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Delacruz

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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Delacruz
Delacruz neighbouring systems
Delacruz neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 372.47:113.17[e]

The Delacruz system was home to at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Kaznejoy Prefecture of the New Samarkand Military District within the Draconis Combine.[1][2]

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The database of the (apocryphal) 1989 video game MechWarrior, set around the year 3025, gives a population of 879 million and describes the environment as "desert" (out of only three impressions of planetary environments given in the game, these being "desert", "ice", or "tropical").

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System Description[edit]

The Delacruz system is located near the Groveld III and Kesai IV systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Delacruz system was settled at some point prior to the end of the Reunification War.[3]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

In the lead up to Operation UNION HOLD, the Star League invasion of the Outworlds Alliance, Delacruz was a border world between the Draconis Combine and the Outworlds Alliance. The Star League Defense Force marshalled the Forty-third and Forty-fifth Brigades, part of the Fifteenth Division, V Corps on Delacruz prior to the invasion; the SLDF forces left Delacruz to invade Weisau in July 2581, landing on the Alliance world in August.[3][34][35]

Star League Era[edit]

Delacruz had long been a contested world, fought over by the Federated Suns and Draconis Combine, and was one of dozens of worlds that the Terran Hegemony targetted as a part of their foreign policy after the various campaigns of persuasion that expanded the Hegemony by conquest. Delacruz, like many other worlds, became a world jointly administered under the overall authority of the Hegemony.[36]

First Succession War[edit]

During the collapse of the Star League in the brief period between the end of the Amaris Civil War and the Exodus led by General Aleksandr Kerensky Delacruz evidently either lapsed into Federated Suns control or was annexed by the Federated Suns, but this wouldn't last long; in May 2787 the Draconis Combine launched an invasion of the Federated Suns, and Delacruz was one of the first worlds to be invaded. The Twenty-second Avalon Hussars were able to cover the retreat of the last Federated Suns defenders on the planet, with the Twenty-second's command lance covering the retreat of the last DropShip to launch.[11]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

2787[edit]

3025[edit]

3038[edit]

  • Eighth Sword of Light[39]

3040[edit]

  • Eighth Sword of Light[39]

3050[edit]

  • Eighth Sword of Light[40]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Kesai IV 7.8 Groveld III 14.5 Weisau 21.5 Conroe 22.2
Niles 27.0 Cimeron 30.8 Waldheim 31.4 Capra 32.9
Bryceland 37.4 Valentina 38.1 Latexo 38.7 Altdorf 39.8
Périgueux 42.8 Schirmeck 43.8 Saumur 44.4 Senorbi 45.5
Kaznejoy 47.2 Colia 48.6 Avranches 49.0 Budingen 49.8
Medron 51.7 Anguilla 51.9 Wittington 52.3 Damevang 55.8
Goubellat 56.1 Bremond 56.8 McGehee 56.9 Delitzsch 57.0
Beta Mensae V 57.6

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 106, "Reunification War: Outworlds Alliance Front Deployments (2581)"
  4. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - 2319
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - 2571"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Technical Readout: 3025 Revised, p. 112, "Deployment"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - 2822"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - 2864"
  16. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - 3025"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - 3030"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - 3040"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - 3052"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  26. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - 3067"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map [October 3067]"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere Map [3075]"
  29. Field Report: DCMS, p. 23, "Draconis Combine Deployment Map [3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  34. Historical: Reunification War, p. 113, "Weisau"
  35. Historical: Reunification War, p. 141, "Reunification War: Outworlds Alliance Front Deployments (2581)"
  36. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume Two, p. 118, "Jointly Administered Worlds"
  37. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  38. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 133, "Unit Deployment Table"
  39. 39.0 39.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 139, "Deployment Table"
  40. 20 Year Update, p. 41, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"

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