The squad must decide what to do about a German deserter who could conceivably endanger them.
Saunders must whip three raw replacements into shape for a behind the lines mission.
A tanker saves the squad from an ambush but things soon sour when they enter a French village that's been seemingly abandoned by the Germans.
Lt. Hanley is pinned in the rubble of a church and there's a German bomb that's ticking to go off. Our hero's only hope is a British bomb disposal officer who has lost his nerve.
Special Guest Stars: Donald May
as Major Thompson |
After losing a close friend in combat, Saunders must train a green former cook as his replacement.
Hanley takes a detail to rescue a downed American flyer who's being sequestered at a French farmhouse.
Hanley is sent on a mission behind German lines and becomes involved with a German general who's in on a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
A star baseball pitcher is transferred into the unit but he soon proves that he's nowhere near as good on the battlefield as he was on the baseball diamond.
Saunders and another sergeant are the only survivors of an ill-fated patrol and must continue the mission despite the fact that they have come to despise each other.
The squad takes refuge in a convent occupied by nuns who take little notice of them and the war that is going on.
Flashbacks recall the squad's experiences on D-Day and the events leading up to the Normandy invasion.
Braddock is taken prisoner by the Germans who mistake him for a Colonel.
Saunders tries to help a young Frenchman reunite with his father but the old man happens to be a collaborator.
A soldier is put up for a Silver Star for destroying a German tank but the deed was actually the work of his deceased buddy.
After escaping from the Germans, Saunders must depend upon the aid of a shady Frenchwoman to make it back to Allied lines.
A 13 year old French boy tries to join the squad.
A new recruit from the South doesn't fit in with the rest of the squad but ends up proving his worth on a night patrol.
Saunders distrusts a new corporal who's been transferred into the unit.
Special Guest Stars: Ben Cooper
as Corporal John Cross |
Doc tries to care for three wounded men in a chateau that gets captured by the Germans.
A soldier discovers that his nurse wife has been unfaithful to him and volunteers for a dangerous mission.
The unit prepares to capture a French town but then discovers that the Germans are holding its children hostage.
The squad encounters a mysterious lieutenant while on a night patrol. It appears as though this fellow is waging some sort of one man war.
Because of an artillery barrage, the squad is able to escape from German captivity but Saunders gets separated from them and must make his way through enemy lines by himself.
The squad must deal with an ambitious female reporter who knows next to nothing about the military or combat.
During a break in the action, Hanley is ordered to London where he's sent on an espionage mission behind the lines.
Saunders becomes involved with a strange French girl and her domineering nurse.
KIrby, the squad asshole, faces a court martial for cowardice under fire. Saunders and Caje try to prove his innocence.
Special Guest Stars: Robert Culp
as Sgt. John Metcalf |
The squad enters a French village abandoned by the Germans expecting to get some rest and relaxation but then a German sniper, with the aid of his French skank galpal, begins picking them off.
The squad discovers an orphaned baby and tries to find a home for it all the while completing their mission.
A wounded Saunders must deal with an Army surgeon who's lost his nerve.
A soldier who's reputed to be a one man army transfers into the unit and soon begins causing trouble.
Caje comes unglued after he accidentally kills an innocent civilian.
Saunders and a hard-nosed demolitions expert undertake a mission behind enemy lines where the two men immediately begin to clash.
Saunders must take a German held bridge despite fierce opposition from the enemy and some of his own men.
Special Guest Stars: Nick Adams
as Pvt. Mick Hellar |
Two Germans attempt to infiltrate Allied lines by posing as American soldiers. Only Saunders and his suspicions can save the day.
Special Guest Stars: James Coburn
as Corporal Arnold Kanger |
Members of the squad are captured and imprisoned in a compound run by a sadistic SS Captain.
Saunders searches for an escape route from a prison compound run by a sadistic SS Captain.
