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As an [[SLDF]] [[Infantry]] [[division]] the Seventy-second would have been formed from two [[Brigade|brigades]] of grunt infantry and a brigade of light [[BattleMech]] [[regiment]]s.<ref name="SLp133">''The Star League'', p. 133</ref>
  

Latest revision as of 10:57, 13 September 2019

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72nd Infantry Division
Unit Profile (as of 2784)
Nickname Gator Hunters
Parent Formation XXIV Corps
Formed unknown

Overview[edit]

The Seventy-second Infantry Division was a part of the Star League Defense Force Regular Army.

History[edit]

In 2764, the unit was stationed on St. Andre[1], assigned as a part of the XXIV Corps, Fifth Army, to the Capellan Confederation Military Region and transferred to District 2 of the Capellan Confederation Military Region by 2765.[2] The Seventy-second survived the Periphery Uprising and the Hegemony Campaign, and followed General Aleksandr Kerensky on the Exodus in 2784.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 72nd Infantry Division
Major General Raoul "Cajun" LeHarbin 2764[3]

Tactics[edit]

All of the division’s BattleMechs are jump-capable. The infantry brigades are trained in boat handling, long-range scouting and small-unit tactics.[3]

Composition History[edit]

As an SLDF Infantry division the Seventy-second would have been formed from two brigades of grunt infantry and a brigade of light BattleMech regiments.[4]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Star League, p. 153, "Fifth Army"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: SLDF, p. 81, "72nd Infantry Division"
  4. The Star League, p. 133

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