Blackwood “Fins” (Diver)- from Eidos’ Commandos 2: Men of Courage for the XB
Character Biography: James Blackwood “Fins” (Diver)
was born in Australia on the 3rd of August 1911. He joined the Navy
where his ability to swim and row greatly accelerated his promotion to the rank
of captain. Two years later, his aggressive character and repeated disobedience
were to blame for his demotion to the rank of private within the Commandos
group. In 1943 he was honored with the Military Cross following his heroic
evacuation of 45 men from the beach of Dunkirk after it had been taken by the
Fins is a
specialist trained for aquatic-based missions. With his harpoon gun and diving
equipment he is able to spend hours underwater without worrying about his oxygen
supply or any danger he may encounter at sea.
On land he
has complete mastery of throwing knives. He carries a grappling hook that he
uses to silently climb buildings, walls and trees.