Using Troy's gun, Beckmann kills the other German taken at the same time he was and then he exchanges dog tags with him—then places the gun in Troy's hand. The real Patrol is captured by the Arabs, though, and when they convince the Arab leader—who is a friend of Moffitt's—that they aren't guilty, Troy and Moffitt go to find the holy man. A second German unit appears and shoots Tully. Tully is near the end, because of his wound. With the lieutenant trained in the explosive's use killed, the enemy alerted to their presence, and time running out, the Patrol is forced to take a secret route through the mountains along the course of an ancient riverbed. The only problem is that on the way she overhears a piece of vital information.
On the way to the landing site, Moffitt's father's plane crashes. Troy then joins Moffitt at the house of El Gamil. The Allies and the Nazis agree to put the war on hold and work together to get the child who is still alive out. Whereupon the German attempts to kill the Italian—arousing Troy's suspicion. However, there is a small group of Arabs including women and children being used to load the ammunition. Troy must coordinate his plans with Major Indrus , an American who is inside the camp.
Troy and crew strike out for a waterhole mentioned on the chart. Upon learning that the operative has died, all seems lost, when both the camp doctor and an American sergeant suddenly claim to have been passed the information. She turns them over to him and, in the end, when the Patrol manages to escape—and blow up the radar base—he is killed. Suddenly a German patrol attacks, wounding Tully and destroying the Patrol's jeeps, water and weapons. Troy arranges to capture the German instead of killing him.
Archie Gribs back to headquarters. Meanwhile, Moffitt and Pettigrew's rescue attempts are complicated by an Italian officer who wants to surrender to them. The embittered young partisans, lead by a 17-year-old Jean-Claude, and his fiery girlfriend, Monique, are determined to do things their way in an unplanned raid in an impenetrable S. Wounded and rescued by Moffatt and Pettigrew, before he dies he informs them that he's got to stop the medical supplies, as some are poisonous. With time running out and failure not an option, Troy must somehow ensure the success of the mission and still manage to get away before the Germans even know they were there, lest the deception be discovered.
Troy gets jumped, while in town, by a knife-wielding Arab. Dietrich reveals that Troy is carrying a vial of deadly radium. Troy and his men are able to fight off the boarding party and escape into town, but at the cost of Bertaine's life. The two are quickly taken care of by Troy. The captured captain tries to escape the Patrol and gets himself killed.
This prevents the Allies from losing a lot of tanks. Brockway February 12, 1968 1968-02-12 Troy's brother is captured by a German Major who was injured in an earlier raid by the Rat Patrol. Their most common nemesis is Hauptmann Dietrich, though Dietrich and the Rats join forces from time to time against a common enemy. Reddish Anthony Lawrence May 1, 1967 1967-05-01 Season finale: A young French Resistance fighter—Michele—survives the Patrol's quick assault on a small German convoy. They get inside the German base and, once there, find that Luden is being questioned by the Gestapo. Now Troy has no one to exchange for a seriously wounded Moffitt and must attempt to pass himself off as a German.
The plan: use him as a bargaining chip to gain access to a German ammunition depot and destroy supplies slated for use in a massive Wehrmacht offensive set for the following day. Troy and crew strike out for a waterhole mentioned on the chart. Troy and Moffitt manage to escape. The Patrol arrive to find the storage area—an old mine—surprisingly deserted. Katzin Ronald Sossi November 21, 1966 1966-11-21 Moffitt and Pettigrew allow themselves to be captured in order to rescue an Allied spy with vital information about a surprise German offensive from a P.
Assuming that the Nazis must now know of the conference, Troy tries to talk the commanders out of the meeting. It is up to Troy to negotiate with Dietrich. . It is now up to the rest of the Patrol to cause enough diversion to get him free. With the odds decidedly against the Rats, Troy takes refuge in an oasis.
Troy, Moffitt and the others make their way into the radio room and prepare to broadcast their warning to the British. Marianne talks the fishermen into cooperating, and the prisoners make good their escape. On destroying the building, Troy discovers that there is no ammo—but there is a confused teenage boy. Reddish Mark Weingart March 4, 1968 1968-03-04 Troy goes undercover to get microfilm from a French Resistance fighter, but they are captured by Dietrich. Pennell refuses to cooperate but Troy takes him at gunpoint.