The original TV stories focused on a sordid group of 'wronged-guys', recruited from stateside prisons to use specialized criminal skills against the Third Reich during World War II.
The men were promised a parole at the end of the war if they made the grade. And if they lived. The alternative was an immediate return to prison. If they ran, they could expect execution for desertion.
The four main characters were con-man 'Actor' (Cesare Danova), safecracker 'Casino' (Rudy Solari), cat burglar 'Goniff' (Christopher Cary) and native American 'Chief ' (Brendan Boone).
Led by West Pointer 'First Lt. Craig Garrison' (Ron Harper) from a secluded English mansion serving as a headquarters, the group ranged all over Europe in exploits