Call of Duty: Finest Hour is set to launch today, finally bringing the acclaimed series to the console masses and publisher Activision has just released a final swathe of info on the characters you'll play in game.
In your mission to oppress the Nazi dictatorship, you will encounter and work alongside six different soldiers, each with a unique role to play in the battle to liberate Europe.
Role: Russian Conscript
A watchmaker's apprentice who was pressed to join the 13th Guards Rifle Division when the Germans invaded his city. Not many more details are known of this brave conscript.
Role: Russian sniper
Bio: Separated from her parents and forced to flee in to neighboring woods when the Germans invade. Tanya evades a German patrol and stumbles across a body of a Russian sniper and helps her self to his rifle; her father's voice guide her aim (as he had on previous hunts) and she kills four pursuing German soldiers with four shots.
Role: Russian tank man
Bio: A skilled mechanic and one of the first to volunteer to fight, these skills made him an ideal choice for the 24th Tank Corps. A great leader with exceptional motivational skills, you'd rather have him on your side than the enemy's.
Role: British commando
Bio: Edwards a chemistry teacher in London who has a great love for the outdoors. Full of energy and he loves being in the heat of the action. Spent his first couple of months in service working with logistics and hating every moment. Soon after he was moved to the specialized commandos unit where he flourished.
Bio: Originally from Cleveland Ohio, Walker joined the army against the wishes of his family and was soon shipped out to England. His role on the frontline leaves him fighting to save his own life and the lives of soldiers around him - survival is his only objective.
Role: American Tankman
Bio: At 18 years of age Sam rushed to sign up, along with almost everyone else he knew in his neighborhood after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sam was assigned to the 761st Tank Battalion where he impressed along with other soldiers, and was later sent to Europe by special request.
That's the roll call, now bring on the battle!
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