11th Division (Word of Blake)

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Eleventh Division - Infinite Justice IV-sigma
Unit Profile (as of 3074)
Nickname Infinite Justice
Parent Formation Word of Blake Militia
Formed Late 3060s
Disbanded 3076

The Eleventh Division is a Jihad era Word of Blake Militia unit, whose existence was unknown until the war began. The Eleventh Division was noted for its brutal actions on the mercenary world of Galatea.

History[edit]

Sacking of Muphrid[edit]

The unit first appeared in its surprise assault of Muphrid in 3068. The deadly attack was spearheaded by nuclear armed Aerospace fighters shattered Muphrid's planetary command networks and wreck its infrastructure where it would be years before it recovered. However, the quick victory by the Eleventh Division created years of guerrilla warfare on Muphrid.[1]

Assaulting of Galatea[edit]

From Muphrid, elements of the Division struck to Galatea in 3072. The Eleventh's forces were augmented by the Forty-seventh Shadow Division, and two supporting mercenary units, Martian Cuirassiers and Bullard's Armored Cavalry. The Eleventh Division and its other forces masquaded their units in paint schemes of the Northwind Highlanders in their assault on the planet. The Eleventh's formed the spearhead strike the mercenary world, disrupting the planet's security forces while rest of the Blake forces made their landings.[1]

The elements of the Eleventh remained on planet for few years, headhunting mercenary forces that have formed a resistance to Blake's occupation of the planet. The Eleventh numbers were bolstered from shear salvage from fighting on the planet. Allowing them to hold major city on the planet against raids from mercenary and local resistance groups.[1]

Under siege by the Coalition[edit]

In November 3075, Devlin Stone's Coalition forces had landed begun fighing to retake the planet. The Eleventh Division begun mounting bogged down the invaders in house to house fighting in Galatean City. This bought enough time for the Eleventh Division to maneuver itself fight them. The Eleventh managed bring self to face ComStar's Seventy-ninth Division in the fighting. However, Coalition forces, namely the First Skye Jaegers attempted to flank them during their attack against the Seventy-ninth. Stealthy new assets, namely the newly deployed Bolla Stealth Tanks emerged from hiding and surprised the Jaegers. The Coalitions begun to make advances against the Eleventh Division's battle lines when the 103rd Division arrived via planetfall to assist 11th Division's enemies.[2]

In December, the Eleventh Division's headhunter units scored a victory, with the death of the 103rd Division's commander, Precentor Styven Kimmelry. Both ComStar's First Army units and the 1st Skye Jaegers command fell to the Seventy-ninth Division's Precentor, Louisa Draga. The death of Kimmelry gave her pause and caused her to pull her forces from city of Paphos, leaving 11th Division's two Level IIIs to deal with Lyran's Jaegers. Which they attempted press them, but were rebelled by Jaegers.

At the end of the month, reinforcements belonging to the coalition forces had arrived in the form of Tooth of Ymir and the Knights of St. Cameron. The additional forces aided in breaking down the Eleventh's forces at city of Pygmalion after three days of constent fighting. ComStar's 103rd Division found a breach in the units defenses. This caused the Eleventh Division in the city into rout, trying to reach their comrades in Paphos. However, they were destroyed.

The forces of the Eleventh Division in Paphos managed to break off their engagement with the Jaegers and flee the planet.[3] It was noted by intelligence Division had less than single Level III formation worth of troops remaining.[4]

Disbandment[edit]

Following the casualties taken by the 11th Division on Galatea the Division was disbanded, with the survivors merged into the Second Division, which was itself destroyed on Dieron in 3078.[5]

Officers[edit]

Unknown

Tactics[edit]

The Veteran Division specializes in deception and disguise.[6]

Composition History[edit]

3068[edit]

Eleventh Division (Level IV)[1]

3076[edit]

Eleventh Division (Level III)[4]

Notes[edit]

Reference[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 91, "Eleventh Division"
  2. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 47, "Fighting on Galatea Continues"
  3. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 63, "Galatea Secured"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 223, "The Armies of Light"
  5. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 126, "Word Of Blake Militia"
  6. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 140 - "Rule Annex" - Eleventh Division

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