Talk:472nd Division (ComStar)

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In the novels "The Hunters", "Sword and fire" and "Shadows of War", the 2nd ComGuard Division is dubbed the "Invader Galaxy". These novels concern the years 3059 and 3060.
Was the 2nd ComGuard Division renamed to the 472nd somewhen in 3061/3062 due to it's heavy losses? Or is it a simple contradiction? --Detlef 04:08, 19 January 2009 (PST)

Yet another annoying ComGuard contradiction. The 2nd Division was one of the earliest ComGuard formations, listed in 20 Year Update and the ComStar (sourcebook), where the Invader Galaxy was apparently an all new formation created after the Tukayyid according to Malicious Intent, and Field Manual: ComStar (which this entry is based on) lists them as separate formations. Twilight of the Clans flags the forces that went to Huntress as the 2nd Division, listing the Invader Galaxy separately as the unit that took part in Gran Refusal, which again causes even more problems with the novels... Cyc 16:19, 19 January 2009 (PST)
The way I read the novels, Victor Steiner-Davion suggested the Invader Galaxy as ComStar's contribution to Operation Serpent, but the ComGuards sent the 2nd Division instead. 2nd Division was on Defiance, and went to Huntress with TF Serpent. So, no contradiction there. Alkemita 11:20, 23 January 2009 (PST)
Well, I sold my novels many a year ago, so couldn't check and thus the benefit of the doubt, but every game book I can find (as indicated in 2nd ComGuard Division entry) confirms that the 2nd and Invader Galaxy are different outfits. Cyc 12:16, 23 January 2009 (PST)