The Rat Patrol (1966–1968)
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The Rat Patrol's U.S. Sgt. Sam Troy lets himself be captured as a ploy to take an Africa Korps General hostage. A Rat Patrol jeep frees Sgt. Troy, and grabs the General, but is blocked into... See full summary »

Director:

John Peyser

Writers:

Tom Gries (creator), Al Ramrus | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Christopher George ... Sgt. Sam Troy
Gary Raymond ... Sgt. Jack Moffitt
Eric Braeden ... Capt. Hans Dietrich (as Hans Gudegast)
Lawrence P. Casey ... Pvt. Mark Hitchcock (as Larry Casey)
Justin Tarr ... Pvt. Tully Pettigrew
Wolfgang Preiss ... General Von Helmreich
Max Slaten Max Slaten ... Colonel Shtengler
Ric Hutton Ric Hutton ... Doctor Muller
Manfred Lating Manfred Lating ... Nervous Soldier
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Storyline

The Rat Patrol's U.S. Sgt. Sam Troy lets himself be captured as a ploy to take an Africa Korps General hostage. A Rat Patrol jeep frees Sgt. Troy, and grabs the General, but is blocked into a desert canyon behind German lines by Capt. Dietrich's mobile squad. How will the vastly outnumbered Rat Patrol escape, to complete its mission to blow up a Nazi munitions dump ? Written by David Stevens

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Action | Drama | Adventure | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

26 September 1966 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Spain

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Goofs

The round German tent is shown exploding into a ball of fire twice. See more »

Quotes

Gen. Von Helmreich: That was very clever, Sgt. Troy. My compliments.
Sgt. Sam Troy: Save the compliments, General.
Gen. Von Helmreich: You're fifty miles behind our lines, and every German soldier in Tunisia will be searching for me. You have no chance of escaping.
Sgt. Sam Troy: We make our own chances.
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