Saunders and a German hospital orderly undertake a mission to bring back desperately needed plasma to wounded Americans and Germans.
Saunders and Kirby encounter a deranged former American soldier from World War I who believes they are enemy Germans.
The squad, including a gravely wounded Private Nelson, is trapped in the cellar of a destroyed house and Saunders decides to surrender the wounded man to the Germans for medical attention.
A French orpan attaches himself to the squad but his information ends up getting Caje captured by the Germans.
A wounded Hanley is cared for by a reluctant Frenchwoman and her daughter.
Saunders' patrol races a German patrol to reach a downed American plane that is carrying sensitive military information.
The squad liberates a French town but soon afterwards a doctor suspected of being a collaborator is murdered and his daughter directs her bitterness towards the Americans.
On a mission against German artliiery, Saunders finds himself trapped in a cave with a German deserter.
On a mission behind enemy lines, the squad's French guide blackmails them into undertaking an attack on a an enemy position for his benefit.
During a break in the action, Caje, Kirby, and Nelson try to make romantic time with three French hotties.
The squad rescues a concentration camp full of Polish laborers and must recruit them into battle when the Germans attack.
Hanley and a wounded soldier are trapped inside a pillbox with three German prisoners.
After the squad liberates a French town, it becomes involved with a former French general who's now considered a laughing stock.
Saunders doesn't trust a soldier who says he can lead the squad to the location of a hidden German artillery unit.
Doc is the only hope for Caje and Saunders who are being held prisoner by two Germans who've remained behind in a town recently captured by the Americans.
Saunders gets a letter from home that says his brother is MIA in the Pacific Theater and must deal with a malingering new squad member.
Trapped behind enemy lines, Saunders, Caje, and a group of misfits try to hijack a train full of Germans in order to get back to Allied lines.
Saunders and a pacifist sergeant are assigned to deliver radios behind the lines to the French underground.
Saunders and Kirby become the prey of a fanatical German captain who was once an avid big game hunter.
Saunders takes orders to a British unit ordering them to retreat in face of heavy fire but their commanding officer refuses to do so.
A stubborn British captain orders Saunders and his men to help him stand and fight against the Germans rather than comply with an order to retreat.
Hanley tries to help a mentally disturbed French woman but it might end up getting everyone killed.
A replacement soldier is discovered to be only 15 years old but he'll have to age quickly when the squad is attacked by the Germans.
Hanley is captured by two Germans posing as Americans who want information about troop movements.
When Hanley is wounded, the squad gets a new lieutenant who immediately clashes with Saunders while on a mission.
Under enemy fire, the squad encounters a group of nuns and attempts to escort them to safety but it might be easier said than done.
The squad is faced with a dilemma when a thoroughly unlikable new member is pinned down by German machine gun fire. Should they attempt a rescue or leave him to his fate?
Saunders employs a French deserter to get him and his men across the mountains and back to their unit.
Hanley and his men are saved from being wiped out by a group of Greek soldiers whose colonel orders them to join him in his personal vendetta against the Germans.
Saunders faces a court martial when another NCO accuses him of negligence which left two men dead.
Saunders and a truck driver do battle against a German Tiger tank.
Sent to the rear to recover from wounds, Caje and Kirby encounter the goldbrick of all goldbricks in the form of Harry White. Kirby then flees with White and two French civilians when Germans breakthrough at the Battle of the Bulge.
During a barrage, Saunders gets trapped underneath a beam and the only soldier capable of saving him runs away.
Special Guest Stars: Sal Mineo
as Larry Kogan |
At a French farmhouse, Suanders sets a trap to catch a German colonel but a detachment of Germans might spring that trap.
A 13 year old girl who wants to be a nurse, becomes attached to Saunders and the squad.
Saunders and the squad get sent on a mission with a sergeant who appears to care more about his carrier pigeons than humans.
