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    X Company as a Whole 
  • Badass Normal
  • Dwindling Party: By mid season three
  • Experienced Protagonist: With the exception of Alfred Graves, everyone has special operations experience in fighting Nazis and Vichy French forces in France.
  • First-Name Basis: Their last names are rarely mentioned.
  • Five-Man Band: Possibly the straightest example going for a series set in the 40s.
  • Multinational Team: Most are Canadian with the exception of Tom (American) and Neil (British).
  • Omniglot: Everyone has working experience in speaking French and German while being fluent in English.
  • True Companions
  • Weapon of Choice: Whatever weapons they can get their hands on in France, ranging from Luger P08s and Walther P38s to MP40s to the double-barrel shotgun. They later use Welrod pistols in an op to take out local Gestapo agents. Otherwise, they briefly use Sten Mk. IIs.
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    René Villiers 
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Played By: François Arnaud

A French-Canadian journalist who was working and living in Paris when the Germans (and Italians) began a military occupation of France, he joined with anti-occupation resistance forces for a short time before he was recruited by the Allied Powers to be trained in Camp X. He serves as the team leader before he went MIA during an operation in Villemarie. It's implied in "Into The Fire" that Rene was caught and locked up by the Germans.

  • Forced to Watch: Didn't break when he was tortured, but told the Nazis everything after they tortured Brigitte in front of him.
  • Heroic BSoD: After being held captive under Gestapo custody, he begins to suffer from this due to the fact that Gestapo agents used Brigitte to make him talk.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He fought against the SS in an ambush to give Neil time to escape in "Pilot".
  • Off Screen Moment Of Awesome: Some of René's early success after becoming a resistance fighter was the destruction of German supply line.
  • Mercy Kill: Aurora knifes him in "Sein Und Schein" to prevent his capture by German forces.
  • La Résistance: René was originally one with Aurora before their cell was wiped out. He managed to escape with her.
  • Submachine Guns: Briefly used a Sten Mk. II in "Pilot".

    Aurora Luft 
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Played By: Évelyne Brochu

A Canadian of French/German origin, she too was living in Paris as a journalist before France was occupied by Germany and Italy. Initially joining up with Rene to help out local anti-occupation resistance forces, Aurora was eventually recruited to be trained in Camp X. She serves as the second leader of the team after Rene went missing and was presumed dead by the Allied Powers.

  • Action Girl
  • Agents Dating: First with Rene, later (kind of) with Alfred.
  • Anger Born of Worry: Towards Alfred in "Last Man, Last Round." Considering Alfred decided to infiltrate a P.O.W. camp without telling anyone, both the anger and the worry seem justified.
  • Becoming the Mask: In late season three, Aurora worries she is losing herself in her cover, Helene Bauer.
  • But Not Too Foreign: Aurora's father is German of Jewish origin and her mother is French Canadian.
  • Handguns: She uses a Welrod pistol in "Quislings".
  • The Handler: To Faber in season three.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: Toward Alfred in season three after Sinclair tells her that Alfred's love for her makes the whole team vulnerable.
  • If You're So Evil, Eat This Kitten: Kills a Jewish man in "The Hunt" so as to strengthen her cover with Schmidt. To be fair, the man had already been shot and it was kind of a Mercy Kill.
  • Kiss of Death: Aurora kills a Gestapo torturer by passing an arsenic pill into his mouth while kissing him, then slamming his jaw shut to break the pill. Doubles as a Title Drop for the episode.
  • Knife Nut: Seemed a bit convenient that she just happened to have a knife on her when she needed to kill Rene, but it turns out Aurora always wears a knife on her leg, as seen in "Fatherland" and "Naqam."
  • La Résistance: Aurora was originally one with Rene before their cell was wiped out. He managed to escape with him.
  • The Leader: From the second episode on.
  • Mercy Kill: kills Rene so he won't be recaptured
  • Second Love: Falls in love with Alfred, after Rene
  • Smurfette Principle: The only girl on the team.
  • You Are in Command Now: After the events of "Pilot", Aurora was forced to command the team due to René missing.
    • Taken further in "Sein Und Schein" with René killed in action.

    Neil Mackay 
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Played By: Warren Brown

An ex-police officer with the London Metropolitan Police Service and the Shanghai Municipal Police, he has seen action fighting against various criminals before he was recruited to train in Camp X after most of his family became casualties in the blitz bombings of London. Since that day, he swore vengeance on the Nazis for their deaths. In the team, he helps train prospective recruits and also serves as the team's close quarters expert when unarmed combat is expected.

