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Engadin nearby systems
Engadin nearby systems
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System Information
X:Y Coordinates 19.896 : 336.507[e]

The Engadin system is the location of at least one inhabited world and as of 3145 was located in the Radstadt Province of the Rasalhague Dominion.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Engadin system is located near the Bushmill and Ferleiten systems.[3]

System History[edit]

The Engadin system was settled at some point during or shortly before the Age of War and was a member of the Draconis Combine by the time of the Reunification War.[4][5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Succession Wars[edit]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

The Twenty-sixth Lyran Guards landed on Engadin as a part of the final wave of attacks launched during Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG in late 3028.[46] Rather than managing a quick victory, the Twenty-sixth found the campaign for Engadin dragging on into 3029,[47] in part because the campaign began to go wrong from the beginning. Leutnant-Colonel Woodruff Patterson and the Twenty-sixth had anticipated finding the Fifth Sun Zhang Academy Cadre on Engadin,[21] the Fifth having been badly mauled on Moritz by the Eighth Donegal Guards RCT.[48] The initial landings went badly, with a lack of coordination on the part of the DropShip pilots left the 'Mech forces tens of kilometers away from their support elements. Things rapidly got worse when the St. Cyr Heavy Assault Group, battered from their defeat on Kandis at the hands of the Twenty-sixth, revealed their presence on Engadin - by attacking and capturing the Twenty-sixth's support equipment and personnel.[21]

The Twenty-sixth ran themselves ragged for a month attempting to chase down the St. Cyr HAG before the lull in combat operations, at which point Colonel Patterson requested relief or reinforcements. In May 3029, the LCAF responded by ordering him to capture Zurin Spaceport so that supplies and reinforcements could be brought in. Zurin Spaceport was the main Draconis Combine Admiralty aerospace base on Engadin, and when Patterson led his forces to attack the airfield the St. Cyr HAG suddenly found their roles reversed, intently pursuing the rapidly moving Twenty-sixth. By splitting his forces, Patterson managed to seize the airfield with his lighter 'Mechs while his heavier 'Mechs used the Flanders Swamp to block the advancing St. Cyr HAG forces.[21]

The St. Cyr HAG withdrew, giving the Twenty-sixth the opportunity to receive the infusion of supplies they needed, and the Twenty-sixth went on the offensive again, sparring with the St. Cyr HAG and attempting to seize the planetary capital city, Yonkers, from the defending Fifth Sun Zhang Academy Cadre - who were firing ammunition captured from the Twenty-sixth during the initial landings back at the Lyran forces. The Twenty-sixth made three unsuccessful attempts to capture Yonkers before the arrival of the Blackhearts mercenary command on Engadin in June; the Blackhearts launched an offensive of their own on Yonkers, using Long Tom Artillery to provide cover as they moved around the hillsides near Yonkers to attack the Sun Zhang cadets. After a two-hour battle in which the cadets fought bravely in their light 'Mechs the damage sustained on Moritz tipped the balance, and the cadets were forced to surrender. With no way to hold Yonkers, the St. Cyr HAG retreated from Engadin, leaving the planet in Lyran hands.[21]

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The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

According to the apocryphal campaign scenario Inselhüpfen from Wunderwelten magazine, part of the fighting between the 26th Lyran Guards and the St. Cyr Heavy Assault Group actually took place on Engadin's small, water-rich moon Muddy which was described as strategically important and a source of water and oxygen. Most of the moon's surface is covered by water, and only one single small island, Draaken Island, is solid enough for DropShips to land upon while the swampy terrain precludes the use of 'Mechs heavier than medium weight class. The defenders primarily used a submarine operating from a secret base on Draaken Island, naval surface vessels, hovercraft, and jet ski infantry in what was essentially a maritime battle.

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Clan Invasion[edit]

Operation Revival[edit]

Starting in late August 3050, as part of the Fourth Wave of Operation REVIVAL, Engadin was invaded by Clan Wolf. Star Colonel Ramon Sender led Trinary Assault and Supernovas Command and Second in what he bragged would be a quick and easy fight against the planet's defenders, the First and Third Engadin Home Defense Brigades. However he had not counted on the brigades' liberal usage of inferno missiles, and at Timons Vale, Manor Valley and the Bristle Cone Forest endless barrages of this ordnance caused much suffering. Much to the Star Colonel's embarrassment it was not until early September that Engadin was finally conquered, and the planet would go on to serve as a supply depot in support of further Wolf Clan advances.[29]

Military Deployment[edit]






Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Bristle Cone Forest: site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[29]
  • Timons Vale: site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[29]
  • Manor Valley: site of a major battle during Operation REVIVAL.[29]
  • Yonkers: the planetary capital city.[21]
  • Zurin: site of a planetary spaceport and the main DCA aerospace base on Engadin during the late Succession Wars.[21]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 36 systems (35 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Ferleiten 18.2 Bushmill 18.3 Stanzach 21.4 Goito 25.1
Radstadt 29.3 Christiania 29.6 Predlitz 29.9 Kandis 30.1
Memmingen 31.0 Kufstein 31.4 Vorarlberg 33.1 Unzmarkt 34.7
Kempten 38.1 Dawn 39.9 Hohenems 40.1 Spittal 40.1
Tamar 41.4 Pomme De Terre 45.0 Corfu 45.9 Gunzburg 46.9
Feltre 47.5 Muswell 49.3 New Oslo 49.9 Hermagor 52.6
Thannhausen 52.8 Weingarten 53.4 Vipaava 53.6 Moritz 54.9
Radlje 55.2 Kaesong 56.3 Rasalhague 56.7 Basiliano 57.1
Bruben 57.9 Casere 58.4 Liezen 59.8 Heiligendreuz 61.0


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