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Urjala

Urjala
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Urjala nearby systems
Urjala nearby systems
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System Information
X:Y Coordinates -417.777 : 69.492[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

By the end of the Age of War Urjala was a part of the Timbuktu Province of the Rim Worlds Republic.[1] In 2583 civil war had been raging within the Rim Worlds Republic for eight years, fought between supporters of First Consul Gregory Amaris and supporters of the Rim Provisional Government, and Urjala was the garrison posting of a contingent from the Fourth Amaris Fusiliers, a unit that had taken up the RPG cause.[37]

The Star League Defense Force had created a task named Task Force MAILED FIST following the decision by the Star League to intervene in the civil war and restore Amaris to power. The Star League had initiated Operation MAILED FIST in mid-2581, but the SLDF plans had been forced to change after a deep raid by a contingent drawn from the Fourth had managed to strike evade all of the SLDF and LCAF border patrols and struck at the Lyran Commonwealth interior world of Alarion.[38]

The result was the reorganization of the SLDF forces and their auxiliaries into three battlegroups, each responsible for the pacification of one of the three provinces that made up the Rim Worlds Republic.[39] Urjala and the Fourth Fusiliers were targets of the battlegroup assigned to pacifying the Timbuktu Province, and the SLDF deployed the three units drawn from the 2nd Marik Auxiliary Corps - the Second Brigade of the Fusiliers of Oriente, the Second Regulan Hussars and the Second Defenders of Andurien - to secure the world.[40]

The Free Worlds League forces quickly defeated the Fourth Fusiliers in the field but soon discovered that actually holding Urjala was far harder than capturing it; just as with other captured worlds the FWLM forces lacked the number of boots on the ground needed to control so much territory, and as a result insurgents were quickly weakening the occupying forces. Control over the world wasn't secured by the Timbuktu Battle Group until after the decision was made to redeploy part of the Free Worlds League garrison from Bolan to Urjala to boost the number of troops present on the planet.[40]

Star League Era[edit]

During the closing years of the Star League era Urjala was conquered by the Lyran Commonwealth during the 2773-2775 Republic-Commonwealth war.[11]

Military Deployment[edit]

2581-2583[edit]

2583-2585[edit]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 28 systems (26 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Florida 10.0 Rapla 15.3 Aberystwyth 17.1 Ayacucho 22.0
Venaria 26.1 Karkkila 26.5 Enders Cluster 29.4 Myrrdin 30.0
Kitopler 32.2 Buena 38.0 Huesta 38.1 Stanley 41.5
Chiavenna 41.8 Valloire 44.8 Hinckley 45.3 Aiguebelle 45.9
New India 46.1 Viborg 48.6 Mercedes 49.5 Premana 51.9
Cruz Alta 52.5 Revivim 53.2 Apinzel 53.5 Coldbrook 57.0
Al Jafr 57.6 Kladnitsa 59.3 Haggard 60.1 Sarikavak 61.7

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18: "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25: "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158: "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25: "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League - [2750] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 36: "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii: "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10: "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38: "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  9. Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 25: "Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104: "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  11. 11.0 11.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 37: "The Republic-Commonwealth War"
  12. First Succession War, pp. 24–25: "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36: "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122–123: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. First Succession War, pp. 112–113: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40: "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii: "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47: "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56: "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59: "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  21. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132: "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 10: "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61: "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 22: "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 10: "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 28: "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  27. Inner Sphere, p. 75: "Lyran Alliance Map"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70: "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42: "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  30. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64: "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  31. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19: "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62: "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  33. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii: "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  35. Era Report: 3145, p. 39: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  36. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  37. 37.0 37.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 154: "Rim Worlds Republic Front (Jump-off - 2587)"
  38. Historical: Reunification War, pp. 132–133: "Alarion (December 2581)"
  39. Historical: Reunification War, p. 133: "Island Hopping (2582-2590)"
  40. 40.0 40.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 134: "Helbrent to Nightwish (July 2582 - November 2584)"
  41. Historical: Reunification War, p. 128: "Reunification War: Rim Worlds Republic Front Deployments (2581)"
  42. Historical: Reunification War, p. 152: "Rim Worlds Republic Front (Jump-off - 2587)"

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