McAffe

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

McAffe
McAffe neighbouring systems
McAffe neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -181.18 : -45.28[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Third Succession War[edit]

In 3020 the Free Worlds League attempted to set a trap for the mercenary unit Snord's Irregulars, in retaliation for the number of successful raids and campaigns against the League that the Irregulars had either performed or supported. The League plan involved redeploying the Third Battalion of the Second Free Worlds Guards to McAffe and spreading rumours that a number of priceless artworks, including a number captured from the Irregulars' museum on Clinton in 3017, were being held in a facility on the Kincaid Peninsula on McAffe. The intent was to lure Cranston Snord into bringing the Irregulars to McAffe to retrieve the artworks, at which point the Third Battalion, commanded by Force Commander Simon Beckner, would ambush and destroy the Irregulars.[13]

Snord took the bait, but managed to outfox the ambushers; using one of the rakshasa storms common to McAffe as cover, Snord had his 'Mechs enter the ocean at Marggraf's Harbor and then walk across the ocean floor to the Kincaid Peninsula before jumping from the seaward shelf into the rear area of the Third Battalion. Quickly destroying a complete lance of Free Worlds Guards 'Mechs - causing the other lances to withdraw - before securing the artworks and leaving McAffe, leaving the destroyed 'Mechs behind for the Free Worlds Guards to salvage. Snord went so far as to send a taunting message to Captain-General Janos Marik about the Irregulars successful retrieval of the artifacts - including a toy dog that had belonged to Elvis Presley - on returning to the Irregulars base on Clinton. Force Commander Beckner was reduced in rank to Captain and recalled to Atreus for a board of inquiry for his failure.[13]

The Jihad[edit]

The planet McAffe was one of the targets of the Skye and Bolan Province invasion of the Free Worlds League in 3068. The invasion by the combined forces of the two Provinces, named Operation ÜBERSCHATTEN, saw McAffe occupied along with the worlds of Preston and Rexburg by the 20th of May 3068. The Lyrans would only hold McAffe for a few weeks; when Marshall Jeremy Brett assumed control of the local FWLM forces and launched Operation BROKEN FIST, the Free Worlds League counterattack against the invading Lyran forces, McAffe was one of his first targets, and the FWLM recaptured the world on the 2nd of July.[9]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

2821[edit]

  • Fifth Free Worlds Guards[14]

3020[edit]

3025[edit]

3050[edit]

  • Ninth Regulan Hussars[16]

3054[edit]

  • Ninth Regulan Hussars[17]

3059[edit]

  • Ninth Regulan Hussars[18]

3067[edit]

  • Ninth Regulan Hussars[8]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Sheridan 11.97 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Togwotee 15.82 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bondurant 18.52 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ford 18.88 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Gannett 22.14 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Nestor 22.29 1 LC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Pingree 28.59 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Megrez 30.44 2 LC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Rexburg 30.94 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Gienah 32.65 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Giausar 32.92 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Danais 33.75 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Gallatin 35.96 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Launam 35.99 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Thermopolis 36.82 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Arcadia 37.92 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Concord 39.07 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Cascade 42.32 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Autumn Wind 44.70 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Zortman 45.37 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Tania Australis 45.37 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Helm 49.73 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Loric 49.98 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Preston 50.32 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Hyde 51.87 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Colfax 52.31 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Sterling 52.68 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Uhuru 53.89 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Amity 54.67 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bainsville 55.52 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Ideyld 56.47 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Regulus 57.21 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Rasalas 57.89 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  2. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  3. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  4. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  5. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  6. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  7. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 162, "Free Worlds League Deploment Table"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  10. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  11. Era Report: 3145, p. 9, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  12. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Dispatch
  14. 14.0 14.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  15. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 109, "Unit Deployment Table"
  16. 20 Year Update, p. 57, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  17. Objective Raids, p. 39, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  18. Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 115, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"

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