Sternwerde

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Sternwerde
Sternwerde nearby systems (3151)
Sternwerde nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 63.834 : 248.625[e]

The Sternwerde system was the location of at least one inhabited world and as of 3145 was located in the Rasalhague Dominion.[1]

System Description[edit]

The Sternwerde system is located near the Kiamba and Marawi systems.[1]

System History[edit]

The Sternwerde system was colonized at some point during the reign of the Star League and was part of the Draconis Combine until Operation Revival in the 31st century.[2][3]

Sternwerde[edit]

Sternwerde
Geophysical
Jump point
distance
3 days[4]
Infrastructure

Planetary History[edit]

Star League[edit]

During the final years of the Star League, Sternwerde was the host to a Star League Defense Force garrison.[5]

Succession Wars[edit]

Post Fourth Succession War[edit]

In 3035, Hansen's Roughriders, a mercenary unit in the employ of the Federated Commonwealth, jumped through the Free Rasalhague Republic to attack Sternwerde. Sternwerde at the time was defended by the Fifth Benjamin Regulars and a battalion of the Elite Second Sword of Light. The defending Combine forces fought a delaying action while awaiting reinforcements to trap and destroy the Roughriders. The Roughriders were able to keep the defenders a bay until enemy reinforcements arrived. However, instead of retreating from the numerically superior forces, the Roughriders attacked the enemy landing zone and destroyed the Combine reinforcements in their Dropships while they were unloading. With this victory, the Roughriders then left Sternwerde.[6]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Operation Revival[edit]

Sternwerde was conquered by Clan Ghost Bear in January 3052 during the fifth wave of Operation REVIVAL. The 1st Bear Guards began their attack by dropping through heavy cloud cover to directly engage the defending 7th Alshain Regulars at Lone Hill and Marlet. This began a running fight between the two as the Bear Guards maneuvered along the first line of defense and punched through its center, allowing them to spread out and to take down as many opponents from behind as possible. The Seventh's commander officer, Tai-sa Gerber Shazil, upset this plan by ordering his units to instead charge through the Bear Guards' own lines and march out into the waters of Dearborne Lake. While the pursuing Clan warriors chased them out of the lake, they briefly lost contact with with the Seventh during a blinding rainstorm. They finally caught up with them at dawn the next day and engaged the regiment near their parked DropShips at Hideaway, but before they could be destroyed elements of the Seventh sacrificed themselves so that the bulk of their unit could escape off-world.[7]

Dark Age[edit]

The Second Combine-Dominion War[edit]

On November 2nd, 3099, the Fifth Sword of Light attacked Sternwerde via a nearby pirate point merely a days travel away. The defending Rasalhague Dominion force, the 300th Battle Cluster, initially thought the incoming Jumpships were a delayed supply shipment. However, when the incoming ships did not answer any hails, the 300th realized they were under assault, but had little time to prepare a defense. The Fifth Sword of Light landed unopposed and moved quickly to attack the Dominion forces.

The 300th centered their defense on Camp Mützenich, a formerly Draconis Combine built fortification that had been repurposed by Sternwerde's new rulers. For a week, the 300th held off the Fifth by using the walls of Camp Mützenich to restrict what firepower the Combine units could bring to bear. On November 10th, the Fifth focused their artillery on a section of the Camp's wall and created a hole in the fortifications. They then pushed a small number of units through before the 300th could close the gap. One of these units was a covert ISF team that used explosives to detonate the Camp's munitions depot and power plant. However, by November 14th the Combine forces withdrew as they began taking unacceptable losses. But, before leaving, the Fifth's Dropships passed over Camp Mützenich to destroy whatever targets they could. The DCMS considered the attack on Sternwerde a victory as it left the 300th combat ineffective for the near future.[8]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

3054[edit]

3061[edit]

  • Twelfth Bear Chevaliers[50]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Lone Hill - Major Battlesite during Operation Revival[7]
  • Marlet - Major Battlesite during Operation Revival[7]
  • Dearborne Lake - Major Battlesite during Operation Revival[7]
  • Hideaway - Major Battlesite during Operation Revival[7]
  • Camp Mützenich - a Draconis Combine military installation occupied and repurposed by Clan Ghost Bear, major Battlesite during the Second Combine-Dominion War[8]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (44 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Kiamba 11.4 Marawi 16.4 Ardoz 17.8 Krenice 19.6
Setubal 22.6 Kanowit 24.4 Tinaca 26.0 Mannedorf 26.2
Halesowen 27.6 Meilen 29.2 Dumaring 29.8 Oyevaina 30.4
Alshain 30.7 Eguilles 30.8 Tanh Linh 31.0 Maule 32.2
Kiesen 34.8 Toffen 34.9 Babuyan 34.9 Odabasi 35.6
Mualang 36.8 Skandia 41.2 Sheliak 41.4 Ogano 42.1
Utrecht 42.1 Baruun Urt 43.1 Darius 44.0 Chandler 44.6
Rubigen 45.4 Najha 46.9 Kaesong 48.3 Paracale 48.8
Arkab 49.7 Numki 49.8 Muswell 50.0 Nox 51.4
Pilkhua 52.1 Lamar 52.3 Yamarovka 54.4 Xinyang 54.8
Altenmarkt 55.9 Thessalonika 57.0 Satalice 59.2 Shardayne 59.3

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VIII, "Rasalhague Dominion Deployment Map - December 3145"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  4. Objective Raids, p. 62, "Sternwerde"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 256, "SLDF - Draconis Combine Military Command Map"
  6. Technical Readout: 3039, p. 68, "Deployment"
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Invading Clans, p. 35
  8. 8.0 8.1 Historical: Wars of the Republic Era, p. 31-32, "Sternwerde"
  9. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  10. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  12. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  13. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  15. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  18. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  19. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  22. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  29. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: Clans, p. 25, "Ghost Bear Dominion & Kungsarmé/Clan Nova Cat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  46. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 256, "SLDF - Draconis Combine Military Command Map"
  47. Field Report 2765: DCMS, p. 16, "Rasalhague Regulars"
  48. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  49. Objective Raids, p. 62, "Unit Note"
  50. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 163, "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
  51. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  52. Field Manual: 3145, p. 172, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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