The Rat Patrol

Season 2 Episode 9

The Kingdom Come Raid

Aired Monday 8:30 PM Nov 13, 1967 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • The quote 'spread alarm and despondency' was becoming a popular expression during the war according to Lt. Col. Vladimir Peniakoff's A Private Army, a book about his working behind enemy lines with the Long Range Desert Group. He got a wireless message containing that exact phrase one night while awaiting orders for a mission.

  • Quotes

    • Sgt. Moffitt (Speaking to Troy): Shall we spread a little alarm and despondency?
      Sgt. Troy: Why not?

  • Notes

    • The North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, located 10 miles northeast of Tunis, is the final resting ground for 2,841 American soldiers who died in the fighting for North Africa. The cemetery site covers 27 acres, and also has The Tablets of the Missing wall, which has the names of 3724 Americans missing in action in North Africa.

  • Allusions

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