Warriors and Strategists

Numerous historic figures have had the label hero applied to them. Of these individuals, many had military careers while others were statesmen or politicians. A number were both. All commanded respect and obedience, inspiring those around them with their courage, charisma, and self-confidence. Heroes in Empire Earth are divided into two classes Warriors and Strategists. From an historical perspective, Warrior Heroes often put themselves on the line, directing their troops and even partaking in...

Gathering Food

Food is the most basic of human resources as it is essential for our survival. Long ago, food was synonymous with power. Those who controlled the sources of food thrived while those who didn't tended to die out. Today, food is just one of several resources crucial to every modern nation. In Empire Earth, food is vital to your civilisation's continued development. Consequently, there are several ways to gather food. Your Citizens can forage, hunt, and farm. You can also build fishing boats to...

Manfred von Richthofen

Manfred von Richthofen began his military career in the Prussian Cavalry. He fought in Russia early in the First World War, but got himself reassigned to the recently-formed German Air Force. In the Fall of 1915, after a few weeks of observation but little actual instruction, Richthofen flew his first solo flight and crash-landed. But in 1916 after just a month of flying in his new Albatros fighter, he tallied 6 victories and was well on his way to becoming the greatest flying ace of the war....

Orders and Actions

Besides movement, you can order your troops and civilians to carry out a variety of other actions. Orders can be given to an individual or a group all at once, often with a simple right-click of the mouse. Some actions require you to click an Action button first - a list of all the Action buttons can be found earlier in this chapter. ' flim ni5hnce . .ulim-iaibil ' .' i- 53 IIrIrI ' .I r.rm MI IT.M -I . -.r iinn -n - . . . ftnilk 71 r imp'iintai. ah.hl 1 arhuk ac . ih.ujl gt ah r ' ACTION...

Travis Shackelford

Travis Shackelford was born at home near Austin, Texas, and graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1917. His first combat experience came in France during the First World War, just a short time after graduation. Shackelford led a platoon of the 306th Battalion of the US 77th Division. German forces surrounded the 306th and other so-called lost battalions in the Argonne Forest on the 3rd of October, 1918. Shackelford personally led forays against the enemy lines to keep from...