To be fair, the Vichy were already collaborating with the Germans to send them to death camps.
  • Deadpan Snarker: "As a general rule we like to stay away from anything burning. And Germans."
    • "The Nazis giveth, and the Sinclair taketh away."
    • "Good plan. If you're a cat."
  • Emotional Bruiser: Is the best fighter by far, but also serves as the heart of the team.
  • Grumpy Bear: In season one. Loosens up a bit in season two.
  • Handguns: Uses a Luger P08 for most of the time.
  • Heartbroken Badass: In season three.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Deconstructed in "Quislings" when he uses a combat knife to kill a SS soldier who was not in a combat position after he helps them send radio codes to the Allied Powers. He realizes that the soldier did really help him out and he just messed up the transmission.
  • Invulnerable Knuckles: Subverted. After punching the brick wall at the end of "In Enemy Hands," Neil's hand is bandaged throughout the next episode.
  • Knife Nut: Carries a Fairbarn-Sykes knife with him. Justified that he was a policeman in Shanghai and had received training there to handle one.
  • The Lancer: To Aurora's Leader
  • Last of His Kind: Of his immediate family since most were killed in the Blitz.
  • Manly Tears: Quite frequently, actually.
  • Mentor Archetype: To Alfred after his recruitment to the team by helping him develop his combat skills.
  • Omniglot: The CBC website mentions that he can also speak Mandarin aside from English, French and German.
  • Neck Snap: Multiple times in the series, including once with his feet. Somewhat justified considering Neil has martial arts training.
  • Playing Drunk: During Alfred's rescue in "Night Will End."
  • Rousing Speech: Gives Rigaud's speech to France after he dies in "One for the Moon."
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The manly man to Tom's sensitive guy.
  • Submachine Guns: Whips out a MP40 when needed.
  • Punch a Wall: In "In Enemy Hands," Neil punches a brick wall repeatedly after realizing the German soldier he killed did not actually betray them.
  • Trauma Conga Line: In the course of five episodes (and under two weeks), Neil loses Tom (his best friend), Miri (his girlfriend), and Harry (who he sees as a younger brother).
  • Team Dad
  • Warrior Poet: Despite being the team's Big Guy and chief snarker, Neil writes the heart of the Marianne poem in season one and beautifully ad libs the second half of Rigaud's speech in season three.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Neil to the team in "Kiss of Death" when he is disgusted that he needs to work with criminals in Poitiers, only because one of them's a cop killer and they are primarily motivated by money.

    Tom Cummings 
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Played By: Dustin Milligan

The first American to be recruited to train in Camp X as American military and intelligence doesn't have any dedicated special operations group at the time. The American government had worked to ensure his recruitment to serve as an example for eventual American-led special operations in Europe. His specialty in the team is psy ops through deception and propaganda. He also specializes in forgery.

  • The Big Damn Kiss: With Krystina at the end of "Last Man, Last Round," right before he tells her he's going back to France. Up until this point, we've heard about their relationship but not actually seen any physical intimacy.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Or "spybrows," as Dustin Milligan has been known to refer to them...
  • Blood from the Mouth: when he's dying in "August 19th".
  • Blood-Stained Letter: His letter to Krystina looks to be a bit spattered.
  • The Charmer
  • Cop Killer: He shot and killed a Vichy National Police officer trying to get French Jews rounded up. To be fair, the Vichy were already collaborating with the Germans to send them to death camps, and was about to kill Neil.
  • Dies Wide Open: And no one closes them, either.
  • Handguns: Uses a Welrod in "Quislings" and in "Into the Fire".
  • Famous Last Words: Averted. Word of God is that originally Tom talked to Neil before dying, but eventually it was decided that it would be more realistic— and gut-wrenching— to have him unable to talk.
  • Killed Off for Real: In the season two finale
  • Men Don't Cry: Played surprisingly straight. Tom is the only male regular who we never see cry.
  • Only a Flesh Wound: Subverted in "Into the Fire". He was shot in the stomach in a gunfight with Vichy National Police officers when helping Neil escape a dragnet and nearly dies.
  • Secret Relationship: None of the team seems to know he's with Krystina until after he dies.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The sensitive guy to Neil's manly man.
  • Shotguns Are Just Better: Briefly used double-barreled shotguns in "Trial by Fire" and in "Walk With The Devil".
  • Taking You with Me: On the receiving end of this when the Nazi he stabs takes him over a cliff with him.
  • Technical Pacifist: A major part of Tom's character for the majority of the first season is his inability to kill anyone, even when he should. It nearly gets him and his teammates killed in the pilot episode, and while his wiggling out of killing the French trio who capture him and Aurora in the second episode goes better, it leaves Aurora questioning his abilities. Indeed he looks physically ill whenever he has to draw his gun on someone. However, he ends up shooting both the collaborator he was assigned to assassinate and the police officer about to kill Neil in the season one finale, and seems to have an easier time killing in season two.
  • Would Hit a Girl: His first kill is a woman.
  • Would Not Hurt A Child: In "Trial by Fire", Tom refuses to entertain the idea of shooting the son of a woman who was in a relationship with a collaborator due to being discovered. So he gives a knife to the boy. He uses it to kill the collaborator for selling his father out to the Gestapo.

