Manhattan Resistance was formed shortly after the Soviet Invasion of New York City, led by Isabella Angelina and the Freedom Phantom (Chris Stone), ran from the Rebel Base is the most vocal and effective fighting force in the Soviet-Occupied city.

The Resistance was operating in major districts like Brooklyn, fighting the Soviets, liberating civilians and freeing military and political representatives, for the prevention of the assimilation of the United States. Eight months after the initial invasion of New York, the Resistance raided Governer's Island, the SAFN News headquarters and killed General Tatarin, thus having, although a small one, victory.

The Resistance later drove out the Soviets, freeing New York, but celebrations will be short lived, as the Soviets will be back with, as quoted by Chris Stone '...bigger guns and more soldiers...'