Engadin

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Engadin
Engadin neighbouring systems
Engadin neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 19.90 : 336.51[e]

The Engadin system is the location of at least one inhabited world and as at 3145 was located in the Radstadt Province of the Rasalhague Dominion.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Engadin system is located near the Bushmill and Ferleiten systems.[3]

System History[edit]

The Engadin system was settled at some point during or shortly before the Age of War and was a member of the Draconis Combine by the time of the Reunification War.[4][5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

The Twenty-sixth Lyran Guards landed on Engadin as a part of the final wave of attacks launched during Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG in late 3028.[45] Rather than managing a quick victory, the Twenty-sixth found the campaign for Engadin dragging on into 3029,[46] in part because the campaign began to go wrong from the beginning. Leutnant-Colonel Woodruff Patterson and the Twenty-sixth had anticipated finding the Fifth Sun Zhang Academy Cadre on Engadin,[21] the Fifth having been badly mauled on Moritz by the Eighth Donegal Guards RCT.[47] The initial landings went badly, with a lack of co-ordination on the part of the DropShip pilots left the 'Mech forces tens of kilometers away from their support elements. Things rapidly got worse when the St. Cyr Heavy Assault Group, battered from their defeat on Kandis at the hands of the Twenty-sixth, revealed their presence on Engadin - by attacking and capturing the Twenty-sixth's support equipment and personnel.[21]

The Twenty-sixth ran themselves ragged for a month attempting to chase down the St. Cyr HAG before the lull in combat operations, at which point Colonel Patterson requested relief or reinforcements. In May 3029, the LCAF responded by ordering him to capture Zurin Spaceport so that supplies and reinforcements could be brought in. Zurin Spaceport was the main Draconis Combine Admiralty aerospace base on Engadin, and when Patterson led his forces to attack the airfield the St. Cyr HAG suddenly found their roles reversed, intently pursuing the rapidly-moving Twenty-sixth. By splitting his forces, Patterson managed to seize the airfield with his lighter 'Mechs while his heavier 'Mechs used the Flanders Swamp to block the advancing St. Cyr HAG forces.[21]

The St. Cyr HAG withdrew, giving the Twenty-sixth the opportunity to receive the infusion of supplies they needed, and the Twenty-sixth went on the offensive again, sparring with the St. Cyr HAG and attempting to seize the planetary capital city, Yonkers, from the defending Fifth Sun Zhang Academy Cadre - who were firing ammunition captured from the Twenty-sixth during the initial landings back at the Lyran forces. The Twenty-sixth made three unsuccessful attempts to capture Yonkers before the arrival of the Blackhearts mercenary command on Engadin in June; the Blackhearts launched an offensive of their own on Yonkers, using Long Tom Artillery to provide cover as they moved around the hillsides near Yonkers to attack the Sun Zhang cadets. After a two-hour battle in which the cadets fought bravely in their light 'Mechs the damage sustained on Moritz tipped the balance, and the cadets were forced to surrender. With no way to hold Yonkers, the St. Cyr HAG retreated from Engadin, leaving the planet in Lyran hands.[21]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Starting in late August 3050, as part of the Fourth Wave of Operation REVIVAL, Engadin was invaded by Clan Wolf. Star Colonel Ramon Sender led Trinary Assault and Supernovas Command and Second in what he bragged would be a quick and easy fight against the planet's defenders, the First and Third Engadin Home Defense Brigades. However he had not counted on the brigades' liberal usage of inferno missiles, and at Timons Vale, Manor Valley and the Bristle Cone Forest endless barrages of this ordnance caused much suffering. Much to the Star Colonel's embarrassment it was not until early September that Engadin was finally conquered, and the planet would go on to serve as a supply depot in support of further Wolf Clan advances.[28]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3029[edit]

3050[edit]

  • First Engadin Home Defense Brigade[28]
  • Third Engadin Home Defense Brigade[28]

3085[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Bristle Cone Forest: site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[28]
  • Timons Vale: site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[28]
  • Manor Valley: site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[28]
  • Yonkers: the planetary capital city.[21]
  • Zurin: site of a planetary spaceport and the main DCA aerospace base on Engadin during the late Succession Wars.[21]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Ferleiten 18.2 Bushmill 18.3 Stanzach 21.4 Goito 25.1
Radstadt 29.3 Christiania 29.6 Predlitz 29.9 Kandis 30.1
Memmingen 31.0 Kufstein 31.4 Vorarlberg 33.1 Unzmarkt 34.7
Kempten 38.1 Dawn 39.9 Hohenems 40.1 Spittal 40.1
Tamar 41.4 Pomme De Terre 45.0 Corfu 45.9 Gunzburg 46.9
Feltre 47.5 Muswell 49.3 New Oslo 49.9 Hermagor 52.6
Thannhausen 52.8 Weingarten 53.4 Vipaava 53.6 Moritz 54.9
Radlje 55.2 Kaesong 56.3 Rasalhague 56.7 Basiliano 57.1
Bruben 57.9 Casere 58.4 Liezen 59.8

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  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] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.7 21.8 21.9 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, p. 62, "Engadin"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  26. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "[Inner Sphere] - [3050] Map"
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.3 28.4 28.5 28.6 Clan Wolf Sourcebook, p. 62
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  30. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  34. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: Clans, p. 25, "Ghost Bear Dominion & Kungsarmé/Clan Nova Cat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  41. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  43. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  45. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 44-45, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  46. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, p. 61, "Trellshire and Tamar Theaters"
  47. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 50, "Other Early Action"
  48. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  49. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Deployment Table - 3085"

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