy wins out over Saunders' practical demands to safeguard the rest of the unit. Billy Nelson is saved from the Germans, and the patrol blasts its way out of town. Intense, exciting from first to last.moreless
    • The Long Wait
      The Long Wait
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      Saunders and a truck load of wounded soldiers are pinned down at a crossing by a German Squad.
    • The Medal
      The Medal
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      A soldier is mistakenly credited for the heroic deeds of a fallen comrade and decides to accept an undeserved medal after receiving a "Dear John" letter.
    • The Brothers
      The Brothers
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      Hanley and his men join up with two members of the underground. Two brothers, the elder-the head of the underground in the area, the youngest-who follows his brother, but really doesn'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 finally realizes that his brother is not cut out for this life, it is to late.moreless
    • The Gun
      The Gun
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      Sgt. Saunder's squad is ordered to destroy a fortified enemy position that poses a threat to the company. After a supporting tank is destroyed by a German field piece, their only option is to capture the gun, move it across dangerous terrain, and use it to complete their mission.
    • A Distant Drum
      A Distant Drum
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Lt. Hanley is wounded in an artillery barrage, and is separated from the rest of the platoon. He survives frisking by a nasty German soldier, and finds a French farmhouse inhabited by two women. The mother does not want to hide Hanley, as she is afraid of the Germans. Her husband was killed by the Germans when he tried to help a downed British pilot evade capture. Germans come and search the farmhouse, looking for Hanley, who they know is somewhere in the vicinity. The nasty German tries to rape the daughter, and Hanley kills him. The women ultimately help Hanley escape to his own lines.moreless
    • Gitty
      Season 4 - Episode 27
      The squad finds a young girl at the convent they are using as OP. Saunders has to try and tell the girl her father is dead when they are attacked by the Krauts.
    • No Hallelujahs for Glory
      No Hallelujahs for Glory
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      Sgt. Saunders and Lt. Hanley are forced to deal with an ambitious female reporter who has little understanding about the costs of war.
    • High Named Today
      High Named Today
      Season 1 - Episode 31
      Saunders, Hanley and their men get a real scare when Private Rob Lawson, a reputed one-man death-squad, joins up with them. Yet after Saunders discovers what is behind Lawson's reckless bravery, he finds himself much more worried FOR the private than ABOUT him.
    • The General and the Sergeant
      The General and the Sergeant
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      Saunders humors a French World War I General (with a pretty granddaughter) who wants to take over the unit by allowing him to serve as a guide.
    • Forgotten Front
      Forgotten Front
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Lt. Hanley's platoon is given a mission to spot the location of hidden German heavy artillery. After a patrol is lost in a booby-trapped dye factory, Sgt. Saunder's squad is sent forward to help. They find a kindly German deserter hiding in the factory, and must decide whether to leave him alive or dead when they retreat from a German tank attack.moreless
    • Encounter
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      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, is sent to the front to cover the war. The squad assignment is to help the Capt. find the best place to build a pontune bridge. While encountering the Germans at a farmhouse, Jack & his Father (Capt. Cole) are able to mind their fences. Jack gets his story. A father and son find each other again.moreless
    • Fly Away Home
      Fly Away Home
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      The Squad gets a view of the Carrier Pigeon Company and their role in the War Effort.
    • Jonah
      Season 5 - Episode 24
      The squad's newest replacement is a man who believes that he is cursed to cause the deaths of the men around him. When Lt. Hanley takes the squad on a dangerous mission that is beset with bad luck, they begin to fear that the man really is a jinx.
    • The Gantlet
      The Gantlet
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      Saunders is captured by a German patrol. He eventually escapes and tries to make his way back to friendly lines.
    • One More for the Road
      One More for the Road
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      After the squad finds an orphaned infant behind enemy lines, Sgt. Saunders is faced with making a difficult decision: either bring the baby along and increase the danger to his men, or leave the child behind to face certain death.
    • Entombed
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      The squad's mission to rescue captured French resistance fighters becomes complicated when a mine cave-in forces the combatants to work together for survival.
    • Any Second Now
      Any Second Now
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      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.moreless
    • The Little Carousel
      The Little Carousel
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      The Squad encounters a young French girl-student nurse that insists on helping everyone.