Hanley escorts two specialist sergeants behind the lines on an intelligence mission then discovers that one of them might be an impostor. Then a third sergeant, claiming to be an escaped POW, joins the group. Which one is the German?
Saunders' hero, thought killed at the Battle of St. Lo, shows up alive and well and accused of desertion under fire.
Special Guest Stars: Rip Torn
as Avery |
Caje disguises himself as a French peasant to rescue Saunders who is being held captive by the Germans in a winery.
Saunders and three others are cut off from their units and encounter a wounded G.I. who is actually a German infiltrator.
Hanley and the squad are ordered to evacuate a French town but its mayor and his three smokin' hot daughters thwart their every attempt.
Littlejohn receives a birthday cake from his mother along with explicit orders not to open it until the following day. The cake then proceeds to cause complications with the squad.
Hanley forces a German demolitions expert to help him disarm mines and booby traps that the Germans set up in an abandoned French town.
A German officer poses as a priest in order to blow up a bridge that the American army will use as its main entrance into a French village.
A loud mouthed soldier from another unit causes tension between the squad and his unit.
Saunders is trapped inside a mine with a young soldier and a wounded German.
The newest replacement is the younger brother of Kirby's old high school chum and he expects special treatment as such.
Saunders, Kirby, and Caje attempt to rescue a paratrooper whose parachute has gotten hung on a church steeple. There's also another problem: the paratrooper is carrying high-powered explosives on his person.
A German bombardment frees a group of French convicts one of whom pretends to be a member of the Resistance in order to reunite with his son.
Saunders takes a squad of men to rescue a captured war correspondent but the journalist prefers the security of a prison camp.
Special Guest Stars: Dan Duryea
as Robert Barton |
Hanley takes three soldiers into enemy territory in order to rescue a downed pilot who then shows little gratitude for their efforts.
Saunders and a truck carrying wounded men are pinned down by machine gun fire. Then they must wait for a tank to come to their rescue.
Hanley must save a French traitor with valuable information from a lynch mob of his own countrymen.
The Germans and Americans stop their battle in an effort to help a desperate Frenchwoman search for her missing baby.
After their jeep gets knocked out of commission, Saunders and two others attempt to navigate an abandoned German tank through enemy territory and back to their own lines.
A general's son leads the outfit on a mission behind enemy lines to knock out a big gun that is slaughtering Allied troops.
A demolitions expert balks at destroying statues he finds in a cave.
After waking up in a German uniform, Saunders fakes shellshock in order to make it back to Allied lines.
A company member vows revenge on Hanley after being informed late about the death of his wife.
A boxer and his manager are the squad's newest replacements.
The squad receives four new replacements. Which ones will survive their first day in combat?
Saunders wonders whether or not a new squad member's wound is self-inflicted.
Once again, Saunders clashes with another sergeant on a behind the lines mission.
A squad member, who was a farmer in civilian life, can't seem to realize that he's not behind the plow anymore.
Hanley and a British officer escape from a German POW camp and attempt to make their way back to Allied lines.
Saunders has to make his way back to Allied lines without hearing after a grenade explosion leaves him deaf.
Saunders accuses a soldier with a distinguished battle record of disobeying orders and causing the deaths of two others.
A French youth and his dog impede Hanley's mission behind German lines.
The squad finds themselves saddled with three older replacement soldiers who may or may not be able to pull their weight.
Saunders and two other squad members are trapped inside a German wine cellar.
Saunders confiscates a vehicle owned by a Frenchwoman to get a wounded Kirby to medical aid but the woman isn't happy and attempts to slow him down. It seems as though she was going to use the vehicle to help bury her own recently deceased son.
Special Guest Stars: Nina Foch
as Madame Carmaux |
A British major takes Hanley and Kirby with him on a mission to destroy German V-2 rockets.
The squad is ordered to destroy a valley full of construction equipmant to keep it out of German hands.
Hanley and Caje are hidden by a French countess in her chateau that's being used as a headquarters by the occupying Germans.
