Moritz

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

Moritz
Moritz nearby systems (3151)
Moritz nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -32.316 : 319.45[e]


Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Moritz was one of the worlds attacked in the opening wave of Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG, the major Lyran Commonwealth offensive of the Fourth Succession War. The attack on Moritz was intended to capitalize on the historic pattern of assigning new recruits to Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery units at specific times of the year, a bad habit that the DCMS had fallen into over the years. Defending Moritz at the time was the Fifth Sun Zhang Academy Cadre, and the intelligence was correct - the Cadre was understrength due to the combination of recent transfers and graduations. The LCAF dropped the Eighth Donegal Guards on Moritz, and the resulting campaign was fast and furiously fought. When the Guards broke through the Cadre's lines and drove towards the planetary capital, New Coffton, the Fifth retreated from Moritz. By the time the Fifth left Moritz almost half of its personnel were either missing, wounded or dead.[18]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Moritz was invaded by Clan Wolf in October 3050 during the Fourth Wave of Operation Revival, with major battles taking place at Falun, the Eda Valley and Gnesta Valley. The planet's political and economic capital, New Coffton, was surrounded by the Moritz mountain range, which gave the Moritz Defense Brigade a defensive advantage against 4th Striker Cluster's Trinaries First, Fourth and Fifth Mixed Services. The defender's lack of areospace support provide critical, as the fighter Stars of the mixed Trinaries were able to recon hidden defensive positions and support the ground forces' torturous advance through the mountains. By the time Wolf forces reached the city the planetary government surrendered..[43]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Fifth Sun Zhang Academy Cadre (until September)[18]

3050[edit]

3145[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (44 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Skokie 9.8 Sevren 13.6 Tamar 17.5 Laurent 20.4
Basiliano 22.5 Weingarten 23.1 Kandis 26.0 Volders 28.9
Kufstein 30.5 Maestu 30.7 Dell 31.1 Hohenems 32.1
Vulcan 34.4 Ridderkerk 34.7 Svarstaad 35.4 Thannhausen 36.3
Bushmill 36.7 Colmar 39.4 Cusset 39.5 Memmingen 40.3
Kobe 41.8 Mozirje 43.1 Bessarabia 43.2 Kreller 43.3
Hyperion 44.3 Feltre 44.3 Dompaire 46.6 Stanzach 46.9
Zoetermeer 47.1 Karston 47.7 Biota 49.4 Perrot 49.7
Planting 50.1 Vantaa 51.5 Gunzburg 53.4 Hainfeld 54.3
Wheel 54.6 Heiligendreuz 54.8 Engadin 54.9 Unzmarkt 55.8
Rastaban 56.6 Sudeten 58.0 Vorarlberg 58.8 Leskovik 59.8

References[edit]

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  33. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  34. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  35. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  36. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
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  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  39. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
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  42. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  43. Clan Wolf Sourcebook, p. 63
  44. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 134 - "Unit Deployment Table"
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 45.3 Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 63
  46. Field Manual: 3145, p. 167, "Theta Galaxy (Clan Hell's Horses)"

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