    • I Swear by Apollo
      I Swear by Apollo
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Sgt. Saunders and his squad take refuge in a convent filled with mysterious nuns after Pvt. Temple and a Frenchman with important information are seriously wounded. When Lt. Hanley arrives with bad news regarding their own doctor, Saunders realizes he must force a German combat surgeon to save the dying men.moreless
    • Night Patrol
      Night Patrol
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      The squad meets up with a lieutenant living in a cave.
    • The Flying Machine
      The Flying Machine
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      Hanley is sent to reconnoiter in a small one engine plane flown by a crusty old pilot. Naturally they discover vital information, the plane is forced to land and the radio is out.
    • The Walking Wounded
      The Walking Wounded
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      Saunders, with a minor leg wound, catches a ride on an ambulance and finds himself forcing a cowardly driver to drive through a combat zone and trying to get a battle fatigued ("walking wounded") doctor to attempt a high risk operation in order to save a badly wounded soldier.
    • Rescue
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      Lt. Hanley is helped by German infiltrators who want information.
    • The Wounded Don't Cry
      The Wounded Don't Cry
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      The unit captures a German hospital. Neumann (Nimoy) is a German-speaking GI who interacts with the German head of the hospital. Saunders is upset by the lack of intensity on the part of his men in checking the German patients. Neumann gives Saunders a hard time for being so tough on wounded soldiers. Turns out Saunders was right-- a couple of the patients are SS "dead-enders" who don't care they're losing the war. They attack Saunders' men, and are killed, but Neumannn is badly injured. Saunders must go with a wounded German sergeant in a German truck to get plasma for Neumann from a bombed-out convoy. Saunders and his German counterpart learn to trust each other "somewhat" on the drive. At the convoy, the German grabs a Luger and tries to escape, but then SS men arrive and nearly execute him. Saunders (as usual) bails him out, but won't let him escape at the end. Lesson: We're all humans, but a job is a job.moreless
    • A Sudden Terror
      A Sudden Terror
      Season 4 - Episode 29
      After narrowly escaping from the scene of a botched night mission, it's up to a wounded Hanley to rescue a terrified fellow soldier--the only other survivor from his squad--who's now caught in quicksand.
    • The Volunteer
      The Volunteer
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      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 and his orders are 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 sends the boy to find Saunders' squad and tell them about the Germans so they can radio the information to HQ.moreless
    • The Outsider
      The Outsider
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      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.moreless
    • Thunder from the Hill
      Thunder from the Hill
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Lt. Hanley has a conflict with a resistance fighter who insists on raiding an ammo dump.
    • The Squad
      The Squad
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      The squad gets a replacement, Mosley Lovelace (a Georgia boy) who says that the best thing he got from the Yankee army is his boots and rifle.
    • Lost Sheep, Lost Shepherd
      Lost Sheep, Lost Shepherd
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Ambushed by the Germans, Lt. Hanley and the squad are saved from certain death by the appearance of a lone American tank. Fighting their way back to their lines, they learn the troubling secrets of the angry and reckless tank commander.
    • The Quiet Warrior
      The Quiet Warrior
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      Hanley is sent in to extract a French scientist, the father of a college room mate who was killed in the previous extraction attempt.
    • The Enemy
      The Enemy
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      Hanley reluctantly accepts a captured German lieutenant's offer to disarm the mines his men have hidden. (60 mins)
    • Far from the Brave
      Far from the Brave
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      When the squad's B.A.R. man is killed in battle, a grievous Sgt. Saunders assigns the heavy weapon to a new replacement, an elderly cook, despite Pvt. Kirby's objections. The decision has far-reaching consequences when the squad must cover the main force's retreat and the replacement faces enemy fire for the first time.moreless
    • A Day in June
      A Day in June
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      As the squad takes shelter during a fierce storm, Sgt. Saunders and the men reminisce about the events revolving around their arrival on D-Day. Flashbacks describe the camaraderie and hostility present as the bored soldiers await their movement orders in England, the tense journey in the transports across the English Channel, and the platoon's harrowing assault on the shores of Normandy in the first wave.moreless
    • Escape to Nowhere
      Escape to Nowhere
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Lt. Hanley is captured by the Germans, but finds himself caught up in the defection scheme of General von Strelitz. The general, wanted by the gestapo for his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler, plans to use Lt. Hanley to reach Allied lines.
