The Rat Patrol and German forces clash in a small village. During the fighting a small boy falls down a well. An uneasy truce develops as both the Germans and Rat patrol try to save an innocent victim of war.
The rat patrol ambush a pair of motorcyclists then become victims of an ambush themselves with all their vehicles being destroyed. A secret map indicates there might be a waterhole within walking distance so they set off across open desert. The boys of the Rat Patrol have to draw on all their cunning and guile to survive what awaits them at the waterhole.
The rat patrol encounter a German force resupplying at a small village using local labor. Sgt Troy is faced with a terrible dilemma; he must stop the Germans resupplying, but at great cost to the innocent civilians caught up in the war. The Sergeant devises a cunning plan but what will be the ultimate cost to himself, his team and people of the village.
During a raid on a German supply column a woman, claiming to be a nurse is shot and is in need of urgent medical attention. The team are faced with the choice of completing their mission or allowing the girl to die.
The Rat Patrol are tasked with stealing a large cache of diamonds the Germans have accumulated at a military HQ in the desert. Brute force will not succeed so they need to attempt a plan full of guile and cunning to pull the theft off.
The Rat Patrol is captured, with the exception of their commander, during a German raid. Elements of the SS want the men executed immediately however the German commander resists the instructions, buying time for the Rat patrol to try and escape.
During a battle Sgt Troy is captured by the Germans. He immediately begins making plans with other POWs to breakout of prison. At the same time the remaining members of the Rat Patrol plan to raid the prison camp and rescue their Sergent.
A British General's son is kidnapped by German forces, their intention is to arrange an exchange for a German General. It is decided to send in the Rat Patrol to rescue the child and foil German plans.
The Rat Patrol become aware that a supply of contaminated plasma is being distributed to field hospitals. When the Germans capture the convoy a moral dilemma develops whether to warn the Germans or not.
Sgt Troy infiltrate a small Arab town in Spanish Sahara searching for photos. Before he can collect them he is captured by Gestapo agents. A young boy does accidentally find the photos placing everyone's life at risk.
The Rat Patrol meet in a small town to gain information on a new raid. Jack meets a French girl who'd sheltered him when he was injured earlier in the war. Jack has reservations about the mission, but is a solider first.
The SS arrive in a town in direct violation of a treaty signed by both the German and Allied commanders. They confiscate serum needed for a Typus outbreak. Dietrich contacts the SS commander to try and intercede on behalf of the villages
The Rat Patrol seemingly comes under random attack from a group of Arabs. While inspecting their documents, the Rat Patrol discover large amounts of German money as well as photos of all the members of Rat Patrol.
The Rat Patrol is tasked with linking up with a group of Partisan fighters deep in the African desert. The people they meet surprise them being no more than children, but the Rat Patrols instructions are clear.
While scouting an advanced German base, Troy is captured. The commander of the Germans is very open about the upcoming attack, in return he expects Troy to contact his own base and tell them he's found nothing.