    Harry James 
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Played By: Connor Price

Recruited by the Canadian Army when he was still studying for his BA degree in engineering and chemistry from the University of Toronto after being impressed with his Morse Code skills in a HAM radio club meeting, he serves in the team as the demolitions expert and the point man to work on comms and repairs of electronic gear between occupied France and the Allied Powers.

  • The Baby of the Bunch: The youngest on the team, as well as in his family (he has three older brothers).
  • Beware the Nice Ones: See He Who Fights Monsters for more details.
  • Code Name: Bluewing
  • Everyone Knows Morse: Justified. Harry was good in Morse Code during his time in the University of Toronto. Which is why the military looked for him to join the team.
  • Handguns: Uses a Walther P38 as his main sidearm.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: After he realizes that a French doctor in "Nil Nocere" was killing the Jewish refugees, he loses it and murders him in anger.
  • Hollywood Nerd: Played with, but he does have his moments with the team.
  • Jock Dad, Nerd Son: Hinted at in "Sixes & Sevens" when Harry says his older brothers were always outside playing with their dad, while he was inside with his mother, who gave him crossword puzzles and taught him the periodic table.
  • Killed Off for Real: In "Promises"
  • Nerd Glasses: Wears them.
  • Oh, Crap!: Near the end of "Into the Fire" when he realizes the Irish nurse who helped the team is also a Gestapo agent.
  • Only a Flesh Wound: Suffered a serious injury in "In Enemy Hands". Survives his injuries and is fine by the next episode.
  • Shot to the Heart: Siobahn gives Harry a shot of adrenaline after his heart stops due to the shock of his wounds in "In Enemy Hands." It works as intended, and he's soon ambulatory.
  • The Smart Guy: Responsible for planning out sabotage operations when needed. Also can fix electronic devices when needed.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Somewhat understandable considering what he goes through (watching Siobahn kill herself, and everything with the French doctor), but he's a complete ass to both Aurora and Neil for a large portion of season two.
  • Two First Names
  • Unflinching Walk: Harry coolly walks away from the radio transmit van he rigged to explode in "One for the Moon," though he does flinch ever so slightly.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: The team calls him out in "Black Flag" when an assassination attempt on a Wehrmacht officer with a bottle-based explosive in which the shrapnel was dipped in arsenic. Bystanders— including Neil— could have been killed. Harry's insistence on going after the officer in the first place puts him on the receiving end of the blame when an innocent village is targeted in retaliation.
    Aurora: You don't get to do this. You don't get to turn away. You want to make the tough decisions, then you have to know what it costs. You're gonna have to live with this.
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    Alfred Graves 
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Played By: Jack Laskey

The newest member of X Company, Alfred was previously a lifelong shut-in due to synesthia. Despite this, his Photographic Memory makes him a valuable (if risky) addition to the team.

