The Rat Patrol

The Rat Patrol (1966)

11 mistakes in season 2 - chronological order

(5 votes)

The David and Goliath Raid - S2-E2

Factual error: Some of Dietrich's command vehicles have license plates that begin with the letters "WL", denoting German Luftwaffe (Air Force), rather than "WH", which denotes Wehrmacht (Army), of which the Deutsche Afrika Korps were a part. Dietrich is not part of the Luftwaffe's "Ramcke Brigade" which also served in North Arfrica - he is Deutsche Afrika Korps (again, part of the regular German Army).


The Darers Go First Raid - S2-E4

Factual error: Sgt. Moffitt takes the controls of the tank and the steering mechanism looks like a "tricycle" type. The Sherman model used in this episode actually used left and right lateral stick controls, not a tricycle or "T-Bar" control.


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