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Robert McQueeney ...
 Conley Wright (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Capt. Jim Benedict (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Lt. Frank Kimbro (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 1st Sgt. John McKenna (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Pvt. Ernie Lucavich (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Sam Hanson (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Roger Gibson (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Pvt. Saunders / ... (11 episodes, 1962-1963)
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A correction and a comment..
19 October 2006 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Just a quick correction to one of the other comments....The Gallant Men took place in Italy, not in the Pacific. Combat was set in France.

I was nine when this show aired...and the son of a WWII vet....and loved the show. Not as much as Combat....but well enough. During those few years...8 to 11 or so....I would join my pals of the same age group on weekends....and all thru the summer....and "play army"in the woods across the street....with stuff we got at the War Surplus store....or got from our dads'.....and back then..toy stores sold the most amazingly realistic toy weapons...I had a very detailed plastic replica of the Thompson submachine gun...as well as a replica of the old Springfield rifle. We were inspired by both Combat and The Gallant Men to play the most realistically detailed "war games"....as only innocent 10 year-olds can...today was Normandy...next week...the French hedge rows....in winter..The Battle of The Bulge...in the heat of summer... Guadalcanal ...we had a blast.

That was 1962-3-4......

In a few short years...by 1968...war was no longer a game for us....but but a real event on TV every day...that we had to begin to reckon with.

As sobering as that turn of history was....I will never forget the the thrill of our games....perhaps because we aspired to be like our dads'...til life changed for all of us.


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