  • Adorkable: As both himself and as his Polish cover, Alec.
  • Aura Vision: While playing a piano, Alfred explains to Aurora that he sees musical notes as colors eminating from the keys. As she leaves, he sees a similar glow around her.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: He was able to figure out how to operate a MP40 by observing Neil.
  • Blessed with Suck: He finds his synethesia overwhelming, and was basically a shut-in before joining the team. When Aurora says she wishes she had his memory, he's quick to point out that she wouldn't want it.
  • Chekhov's Gun: At the beginning of episode 1.03, Neil is trying to teach Alfred how not to be disarmed and shot with his own gun. During the actual mission, when a German SS soldier catches Albert and draws his pistol, Alfred's Photographic Memory allows him to reproduce Neil's technique and disarm/kill the guard without even thinking.
  • Cowardly Lion: When we first meet Alfred, he is so skittish the sound of gunfire brings on a full-fledged panic attack. Over the course of Season 1, he Took a Level in Badass. (Earplugs also help.)
  • Dark and Troubled Past: His mom abandoned him and his dad when Alfred was a young child. Alfred's father was a WWI veteran with shell shock who told Alfred to hide his synesthesia because no one liked freaks. His father then killed himself when Alfred was twelve; Alfred witnesses the aftermath and is holding his father as he dies.
  • Everyone Knows Morse: Has mad-fast skills due to his synesthesia. Shows them off in the very first episode to Sinclair and Mayhew by translating a message that was being transmitted while he happened to be walking through the room. Implied that he had no knowledge of Morse code before walking through the room, but saw a poster with it. Demonstrated again in "In Enemy Hands" when he can tell an operator's specific style just by hearing him transmit. Even Harry's impressed.
  • Feel No Pain: Eventually gets to this point while being tortured, though it's unclear how much control he might have over this.
  • Fish out of Water: For the majority of season one.
  • Flashback Echo: Has flashbacks to being tortured while watching Faber get tortured by the Polish Resistance.
    • Has a brief flashback to being on the train to the concentration camp when he sees the apple during Irena's game.
  • Forced to Watch: When being tortured himself doesn't seem to affect him, Faber makes him watch while Rene is tortured. Alfred still doesn't break, but is clearly distressed.
  • Living Lie Detector: Claims that Aurora's voice tastes different when she's not being truthful.
  • Missing Mom: His mom left when he was a child due to her husband's PTSD from World War I, and perhaps Alfred's synesthesia as well.
  • No Poker Face: Manages somewhat when he really has to, but his face is really expressive. Hilarious to contrast his expression with Rene's when Faber mentions Aurora during their torture session.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Bombs the "memory game" that Irena and her family play.
  • Omniglot: In addition to French and German, has somehow acquired enough mastery of Polish to pretend to be a native in season three.
  • On the Rebound: His relationship with Irena in season three, while also part of his cover, seems to be this.
  • Red Baron: Alfred is known as "Master of Memories."
  • Safecracking: Cracks Faber's safe after Harry teaches him how. Later cracks the safe in the train depot.
  • Secret Keeper: After being rescued from the SS, and proving "immune" to torture, Sinclair trusts him with more information about the upcoming Dieppe mission than the rest of the team. In season three, Sinclair similarly trusts Alfred to be his secret messenger in communications with Faber.
  • Sherlock Scan: Shows off in the pilot by rattling off the many details he saw in a walk past the X Company command room, ending with the deduction that something is going on in Villmarie. Does it again at the end of season one when he sees a photo of Rene and realizes that Rene might still be alive, since in the photo of Rene's supposed corpse, his watch was on the opposite wrist.
  • Submachine Guns: Uses a MP40 briefly in "Kiss of Death" during a raid on Gestapo HQ in Poitiers.
  • Second Love: Is this to Aurora
  • Too Kinky to Torture: Tells Sinclair that after awhile of being tortured by the Nazis, his synesthesia made everything go gray, and he didn't feel any pain.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Over the first season, Alfred was able to stand his ground against SS forces in France.
  • Waistcoat of Style: Alfred knows how to rock a vest.
  • When He Smiles: Spends a lot of time looking serious or panicked, but has an absolutely adorable smile on the rare occasion he shows it.

At Camp X

    Duncan Sinclair 
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Played By: Hugh Dillon

The Canadian officer responsible for running Camp X in Ontario. Prior to his post, he served in the first World War I and fought in the Western Front. One of his two sons has died in action prior to the start of the show.

