!!Sgt. ComicBook/NickFury
The one and only, [[Comicbook/NickFury later famous as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.]], Sergeant Fury leads his squad to victory time and time again against impossible odds.

* DrillSergeantNasty
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* SergeantRock

!!Cpl. Timothy Aloysius Cadwallader "Dum-Dum" Dugan
A former circus strongman and Fury's second-in-command, known for his distinctive bowler derby. The only things that scare Dugan are his wife and mother-in-law.

* BadassMustache
* TheBigGuy: A former circus strongman, no less.
* DashinglyDapperDerby: He keeps his Corporal's insignia pinned to it.
* DrillSergeantNasty

!!Pvt. Dino Manelli
A famous movie star who chose to stop making movies about the war and actually enlist. Dino is the squad's resident linguist, speaking German and Italian fluently.

* ChickMagnet
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Appears to be based on fellow Italian American actor Creator/DeanMartin, who was also drafted in WWII, though Martin became famous after the war.
* OmniGlot

!!Pvt. Robert "Rebel" Ralston
A southern farm boy never seen without Confederate cap.

* SouthernFriedPrivate
* TheGambler
* PhoneticAccent

!!Pvt. Isadore "Izzy" Cohen
A wisecracking Brooklyn-born Jewish soldier who joined the army in response to the persecution of his people in Europe. The Howlers' resident mechanic.

* BrooklynRage
* TheEngineer

!!Pvt. Percival "Pinky" Pinkerton
An effete and unflappable British soldier assigned to fill out the Howlers' ranks after the death of their youngest member, "Junior" Juniper.

* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass
* QuintessentialBritishGentleman
* ParasolOfPain: Fond of carrying his "bumbershoot" into battle and using it to poke, hook, and otherwise humiliate Nazis.
* ParasolParachute: Rather incongruously (in a semi-realistic war comic) uses his umbrella as a parachute.

!! Jonathan "Junior" Juniper
An Ivy League graduate and founding member of the Howling Commandoes, he was the youngest member of the team.

!! Jim Morita

!! Eric Koenig
A German ex-patriot and former pilot in the Luftwaffe, Koenig was convinced to switch sides by Nick Fury and eventually became a Howler after sharing all the intelligence he had with the Allies.
* HeelFaceTurn: As stated above, he's a former Luftwaffe pilot who defects to the Allied forces.

!! Capt. Samuel "Happy Sam" Sawyer
A U.S. army captain responsible for recruiting Nick Fury as the leader of the First Attack Squad, nicknamed the "Howling Commandos."
* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: He's a dedicated pipe-smoker, in accordance to his distinguished military officer persona.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: As Fury's direct superior, he's the one the Howlers answer to.