This gritty 1960s drama depicts the lives of a U.S. platoon fighting its way across Europe during World War II. The show is a relatively realistic portrait of the fighting, refusing to glamorize either the soldiers or the war itself. Instead, it concentrates on the struggles of the soldiers to maintain their own humanity.
Four Allied soldiers roam the North African desert in machine-gun-equipped Jeeps during World War II, harrying Rommel's Afrika Korps. Their frequent foe is honorable German officer Dietrich. Occasionally, the enemies join forces against a common foe.
This action drama follows the high-flying adventures of the 918th Heavy Bombardment Group in World War II from mid-1942 through 1944. The group is first under the command of Brig. Gen. Frank Savage and later, Col. Joseph Anson Gallagher. The TV series is based on the 1949 film of the same title.
Marshal Matt Dillon (then-newcomer James Arness) tries to prevent lawlessness from overtaking Dodge City, Kansas. Helping to keep him grounded are saloon proprietor Miss Kitty Russell and Doc Adams. The television series grew out of the long-running radio serial of the same name, although for a short time they were both on the airwaves.