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The Rat Patrol Topps - 1966
Notes: The one-per-pack insignia rings are very difficult to find today in mint (undetached) condition. Many thanks to Joann Girard for the checklist! American Card Catalog reference is R710-13. Scans are posted at the Vintage Non-Sports Cards gallery.
No. Text Puzzle 1 They were The Rat Patrol... One (orange) 2 Troy was the leader of The Rat Patrol. Three (red) 3 Pettigrew was a rascal from Kentucky. Six (dark blue) 4 Hitchcock was a member of The Rat Patrol by Seven (yellow) 5 Moffitt was the only Englishman on The Rat Eight (light blue) 6 Dietrich was one of Rommel's trusted aides Seven (yellow) 7 The two armored jeeps sped across the hot d Three (red) 8 Soon they could see the camp. One (orange) 9 After arriving, the men quickly dash off to Five (dark pink) 10 Sgt. Troy turned to Sgt. Moffitt. Six (dark blue) 11 The men stood listening. Eight (light blue) 12 The two sergeants sat at the bar. One (orange) 13 Troy could see that Pvt. Hitchcock was nerv Six (dark blue) 14 Alone in the jeep, Mark had self-doubts. Four (dark green) 15 The lives of The Rat Patrol depended upon t Six (dark blue) 16 Sam looked at his men. Seven (yellow) 17 Sgt. Troy walked briskly to the awaiting je Nine (light pink) 18 Elsewhere in the desert, a group of Nazi ta Nine (light pink) 19 "Hey Troy, come here. I think I've found i Six (dark blue) 20 The false alarm was disappointing. Seven (yellow) 21 The next day the four men continued the sea One (orange) 22 That night Troy and Moffitt spoke to one an One (orange) 23 The men of The Rat Patrol traveled 30 miles Three (red) 24 The Patrol's work was interrupted by a low One (orange) 25 Dietrich scanned the horizon with his binoc Eight (light blue) 26 Quickly Dietrich organized his men for batt Four (dark green) 27 Troy could hear the Germans approaching! Two (light green) 28 Troy leaped onto the waiting jeep. Eight (light blue) 29 The jeeps raced across the desert with the Nine (light pink) 30 The Rat Patrol had eluded the enemy, but fo Three (red) 31 Hauptman Dietrich knew that The Rat Patrol Six (dark blue) 32 Sgt. Moffitt had been assigned as lookout. Six (dark blue) 33 Pvt. Pettigrew sat quietly in his jeep. One (orange) 34 Pvt. Hitchcock was tense as he saw the Nazi Nine (light pink) 35 Hitchcock let loose with another barrage of One (orange) 36 Dietrich was surprised. Nine (light pink) 37 The Rat Patrol watched the Nazis flee. One (orange) 38 Troy answered Mark. Two (light green) 39 Sgt. Troy took out his binoculars. Six (dark blue) 40 At that very moment the German sentry was r Seven (yellow) 41 The Nazi sentry gazed out over the desert. Five (dark pink) 42 A warning was sounded! Five (dark pink) 43 As The Rat Patrol approached the village, t Two (light green) 44 The jeeps zoomed towards the village, still Five (dark pink) 45 An armored car raced out of the village tow Seven (yellow) 46 The fight was gone from the German soldiers One (orange) 47 Unknown to The Rat Patrol, Dietrich and fou Six (dark blue) 48 There was nothing for Hitchcock and Pettigr Three (red) 49 Pettigrew felt uneasy. Four (dark green) 50 The jeep raced across the sands with Pettig Seven (yellow) 51 Pettigrew started shooting the moment he sa Two (light green) 52 Tully was driving now. Seven (yellow) 53 Mark didn't like sneak attacks and he let t Five (dark pink) 54 Troy and Moffitt were busy! Eight (light blue) 55 Troy went over to a small box and withdrew Four (dark green) 56 Sgt. Troy attached one end of the wire to t Three (red) 57 Two tanks had eluded Tully and Mark and had Four (dark green) 58 The tanks had begun to fire! Five (dark pink) 59 There was a momentary lull in the fighting. Four (dark green) 60 The first explosion blew a mountain of dust Seven (yellow) 61 Once again the Germans opened fire upon the Eight (light blue) 62 Both Nazi tanks were caught in the fury of Nine (light pink) 63 Hauptman Dietrich squatted on the burning s Seven (yellow) 64 Sgt. Troy rushed back to base to get help f Two (light green) 65 The members of The Rat Patrol stood before Six (dark blue) 66 The two men stood in the darkness. Two (light green) Puzzle Images Puzzle Scene Source one Pettigrew in jeep. Image from card 3 (reversed) two Troy and Hitchcock. Image from card 13 three Hitchcock Image from card 4 four Sgt. Moffitt. Image from card 5 (reversed) five 11th Armor Recon; Troy, Hitchcock & Pettigrew in jeep Image from card 1 six Troy with gun. Image from card 2 (reversed) seven Hauptman Dietrich Image from card 6 eight Troy & Pettigrew in jeep, battle. Image from card 24 (closeup) nine Rat Patrol caricature (artist sig: Bob T. Benton?) n/a Insignia Rings (1:pack) 1 7th Army 2 Army Air Forces 3 HQ European Theater 4 2nd Division 5 17th Airborne Division 6 59th Division 7 63rd Division 8 10th Mountain Division 9 11th Airborne Division 10 77th Division 11 187th Airborne Regiment 12 4th Air Force 13 Alaska Air Command 14 Aviation Cadet 15 3rd Observation 16 99th Infantry Battalion 17 442d Regiment Combat Team 18 101st Division 19 Armored Force 20 U.S. Wing Marking 21 VF-2 22 31st Bombardment Searchwords: jahoc, yr1966, mfrTopps, catMedia©2002, 2009, 2014 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!