Ki Zoban

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Ki Zoban
System information
X:Y Coordinates 446.07 : 132.28[e]


Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

Ki Zoban was a core world within the Outworlds Alliance when Operation UNION HOLD began in 2581. With the intention of forcibly incorporating the Outworlds Alliance into the Star League following the mass rejection of the Pollux Proclamation in 2575 by the major Periphery states, the invasion of the Outworlds Alliance saw two corps of Star League Defense Force troops and a mixed brigade of DCMS forces begin systematically occupying Alliance worlds. Ki Zoban escaped the attentions of the Outworlds Alliance Task Force until January 2583.[5]

Ki Zoban was an unremarkable world when the Star League forces arrived; although elements of the Alliance 4th Armored Division had been present on Ki Zoban in 2581 and early 2583, the planetary milita was the weakest of any Alliance core world and the planet itself was valuable only as a strategic asset, due to it's close proximity to the Alliance capital of Alpheratz. The commander of the Star League V Corps tasked the 40th Brigade of the 14th Division to conquer Ki Zoban; the 40th Brigade landed on the 30th of January to find the militia defending the planetary capital, Mikanda, and rolled over them in just four hours. Within 5 days all of the militia were dead or in captivity, and by the end of February the 40th Brigade was back up to 95% combat strength.[5]

The entire of V Corps began massing on Ki Zoban from February onwards, with the exception of the remnants of the 37th Royal Brigade, which were still rebuilding on Bryceland. The commander of the Star League campaign against the Alliance, General Amos Forlough, began an advance on the key Alliance world of Cerberus in early 2583 using forces from II Corps, and Forlough ordered the V Corps Commander, Major General Victoria Zibler, to begin a campaign against other Alliance worlds. Although the V Corps campaign would be more limited due to a lack of transport assets compared to II Corps, V Corps began an eight month seek-and-destroy campaign targetting the industry and civilian population of worlds the Star League had yet to occupy. Zibler would dispatch forces from Ki Zoban to attack Lushann in March, followed by Dindatari and Morthac in April and May. The last major formation to leave Ki Zoban was the 40th Brigade, who deployed to Tellman IV in July 2583.[50][51]

Ki Zoban would be garrisoned by Star League forces until the end of the war in 2585; after peace was declared on the 1st of August 2585 with the enactment of the Treaty of Cerberus Ki Zoban returned to Outworlds Alliance control, and would remain an Outworlds Alliance world throughout the Star League era.[6]

Military Deployment[edit]

2582-2583[edit]

Outworlds Alliance militia garrison (until January 2583)[5]

Elements of the 4th Armored Division[50]

Star League occupying forces (from January)[5]

Star League occupying forces (February - July)[50]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 147, "Outworlds Alliance after Age of War (2571) and at the Fall of the Star League (2750)"
  2. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 33, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 106, "Reunification War: Outworlds Alliance Front Deployments (2581) "
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Historical: Reunification War, p. 122, "Ki Zoban"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 126, "Year Five: Peace In Our Time"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 36, "Outworlds Alliance Militia Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. Fiel Report 2765: Draconis Combine, p. 25, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [2765]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 98, "Outworlds Alliance - [2767] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Cmbine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  19. The Periphery (sourcebook), p. 156, "The Outworlds Alliance Sector"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  24. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  30. Objective Raids, p.46, "Map of Periphery States: The Outworlds Alliance Sector"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Spher Map - [3057] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Davion, p. 77, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  33. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 110, "Outworlds Alliance"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  35. Inner Sphere, p. 97, "Near Periphery Kingdoms Map"
  36. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 150, "Outworlds Alliance (3067)
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  38. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  39. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  40. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  41. Field Report: Clans, p. 28, "Clan Snow Raven & Outworlds Alliance Deployment Map [3079]"
  42. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  43. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  44. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  46. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  47. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  48. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  49. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  50. 50.0 50.1 50.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 140-141, "Outworlds Alliance Front"
  51. Historical: Reunification War, p. 124, "Baby Killers Unleashed"

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