Special Guest Stars: Luise Rainer
as Countess Lorraine De Roy |
After Hanley is captured by a notorious S.S. captain, Saunders tries to learn his location so that he and the squad can attempt a rescue.
A German spy poses as a downed American aviator in order to kill an American intelligence officer being escorted by Hanley and the squad.
On a patrol, Saunders gets pinned underneath a heavy object but his companion refuses to abandon him to get important information to Lt. Hanley.
KIrby swears vengeance against an SS colonel who beat his childhood friend to death during an interrogation.
An impostor leads the squad through a fake raid on a German radar station in order that the Germans can get their hands on some important members of the French resistance.
Hanley receives word that a new squad member is wanted on a murder charge back in the states.
A German lieutenant posing as an American G.I. gets key information from a captured Saunders who escapes and tries to set things right once he discovers the deception.
A straggler joins the squad and begins behaving erratically and endangering the lives of the men.
Shot down behind enemy lines in an old observation plane, Hanley must make repairs and fly the airship back to Allied lines himself.
The platoon receives orders to take a hill that is defended with deadly efficiency by two German bunkers.
After suffering heavy casualties, the platoon once again is ordered to make another attempt to take a hill being held by the Germans.
A young female learns that Saunders has just killed her father, a German straggler.
A German sergeant whose squad was wiped out by King Company begins stalking them and picking them off one by one.
Hanley tries to save one of his men who is trapped in quicksand.
A new squad member is terrified that a German prisoner who speaks English might reveal his moment of cowardice.
Kirby, K Company's biggest goldbrick and asshole, is left in charge of the squad during a German advance.
The squad must drag a cannon over some rough terrain in order to knock out a German bunker.
Saunders is forced to take four soldiers awaiting court martial on a mission against the Germans.
An eager beaver new member of the squad is hiding some deadly secrets from his military and personal past.
A fanatical French partisan cannot accept the fact that his younger brother is not cut out for war.
A German chaplain uses a blinded Saunders to help him get a wounded German captain to safety.
Special Guest Stars: Fritz Weaver
as Major Chaplain Ernest Miller |
The squad attempts to capture a farmhouse that is being defended by teenaged German soldiers.
Saunders makes the mistake of coddling a replacement soldier who reminds him of his younger brother.
Saunders attempts to herd a group of German prisoners back to Allied lines even though his men are outnumbered by them.
A soldier who was once a doctor doesn't want to kill.
It seems as though nobody in the outfit can get along with the newest replacement.
Caje and Littlejohn begins squabbling with each other and it threatens the platoon as a whole when they are on a patrol.
Littlejohn finds himself taken hostage by a group of French children.
Kirby cleans up in a poker game but then has trouble collecting his money from another G.I.
Doc becomes friends with a captured German medic.
On a furlough in London, Saunders becomes involved with a woman who runs an orphanage.
Hanley finds himself trapped inside a cave with a group of Germans and French.
Saunders takes an SS Major prisoner but then a group of gypsies appear on the scene seeking revenge against the prisoner and demand that he be handed over to them.
Hanley must deal with a deranged French resistance fighter who's killing Germans and Allied personnel alike.
A war correspondent encounters his estranged father, an engineering officer who's been assigned to a mission with the squad.
Saunders encounters all kinds of adventures after escaping from a POW train taking him to Germany.
Separated from his unit, squad asshole Kirby finds himself trying to prove he's not a German infiltrator but his accusers could be infiltrators themselves.
Special Guest Stars: Nick Adams
as Corporal Marty Roberts |
Saunders rescues a USO jazz troupe from enemy fire but their gratitude is underwhelming.
Kirby and Littlejohn volunteer as replacement drivers for the Red Ball Express.
A new replacement believes that he is a jinx and slowly others begin believing it as well.
In order to rescue Caje from German captivity, Saunders must depend on an American deserter and a blind French damsel.