Battle of New Freedom

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Battle of New Freedom
Part of The Fourth Succession War
Start Date May 3029[1]
Location St. John[2]
New Freedom[1]
Planet Lyons
Draconis Combine
Federated Commonwealth
Commanders and leaders
Tai-sho Sen Ti Ch'uan[2] Colonel Morgan Kell
Forces involved
Third Dieron Regulars[1] Kell Hounds[1]

During the Fourth Succession War, the Third Dieron raided the world of Lyons with orders to wipe out the settlement of New Freedom. [3] On May, 5th, 3029 the regiment attacked the city, and over the course of two days slaughtered the population. On the 17th, the Kell Hounds mercenary unit arrived and conducted a sneak attack against the Regulars. The Kell Hounds' 1st Battalion overran the Third's Command HQ, killing the regiment's commander. After realizing that the unit was cut off from its DropShips, the 3rd in command Tai-sa Hiro Akuto surrendered. [4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Warrior: Coupé, Ch. 13
  2. 2.0 2.1 Warrior: Coupé, Ch. 15
  3. Warrior: Coupé page 104 - Morgan Kell tells his people that ISF reports that the people of New Freedom's goal was to assassinate the Coordinators. The Third Dieron was sent in to annihilate them.
  4. Warrior: Coupé, p. 103 - "Debriefing of the Kell Hounds after the battle of New Freedom".