Combat!: Season 4, Episode 3

S.I.W. (28 Sep. 1965)

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An already-controversial replacement adds to his reputation for cowardice by turning up with an apparent Self-Inflicted Wound.



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Episode cast overview:
Lt. Hanley (credit only)
Jack Hogan ...
Pierre Jalbert ...
Dick Peabody ...
Conlan Carter ...
William Stevens ...
Paul Sheriff ...
Mike Krempels ...


A soldier who reputedly got two other squads annihilated through his own cowardice it transferred to Saunders' squad. During a fierce firefight with a group of Germans Cobb [John Cassavetes] is wounded and the Doc tells Saunders that there are powder burns on his pants which seem to indicate the wound is self afflicted. Cobb claims he had a hand to hand fight with a German soldier wearing glasses and that is how the wound happened. Fleming who landed at Omaha Beach with Cobb claims that he is lying and urges Saunders to lay charges against Cobb for cowardice. Cobb claims the German must have crawled away before dying and Saunders decides to look for the German Cobb claims to have killed. As they start to leave the village they are attacked by Germans and during the fire fight Cobb tries to launch his own offensive against them to take the heat off the others. As they mop up Saunders finds a German soldier wearing the same glasses that Cobb described with a bayonet in his back, just as... Written by Stevo15

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28 September 1965 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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