Cerignola

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Cerignola
System information
X:Y Coordinates -328.01:-286.32[e]

The Cerignola system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 2750 was located in the Rim Commonality province of the Free Worlds League.[1]

System Description[edit]

The Cerignola system is located near the Izmir and Stettin systems.[1]

System History[edit]

Star League[edit]

The Cerignola system was colonised during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War.[2][1]

In 2748, SLDF forces discovered a hidden pirate base in the wilderness of Cerignola. When elements of the 44th Mechanized Infantry Division went in to destroy the base, they encountered heavy resistance and an enemy force that seemed to come and go as they pleased. This prompted the entire Division to arrive on world and assist their comrades in defeating the bandits. However, for over two months, the pirate forces harried and eluded the 44th despite the entire Division being on world. The beleaguered troops were frustrated in their lack of success until a scout found an entrance to an extensive network of natural caves and catacombs under the entire area where they were operating. The pirates has been traveling via the catacombs to avoid destruction and out maneuver their opponents. After this discovery, the 44th found every entrance to the catacombs and collapsed them simultaneously. The fact that pirate forces were still able to survive this incident made the 44th the laughingstock of the XXXIV Corps (Star League).[3]

Succession Wars[edit]

Cerignola vanished from maps during the Second Succession War,[4][5] indicating that the system had been abandoned or depopulated.

Political Affiliation[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Stettin 16.4 Izmir 22.2 Lesnovo 23.2 Campoleone 28.7
Tohelet 41.6 Goth Khakar 42.0 Negushevo 42.9 Romita 43.1
Astrokaszy 47.4 Niops 51.5 Ghaziabad 52.8 Corbeanca 55.3
Karachi 55.9 Gatchina 57.8

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  3. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 121, "44th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  6. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  7. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2822]"
  11. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 169
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  13. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3057"
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - 3063"
  19. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  20. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  21. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  22. Field Report: FWLM, p. 19, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map [3079]"
  23. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  24. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  25. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  27. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  28. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"

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