Gunzburg

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

Gunzburg
Gunzburg neighbouring systems
Gunzburg neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 12.39 : 290.25[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Gunzburg was well-developed planet known to be one of core Free Rasalhague Republic worlds.

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Gunzburg was attacked as part of the exploitation phase wave of attacks launched during Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG in October and November 3028.[44] Gunzburg was considered a secondary target; the only particular value assigned to the planet by the Lyran Commonwealth was a pair of small terraforming plants dating back to the Star League era - otherwise, Gunzburg was simply a planet with deep tropical rainforests, murky swamps and a garrison in the form of the Twenty-second Rasalhague Regulars.[20] The battle for Gunzburg on into 3029,[45] as the Bad Dream and Mobile Fire mercenary commands spent weeks attempting to ferret the Twenty-second out of their hiding places on the planet. The Regulars had used their extensive knowledge of the local terrain to stay ahead of the two mercenary commands and to slip away each time they came into contact.[20]

In August 3029 the Twenty-second intercepted a communications message from Colonel Quentin Moore, commander of Mobile Fire, requesting assistance from the Bad Dream due to more than half of his command being afflicted with Birnheart's Fever, a debilitating illness common to Gunzburg. Tai-sho Tassen Sorenson, the commanding officer of the Regulars, felt that the time was right for a direct attack on the weakened mercenary command, as the communications intercept showed the Bad Dream to be three hours or more away from being able to offer assistance.[20]

Moving to the coordinates given by Moore, the Twenty-second found the location to be a deserted camp with nothing more than a half-dozen 'Mechs present and no sign of enemy troops. As Sorenson's troops moved into the open, heat traces in the swamp revealed the presence of Mobile Fire forces as the concealed mercenary BattleMechs began emerging from the swamp to attack the Regulars at close range. Even as Moore's forces were revealing themselves the Bad Dream began to attack the Regulars from behind, and Sorenson realised that he and his troops had been deceived. Sorenson ordered the Twenty-second to surrender rather than be destroy - an embarassing defeat for the Combine - before commiting suicide, leaving Gunzburg in Lyran hands.[20]

Operation REVIVAL[edit]

In 3050 Gunzburg was defended by General Tor Miraborg and the Gunzburg Eagles along with the 1st and 2nd Gunzburg Mechanized Infantry Regiments and the 1st Gunzburg Armored Regiment. At this time General Miraborg was also commander of all FRR forces in the Radstadt Province. In December 3051 the planet was attacked by Clan Wolf as part of the Fifth Wave of Operation Revival. In the bid to determine who would conquer the planet were Khan Natasha Kerensky and Star Colonel Marcos Radick. Earlier in the invasion, Star Colonel Radick had fallen prey to Natasha's sharp bidding practices and been forced to conquer Memmingen with a dangerously low number of troops. This time he sought to return the favor by driving her way below the cutdown. To the shock of those in attendance, Khan Kerensky drove her bid down even further and agreed to conquer the planet with just one man: Star Commander Phelan Kell. Thankfully, prior to his capture by Clan Wolf, the Star Commander was on familiar terms with General Miraborg, and after negotiating with him Phelan was able to convince the General to surrender peacefully.[46]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Thirteenth Arcturan Guards[48]

2821[edit]

3029[edit]

3050[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Heiligendreuz 15.50 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Vorarlberg 18.11 1 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CHH
Memmingen 19.47 1 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Thannhausen 21.21 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Stanzach 25.90 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CHH
Karston 26.53 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Kobe 29.04 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Satalice 30.44 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Weingarten 33.65 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Hainfeld 34.06 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Hyperion 34.73 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Volders 36.80 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Kandis 37.30 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Tamar 37.69 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Kempten 37.69 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Radstadt 39.51 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Skandia 40.49 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CGB
Bessarabia 40.67 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Thun 43.35 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Halesowen 45.81 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Engadin 47.29 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CHH
Alshain 47.63 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Kaesong 48.16 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Maestu 48.39 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Shaula 48.41 2 LC DC LC FC CW CW CW
Galuzzo 48.63 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Maule 49.42 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Wheel 50.27 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Nox 50.87 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Sheliak 52.42 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Moritz 53.89 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Goito 53.98 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Rastaban 54.03 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Suk II 54.30 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Utrecht 55.40 2 DC DC LC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Ardoz 56.39 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Marawi 56.45 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Kufstein 56.83 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Laurent 58.53 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Carse 58.95 2 LC LC LC FRR CW CW CW

References[edit]

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