    • Missing in Action
      Missing in Action
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Lt. Hanley and the squad infiltrate enemy lines to rescue a downed wing commander who is being kept in an French underground safehouse. Complications arise when the commander seems hesitant to return and his female companion schemes to keep him with her.
    • No Time for Pity
      No Time for Pity
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      Hanley and the men must take a French town where the Germans have an observation post for artillery. The Germans are holding the town's children as hostages and threaten to kill them if they are attacked.
    • Next In Command
      Next In Command
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      An anti-social corporal joins squad, and Saunders doesn't trust him
    • Decision
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      Pvt. Harris is sent to go out with the squad as a demolition man.The assignment is to blow up a radio station. On the way Doc finds out that Harris is a Doc. After the second assignment Harris must make a decision. Does he want to be a Doc or run away from what he is.moreless
    • Infant of Prague
      Infant of Prague
      Season 2 - Episode 31
      Lt Hanley and his men run into four nuns looking for the Americans to get help for their Mother Superior. The men must try and get the nuns and themselves out of the town before the Germans get to the town. The old Nun (guest Jeannette Nolan) goes back after a statue. Lt. Hanley and Caje are therefore compelled to go back into the town, now full of Germans, and even right to the Germans HQ. (This was the episode for Easter, 1964.)moreless
    • The Celebrity
      The Celebrity
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Sgt. Saunder's squad is awestruck when their newest replacement is a professional baseball pitcher. On his first combat patrol, the star proves to be a costly liability to the squad, and he must choose between accepting a transfer to a desk job or proving his worth as a soldier.
    • Off Limits
      Off Limits
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      PFC Marsh runs into his wife, Lt. Amelia Marsh, at a field hospital. He asks for a pass to spend time with her. While he is waiting for his pass, Kirby goes AWOL and ends up at the hospital. Marsh has to go out on the mission in place of Kirby and is wounded.moreless
    • Nightmare on the Red Ball Run
      Nightmare on the Red Ball Run
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      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.moreless
    • Doughboy
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Eddie Albert guest stars as an American WWI veteran living in France with his French wife he met while soldiering in the previous war. During the shelling from a Big German gun nearby he becomes confused and believes he is still fighting WWI.
    • Just for the Record
      Just for the Record
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      Saunders is captured when he puts down his gun and considers playing a record he got from home. The French resistance helps him escape but then he must rely on the help of a French woman who is not with the resistance.
    • A Little Jazz
      A Little Jazz
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      Sgt. Saunders and his squad encounter a stranded armed forces jazz combo whose bandleader insists that they should surrender to the Germans.
    • Reunion
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Saunders helps a soldier reunite with his French father -- a collaborator
    • Battle of the Roses
      Battle of the Roses
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      Sgt. Saunders encounters a strange French girl and her nurse who refuse to leave the safety of a rose garden.
    • The Chateau
      The Chateau
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      Doc and his walking wounded take refuge in French chateau that is occupied by Germans and an eccentric Frenchman.
    • Ollie Joe
      Ollie Joe
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      The squad receives two soldiers deployed from Charlie company after its lieutenant is killed. Sgt. Saunders soon learns that one is a goldbrick and the other has a hidden side that poses a danger to all.
    • The Chapel at Able-Five
      The Chapel at Able-Five
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      Blinded by a land mine explosion, Sgt. Saunders is aided by a scheming German chaplain who pretends to be English.
    • Dateline
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      A reporter who has been allowed access to too much vital information has been captured. The squad is escorting a captain who intends to let himself be captured in order to rescue the reporter. Then a mine kills the captain and the noise attracts Germans and the squad is surrounded.
    • Gulliver
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      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
    • The Furlough
      The Furlough
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      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.moreless
    • The Little Jewel
      The Little Jewel
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      All the squad but Kirby takes to an orphan boy named Bijou. When Caje is captured by the Krauts, the others begin to think just maybe Kirby is right. Eventually, the boy overcomes his self-centered survivalist orientation and helps the squad accomplish its mission. Even Kirby takes a liking to him after that.moreless
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