Shirotori

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

Shirotori
Shirotori neighbouring systems
Shirotori neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 18.08 : 189.69[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Shirotori was attacked as part of the final wave of attacks launched during Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG in Late 3028, with the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces deploying the Third Donegal Guards to capture the planet.[43] The battle had bogged down, and Shirotori was still contested when the lull between operations began in early 3029.[44]

Defending Shirotori were the First Proserpina Hussars, a four-battalion regiment commanded by Tai-sa Mashaka Hirohito. The Third managed to secure the bulk of the countryside, but the Hussars retained control of the three major cities on Shirotori, and used a combination of the hit-and-run attacks for which they were famed and superior reconnaissance to dog the Third, constantly disrupting attempts to muster attacks against the dispersed Hussar battalions before breaking contact before the Third could concentrate forces against them. If the Hussars had mustered their superior numbers together, they might well have driven the Third off Shirotori; as it was, when the lull between operations approached in early 3029, the commanding officer of the Third, Colonel Walter Lestrade, requested reinforcements from the LCAF.[20]

Lestrade was recalled to the Commonwealth in February, and in March he was replaced as commanding officer of the Third by Colonel James Lancelot Hipper. The news that the LCAF wasn't sending reinforcements to Shirotori was unwelcome, particularly coupled with the change in commander partway through an operation, but Hipper proved to be a tactical savant. Exploiting information obtained from a captured DCMS courier, Hipper devised and executed a headhunter operation that saw Hirohito and half of his senior command staff killed in their bunker within the city of Meijer. Two days later the Third had captured Meijer, and five days after the death of Hirohito the Third has also captured Brusk, the leaving Massona as the only major city still under the control of the Hussars. A week later the Hussars retreated from Shirotori, leaving the planet in Lyran hands.[20]

Military Deployment[edit]

3029[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

  • Fifth Alshain Regulars[46]

3059[edit]

3067[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Brusk: one of three major cities on Shirotori during the late Succession Wars.[20]
  • Massona: one of three major cities on Shirotori during the late Succession Wars.[20]
  • Meijer: one of three major cities on Shirotori during the late Succession Wars.[20]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Dehgolan 15.86 1 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Caldrea 16.31 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Pilkhua 22.87 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Grumium 23.40 1 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Trolloc Prime 24.44 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Najha 27.98 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Camlann 30.05 2 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Sulafat 31.00 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Rubigen 31.05 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Tukayyid 31.19 2 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Port Moseby 33.24 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Numki 33.33 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Chandler 34.17 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Altenmarkt 34.71 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Buckminster 35.21 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ramsau 37.70 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Toffen 40.11 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Lothan 42.10 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Kiesen 42.64 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Karbala 42.83 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Al Hillah 43.21 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Aubisson 45.70 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Diosd 46.07 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Meacham 47.27 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Utrecht 47.52 2 DC DC LC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Eguilles 47.87 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Mannedorf 48.88 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Orestes 49.69 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Darius 49.81 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Nox 50.83 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Fatima 51.77 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Meilen 51.96 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Accrington 53.33 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Fort Loudon 54.49 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Setubal 54.97 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Ueda 55.39 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Jabuka 55.71 2 LC DC LC FRR CSV CSV CJF
Dalkeith 56.50 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Krenice 56.63 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Sakhalin (LC) 57.25 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Maule 57.75 2 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Gram 58.45 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Morningside 58.51 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Odabasi 58.70 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC


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