Daily Archives: March 12, 2013

‘Survival’ episode airs on ‘Combat!’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)

Video: 'COMBAT! s.1 ep.23: "Survival" (1963)' (Mar. 12, 1963)

(Tuesday, March 12, 1963, 7:30 p.m. EST) — Lt. Hanley and the squad escape capture during an artillery barrage, but Sgt. Saunders is unknowingly left behind in the fiery chaos on tonight’s episode of the ABC-TV war drama series Combat!.

In 1997, the episode was ranked #74 on TV Guide‘s 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.