123rd Mechanized Infantry Division

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123rd Mechanized Infantry Division
Nickname The Surfing Soldiers[1]
Affiliation Star League
Parent Command XXX Corps Army


The 123rd Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XXX Corps Army, Twelfth, to District 2 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed area of the Periphery to take part in the Periphery Uprising by 2765.[2] The 123rd survived the war and the Hegemony Campaign, but its final fate remains unknown.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 123rd Mechanized Infantry Division
Major General Ronald Jeremy 2764[1]

Tactics[edit]

The Mechanized Infantry Divisions of the Star League were used offensively to exploit gaps in the enemy front created by the BattleMech Divisions. They also bore the brunt of defensive actions.

Composition History[edit]

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanized Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[3]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual SLDF, page 151
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 144, "Twelfth"
  3. The Star League, p. 133

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