Combat!: Season 4, Episode 1

Main Event (14 Sep. 1965)

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No one is happy about the addition of boxer Willy Kleve to Saunders's unit--especially Kleve's over-protective manager.



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Episode cast overview:
Lt. Hanley (credit only)
Jack Hogan ...
Pierre Jalbert ...
Dick Peabody ...
Vic Werber ...
Hans Difflipp ...
Todd Lasswell ...
Ben Cooper ...
Willy Kleve


Saunders receives two new replacements who prove to be more trouble than they are worth. One is Willy Kleve [Ben Cooper] a boxer and the other, Murphy [Jack Carter] is his Manager. Murphy is determined that Willy should not be involved in the war and wants to be reassigned to special duties. While out on patrol, Willy spots a group of about 20 Germans and while he is observing them he comes face to face with a lone German who he kills in the ensuing fight. Saunders contacts HQ and is advised to move on to a secondary target which is to blow up a bridge. As they move towards their target they are ambushed by a German patrol and take refuge in an abandoned farmhouse. Pinned down by the Germans, Saunders spots a half track that could be used to get them out and decides to go for it. As he makes a run he is wounded and Willy decides to take his place. Willy in turn is wounded and Murphy takes his place and get the half track started and picks up Saunders who uses it's heavy machine gun to... Written by Stevo15

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Action | Drama | War




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14 September 1965 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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