  • Authority Equals Asskicking: Once he lands in France, he helps the team take on German patrols in ambushes, bagging a few kills.
  • Bald of Awesome: As shown in the photo since Hugh is bald himself.
  • Befriending the Enemy: With Ernst Frommer.
  • Bullet Proof Human Shield: Uses one effectively in "Friendly Fire."
  • Code Name: Creon
  • Da Chief: The man responsible for daily operations of Camp X.
  • Dying Moment of Awesome: Kills a bunch of Nazis, allowing Neil to try to escape, and then takes out Oster
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In "Friendly Fire," sacrifices himself for Neil and the mission.
  • Military Maverick: Is accused to being this by Mayhew after the latter finds out that he was really sanctioning special operations without prior consulting.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: In "Pilot", he stands up to Lt. Gen. Mayhew when the latter doesn't want Graves to be recruited due to failing basic training with the Canadian Army.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: In "Pilot" when Duncan Sinclair suggests to Camp X personnel that Sturmbanfürher Richter, the officer in charge of Villemarie, have his way with the inhabitants after the team reported that Rene got away despite shooting a SS officer in order to stir up anti-Nazi sentiment. When everyone in the operations room looked at him, as if he lost his mind, Sinclair continued to say that they need to prove to the Germans that they can still deal some serious damage.

    George Mayhew 

Played By: Adrian Lukis

A British Lieutenant-Colonel who works closely with Sinclair, but doesn't always seem to trust him.

  • The Greatest Story Never Told: He comes from a long line of British soldiers and his family looks down on him for being a desk jockey rather than having a combat command. Due to secrecy he cannot tell him of all the important work he is really doing.
    Mayhew: The Mayhews have served for centuries. We're buried at the Plains of Abraham. Gallipoli. And my family feels sorry for me. They think I'm pushing paper. They have no idea what we do. They probably never will.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: Plays this role in Camp X.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: In season 2 Krystina accuses him of sabotaging Sinclair but has to eat crow when it is revealed that Mayhew is actually covering for Sinclair's completely unauthorized mission in occupied France. If discovered he could be court-martialed.

    Krystina Breeland 
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Played By: Lara Jean Chorostecki

A WAC sergeant who serves as Sinclair's right-hand (wo)man.

  • Action Girl: In season three.
  • Fiery Redhead: Wants to join up in France. Sinclair shoots her request down.
  • The Mole: For Mayhew in finding out why Sinclair was making the team do ops that don't have London's backing.
  • Number Two: For either Mayhew or Sinclair in running the daily ops in Camp X.
  • Secret Relationship: With Tom. While it's clear that some of her friends at Hydra know, she keeps it from Sinclair.
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    David 

Played By: Tom Brittney

David is training as an agent at Camp X as season three begins.

  • Eager Rookie: Is very excited by his first overseas mission in "Supply and Demand."
  • Forced to Watch: Shares information with the Nazis when they torture Peter in front of him, despite Peter telling him not to.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies shortly after arriving in Poland.

    Peter 

Played By: Lewis Rainer

Peter is training as an agent at Camp X as season three begins.

  • Eager Rookie: Is very excited by his first overseas mission in "Supply and Demand."
  • Informed Flaw: Sinclair refers to David and Peter as "discard agents," but while we see David's flaws (he fails his field test by not shooting Peter, and is disarmed by Scubaman), we never get to see why Peter was labeled as such. He passed his field test by "shooting" Janine, and was impressively competent while helping Krystina with Scubaman.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Dies shortly after arriving in Poland.

The Germans

    Franz Faber 
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Played By: Torben Liebrecht

A Nazi official who is assigned to Paris shortly after the series begins.

    Sabine Faber 
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Played By: Livia Matthes

Franz's young wife.

  • Commonality Connection: With Aurora, as they bond over mercy killing loved ones.
  • Fake Guest Star: Plays a huge role in seasons two and three, but is still considered a guest star. Particularly egregious in season three, when Torben Liebrecht and Lara Jean Chorostecki are promoted to the main cast and she's not.
  • Daddy's Girl: As we see in season three.
  • Her Heart Will Go On: Played straight but ultimately averted by real history Happy Ending Override, we get a glimpse of her joining the Polish Underground State resistance camp with Ania after Faber's death. However, the Soviets execute nearly every member when they took over Poland, about 40,000 ended up dying. They didn't like anyone organizing unless they were members of the local communist party or took orders from the party (Also, keeping 40,000 people alive who know how to wage guerilla war on your occupation isn't a bright idea). Soviet troops are known for their brutality and would likely do unmentionable things to all the females at the camp, especially Sabine because she's a German and her foster daughter because while the tv audience might know she's Polish, the Soviets will assume she's a German like her mom.
  • Innocence Lost: During the train trip in "Fatherland," when she learns exactly what her husband's job entails.

    Ulli Faber 
Played By: Bence Tarko

Franz and Sabine's young son, who has Downs Syndrome.

    Viktor Forst 
Played By: Julian Michael Deuster

Faber's right hand man in Paris, though their relationship is strained.

