73rd Adder Cavaliers (Clan Star Adder)
|73rd Adder Cavaliers|
|Unit Profile (as of 3059)|
|Nickname||Scourge of the Highlands|
|Parent Formation||Gamma Galaxy|
The unit had shown great fighting spirit in the counter-attack with the Ninth ACS on Priori during the Burrock Absorption. During that battle the Galaxy Commander was killed and the colonels of both cluster avenged him. The fight was fierce and the Spirits lost in the engagement the Twelfth Blood Drinkers, Nineteenth and the Fifty-sixth Assault Clusters. The medium weight unit could rebuild quickly after the end of the Absorption.
|Commanding Officers of the 73rd Adder Cavaliers|
|Star Colonel||MacLeod Connery||3059|
The unit showed a preference to urban combat and engagement in limited areas. The cluster had difficulties in fighting large-scale battles because the a lack coordination fighting as a coherent unit.
- Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 124