Operation MANDRAGORA

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Operation MANDRAGORA
Part of The Dark Age era
Start Date 19 June 3144[1]
Location Palmyra
Planet Palmyra
Result Combine victory
Territorial
changes
Federated Suns lose the planet
Factions
Federated Suns Draconis Combine
Forces involved
2nd Federated Suns Armored Cavalry
1st Federated Suns Lancers
1st Royal Cavaliers
22nd Avalon Hussars
27th Avalon Hussars
5th Ceti Hussars
2nd Crucis Lancers
4th Crucis Lancers
7th Crucis Lancers
Davion Heavy Guards
2nd Davion Guards
3rd Davion Guards
3rd Robinson Strikers[1]

Overview[edit]

Operation MANDRAGORA Was a planned operation by the Federated Suns against the Draconis Combine. The operation was cancelled however when a Combine taskforce ambushed the Federated Suns forces at their staging ground on the world of Palmyra.[1]

Prelude[edit]

The Federated Suns commands involved in the debacle where originally part of the taskforce assigned to Operation SUNSHOWER.[1]

Battle[edit]

By early July most of the planet had been captured with only isolated elements of the Federated Suns forces offering resistance.[2]

Aftermath[edit]

The ambush resulted in the loss of over twenty percent of the total armed forces of the AFFS.[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Field Manual: 3145, pp. 70-71 Debacle at Palymra
  2. Technical Readout: 3145

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