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138th Mechanized Infantry Division

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138th Mechanized Infantry Divisiion
Unit Profile (as of 2770)
Nickname The Chicago Division
Parent Formation XLIV Corps
Formed unknown

OverviewEdit

The 138th Mechanized Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

HistoryEdit

In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the XLIV Corps, Sixteenth Army, to District 3 of the Draconis Combine Military Region, but was moved to an undisclosed are of the Periphery by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising.[1] The 138th was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign.[1]

OfficersEdit

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 138th Mechanized Infantry Division

TacticsEdit

The Mechanised Infantry Divisions of the Star League were used offensively to exploit gaps in the enemy front created by the BattleMech Divisions. They also bore the brunt of defensive actions.

Composition HistoryEdit

The Division comprised two Brigades of Mechanised Infantry and a single BattleMech Brigade. Also attached was a Ground Aero Wing.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Star League, p. 149, "Sixteenth"
  2. The Star League, p. 133

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