  • Secret Keeper: Hides the fact that Faber has a son with a mongoloid condition.
  • Unwanted Assistance: Forst tries to help Faber but it only makes Faber's personal and professional life more difficult.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Forst is blinded by Nazi ideology and does not understand that Faber really loves his disabled son. He tries to help Faber get rid of the "embarrassment" and does not realize that all he is doing is provoking an increasingly desperate man. In the end he concludes that Faber is an Ungrateful Bastard and calls Faber's son "a mongoloid". Faber shoots him dead and makes it look like the Resistance did it.

    Richard Oster 
Played By: Pierre Kiwitt

Faber's superior in Paris.

  • Back for the Dead: Oster is absent for a large portion of season three, since he goes back to Germany while Faber goes to Poland. When he finally returns in "Friendly Fire," he's killed at the end of the episode.
  • Embarrassing Cover-Up: Allows the reprisal against Terre-du-Fils in "Black Flag" because the world won't understand why a Gestapo officer would want to take out a Wehrmacht officer. Which was done thanks to a frame-up job by the team.
  • Last-Name Basis: We don't find out his first name until season three, despite his being a regular character throughout season two.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Has no problem seeing children dead in a reprisal if it would get anti-occupation forces to back down.
  • Your Cheating Heart: As Heidi Adler says after Oster flirts with Aurora, "He smiles like a bachelor but has a wife at home."

    Matthias Edsel 
Played By: Basil Eidenbenz

A young Nazi officer who becomes Faber's new right hand man in season two.

  • Body Double: His first appearance is serving as a decoy for Generalfeldmarschall Brandt, which almost gets him shot by Neil.
  • Conflicting Loyalty: Between his country and Faber, when he suspects Faber is a spy. He ends up going to Schmidt, and feeling very guilty about it after Faber talks his way out of it.
  • Dumb Blond: Averted. He's good at taking initiative, and is the only one to realize that Alfred's been hiding right under their noses.
    • Played pretty straight in the finale, when he lets Neil and William go because he's convinced he's turned Neil after one conversation.
  • Hero-Worshipper: Clearly idolizes Franz Faber, to the point where he repeats things Faber says so he can remember to write them in his journal later on.
  • Make It Look Like a Struggle: In an extreme example, he has Neil shoot him in "Remembrance" to make his escape look legitimate.
  • Someone to Remember Him By: It sounds like he was this to his mother. He mentions to Faber that he never knew his father, who died in the first war.

    Klaus Frommer 
Played By: Vinzenz Wagner

A captured German pilot whose father was friends with Sinclair.

  • Suicide Attack: Is about to commit one of these at Camp X, but is killed by Krystina first.

    Schroeder 
Played By: Trevor White

A German spy tasked by Faber with targeting Camp X.

  • The Infiltration: Gets a job as a health worker so he can infiltrate the prisoner of war camp and talk to Klaus Frommer.
  • Tricked Into Escaping: Is allowed to escape as part of a clever ruse by Krystina after feeding him false information. He relays the information to his superiors, at which point Krystina and Peter capture and kill him.

    Heidi Adler 
Played By: Madeleine Knight

Works for the Office of Resettlement in Poland.

  • The Baroness: Manages to have attributes of both the Sexpot (young-ish and attractive, and works for the Big Bad) and the Rosa Klebb (doesn't let down her icy facade for anyone, winds up dead.)
  • Dark Chick
  • Would Hurt a Child: Her job includes sending entire families, including children, to death camps, which she has no qualms about.

    Ulrich Schmidt 
Played By: Morten Suurballe

Sabine's father, a high ranking Nazi official.

  • Big Bad: In season three
  • Hunting the Most Dangerous Game: In "The Hunt," when the pheasants they're hunting are sparse, Schmidt decides to start hunting the Jewish servants instead.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Calmly makes it known to Sabine that he'll have Ania killed if Sabine doesn't want her.

Season 2 Recruits

     Jacob  
Played By: Samuel Gomes Da Silva

A young Jewish man who runs into Alfred in the forests of France and eventually joins the team of resistance fighters.

  • Any Last Words?: asked this by the Gestapo when they raid the camp. He spits in the soldiers face in response
  • City Mouse: Fled to the woods to escape being sent to a camp, but admits he's ill-equipped for living in the wilderness.
  • Spiteful Spit: Spits on a Gestapo soldier right before dying.

