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Granera

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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Granera
Granera nearby systems (3151)
Granera nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -98.239 : -330.395[e]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary HistoryEdit

During the Reunification War, the world of Granera was used as a Star League Defense Force staging post and supply cache for the SLDF task force invading the Magistracy of Canopus. As a world in the rear area, Granera was assumed to be safe from threats when the invasion of the Magistracy began in 2577; the Magistracy Armed Forces would disprove this theory in early 2578.[5]

Intelligence received by the commander of the MAF, Colonel Adam Buquoy, indicated that the second-line troops acting as garrisons on various supply worlds throughout the border region of the Free Worlds League were ill-prepared for any attack and that where plans for the defence of supply worlds existed, they weren't being practised. Buquoy acted decisively on this information; in addition to personally leading four mercenary units against the important supply world of Meadowvale, he dispatched units to strike at three other supply and staging worlds - Ayn Tarma, Granera and Saonara.[5]

Granera was successfully raided by the 2nd Canopian Light Horse, although the Canopian forces took heavy losses at the hands of the 1st Marik Militia who had rotated on world and surprised the Light Horse with their presence on the world. The attacks on the various supply and staging worlds attack were another shocking surprise for the SLDF task force, coming hot on the heels of the Canopian naval ambush at Vakarel and the rapid redeployments that had bloodied VII Corps on Cranston. While the loss of the supplies was a major blow to the SLDF operations, more damaging was the knowledge that the theatre of operations was no longer confined to the Magistracy itself and highlighted that the SLDF would need to defend rear areas previously considered safe. This again forced a change in the SLDF strategy, with the SLDF commander, Captain-General Marion Marik ordering a temporary cessation of hostilities while supply routes were reorganised, escorts arranged and garrisons bolstered. The raids also bought the MAF six months to rebuild and rearm.[5]

After the Reunification War, Granera developed from being a military staging post into a fully-fledged colony world.[30]

Military DeploymentEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 40 systems (40 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Pernik 15.6 Ingonish 17.0 Banfora 19.3 Watermael 21.0
Villanueva 21.0 Kanata 22.6 Ryerson 24.4 Dansur 27.9
Piriapolis 28.0 Gouderak 30.6 Xanthe 31.0 Leyda 31.8
Cap Rouge 34.0 Deschenes 34.6 Fagerholm 36.5 Meadowvale 37.6
Tengil 37.8 Katla 40.0 Kalmar 41.6 Siendou 41.8
Borka 41.9 Umka 44.2 Cole Harbour 44.3 Butzfleth 44.5
Guangzho 46.5 Bogrib 47.7 Vakarel 48.3 Hudeiba 49.1
Alamagordo 49.6 Scheuerheck 49.7 Cursa 50.2 Mattisskogen 50.3
Dili 53.3 Aspropirgos 54.3 Itica 54.7 Yanchep 55.6
Thurrock 56.9 Rosendal 57.2 Andurien 58.9 Mosiro 59.7

ReferencesEdit

  1. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  3. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 93, "Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War [2571] and fall of the Star League [2750]"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 94, "Reunification War: Magistracy of Canopus Front Deployments (2577)"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Historical: Reunification War, p. 99, "Meadowvale (January 2578)"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  9. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864]"
  13. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3050] Map
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere [3052] Map
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3057] Map
  19. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere [3063] Map
  21. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  22. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere [3075] Map
  24. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - August 3079"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 148, "Magistracy Of Canopus Front(Jump-Off - 2582)"
  31. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. 117, "Free Worlds League Military - Andurien Defense Force"

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