New Florence

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New Florence
System information
X:Y Coordinates 90.61 : -11.64[e]


Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

New Florence was a Terran Hegemony world when the Capellan Confederation formed in 2366.[3]

Star League Era[edit]

In 2782 the Ariana Grenadiers fought what would become one of their most famous campaigns, engaging AFFS forces on New Florence. One battle during the attack was subsequently dramatized in a holodrama known as the Charge of No Return. The battle to take a fortified outpost in the Cresidain Plateau cost the Grenadiers a number of Griffin and Shadow Hawk BattleMechs during multiple charges against the outpost's defenders. The peak of this battle occurred when the Grenadiers captured the Davion defenders' DropShip.[41]

Succession Wars[edit]

New Florence was one of a small number of former Terran Hegemony systems initially claimed by the Federated Suns prior to the First Succession War, only to subsequently be conquered by the Capellan Confederation. The CCAF military operation began in early 2787 with the conquest of Angol, Rio and Tybalt; with those invasions complete by August, the CCAF launched a second wave of attacks in October 2787, targeting Hean, New Florence and Ronel. The AFFS defenders on Hean had been expecting an invasion since the DCMS invasion of New Rhodes III in May, but had anticipated an attack by Combine forces, not Capellans. When the Seventh Tikonov Lancers and Thirteenth Liao Lancers attacked New Florence, the defenders found themselves outnumbered, in addition to the problems caused by facing CCAF tactics, which focussed on a mix of hit, run and harass, rather than the more direct tactics used by the DCMS. By November all three systems had been conquered, leaving the CCAF free to launch invasions of Addicks, Ankaa and Small World.[13]

New Florence was subsequently annexed by the Draconis Combine,[14] before being seized by the Capellan Confederation in the Second Succession War, becoming a part of the Tikonov Commonality.[16] New Florence is located between Ronel and Tybalt and vanished from maps during the Third Succession War.[16][19]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding, 2366"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War [2571]"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
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  11. 11.0 11.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
  12. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  13. 13.0 13.1 First Succession War, p. 45, "Neglected Front: Liao Takes Advantage"
  14. 14.0 14.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
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  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3057] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  34. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  36. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  37. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  38. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  39. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  40. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  41. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 83, "Ariana Grenadier Unit Profile.
  42. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 134, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"

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