     Miri  
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Played By: Sara Garcia

A young Roma woman who encounters Aurora in a French church and later joins the team of resistance fighters. Bonds with Neil as they have both lost their families to the Nazis.

  • Action Girl: A good shot who trains with Neil to add hand to hand to her skills
  • Battle Couple: With Neil
  • Birds of a Feather: One message board described her as the Roma, female version of Neil.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: Aurora sends Miri to protect Alfred in "Butcher and Bolt," even though Miri points out that he doesn't really need her, and Alfred tells her to leave once he enters the hotel. She doesn't, and ends up giving a huge assist to his escape.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Watched the Nazis kill/ capture her entire family/ community, including bashing her baby brother's head in.
  • Hot Gypsy Woman: Dresses more realistically than most examples but otherwise fits the trope well.
  • Killed Off for Real: In "Masquerade."
  • Naughty Nuns: Introduced as a nun but is actually just hiding from the Nazis at the abbey.
  • Neck Snap: Snaps a soldier's neck in "Butcher and Bolt" after being trained by Neil.
  • Public Execution: Is hung in front of the citizens of a French village in an attempt to catch a Resistance leader.
  • Secret Keeper: Hides 5 escaped prisoner of war at the abbey

     Major George Stirling 
Played By: Jamie Maclachlan

A British Major who the team is charged with breaking out of a German prison in season two in hopes that he can help train resistance fighters.

  • Going Down Withthe Ship : Fought to the bitter end at Dunkirk even though he knew it meant he would be captured.
  • Mauve Shirt: The only one of the rescued P.O.W.s that we really get to know, and one of the only (other than Conrad) to survive until Dieppe.
  • The Men First:Objects to getting out of the POW camp with the team because it means leaving the majority of his men behind.
  • Taking You with Me:Pulls this off with Panzer Tank

     Martin  
Played By: Dylan Schmid

A French teenager who witnesses Neil and Miri kill a couple of Nazis and is invited by Miri to join the camp of resistance fighters.

The Polish Resistance

     Janowski 
Played By: Florian Ghimpu

The leader of a group of Polish resistance fighters, Janowski is introduced in season three when he holds up a train that Faber, Sabine, and Aurora are traveling on.

     Zosia 
Played By: Aylin Tezel

A member of Janowski's resistance group

     Stroik 
Played By: Alan Turkington

A member of Janowski's resistance group

Others

    Siobahn Daly 
Played By: Emily Taaffe

A nurse who takes care of Harry when he's injured in France, but has a hidden agenda.

  • Driven to Suicide: When Aurora arrives to get her help with Tom, Siobahn has just attempted suicide with pills, which Aurora makes her vomit up. She later kills herself by stepping in front of a truck. She feels guilty about betraying the team after finding out the truth about what the Germans were doing.
  • Florence Nightingale Effect: On Harry
  • Heel–Face Turn: Does end up helping the team after she betrays them.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Kills herself rather than leading the Nazis to Harry.
  • Love Redeems: Helps the team due to her feelings for Harry.
  • The Mole: Seems like a trustworthy member of the Resistance. Turns out to be reporting to Faber.
  • Vengeful Widow: Plays on the German side because she believes they will help Ireland. Hates the British because she blames them for her husband's death.

    Jacques Rigaud 
Played By: Milo Twomey

A major player in the French Resistance

  • Inspired by...: The show's creators said Rigaud was "loosely inspired" by Jean Moulin.
  • La Résistance: Is supposed to be a major figure in the French Resistance.
  • Right Under Their Noses: While disguised as a priest, he talks the Nazi soldiers (who are looking for him) into letting him give bread to the prisoners.
  • Rousing Speech: Is tasked with writing one to inspire France and interrupt the broadcast of Hitler's speech. When Rigaud is killed, Neil reads the speech (and ad libs the ending) instead.
  • Tricked Into Escaping: Faber lets him escape only to shoot him in the back.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Killed an episode after he's introduced.

    Ania 
Played By: Julia Folta

A young Polish girl who is taken from her mother (who is then killed in front of her) so the Fabers can adopt her.

  • Replacement Goldfish: Schmidt gives her to Sabine and Franz as a replacement for Ulli.
  • The Quiet One: Rarely speaks. Understandable, considering what she's been through as well as the language barrier between her and the Fabers.

    Irena 
Played By: Nina Yndis

The daughter of the train depot agent who hires Alfred in Poland.

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