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New Bergen

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

New Bergen
New Bergen nearby systems (3151)
New Bergen nearby systems (3151)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 19.382 : 402.946[e]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary HistoryEdit

Early HistoryEdit

Colonists from the Federal Democratic Republics of Finland, Norway and Sweden emigrated in significant numbers after the end of the War Damage Tax payments levied on them as a part of the international rebuilding effort following the Second Soviet Civil War. Choosing a world far from Terra and the oppressive bureaucracy that went with it, the first colonists left in the mid-Twenty-third century and within sixty years had settled Rasalhague and eight other nearby worlds[1] including New Bergen.[2] In the late Twenty-third century these worlds created a joint government to oversee the development of the worlds, creating the Rasalhague Consortium. Contact with other interstellar nations led to the Consortium evolving into the short-lived Principality of Rasalhague, prior to the Principality being conquered by the Draconis Combine in the early to mid Twenty-fourth century.[1]

When Shiro Kurita launched his invasion of the Principality of Rasalhague in an attempt to annex the Principality and add it to the Draconis Combine during the 2330s and 2340s the brutalities inflicted by the Combine forces were such that many of the survivors fled from the Principality. In some instances, survivors from one or more Principality worlds banded together to found new colonies. Engineers from New Bergen joined with survivors from other worlds - craftsmen and artists from Predlitz and Kufstein as well as technicians from St. John - to settle the worlds of Bensinger, Steelton and Toland. All three worlds were on the outer reaches of settled human space, cold and icy worlds that would subsequently be courted by the growing Rim Worlds Republic.[45]

Star LeagueEdit

In 2764, the 47th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division of the Star League Defense Force destroyed a base for the armed group called the Great North on Outpost, New Bergen and St. John. However, the SLDF troops thought they were defeating a group of Periphery separatists. In actuality, the group was made of ethnic Rasalhagians wanted for political and cultural crimes by the Draconis Combine. The SLDF troops were unknowing;y doing the dirty work of oppressive Combine policies. This revelation nearly caused the entire Division to mutiny.[46]

Clan InvasionEdit

Operation RevivalEdit

New Bergen was conquered by Clan Wolf during Operation Revival in May 3050. During the customary batchall issued by the 279th Battle Cluster's Star Colonel Lara Ward, Major General Geston lied about the true size of his force. Thus when the 279th's Trinaries First, Second and Striker met the enemy at Stover's Field, they were confronted by a much larger force than expected: the New Bergen Armored Brigade and New Bergen Mechanized Infantry Brigade. Rather than break her bid and call in reinforcements, Star Colonel Lara Ward ordered her forces to retreat, laying ambushes as they went for their pursuers. Eventually the militia forces were weakened enough for the Wolf units to make a successful counterattack at Iron Island, defeating them and conquering the planet.[47]

JihadEdit

New Bergen was again conquered during the Jihad; Clan Hell's Horses launched a invasion of the Clan Wolf holdings in the Inner Sphere in early 3071, acquiring holdings for their own relocation to Spheroid space. New Bergen was seized by the Hell's Horses at some point in March or early April, who then consolidated their hold on the world.[34]

Military DeploymentEdit

Planetary LocationsEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 32 systems (29 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Svelvik 8.8 Balsta 13.7 Hermagor 14.6 New Oslo 17.3
Leoben 22.1 Rasalhague 23.9 Outpost 23.9 Bruben 29.0
Tovetin 29.2 Dawn 29.3 Alleghe 29.4 St. John 32.9
Christiania 37.0 Susquehanna 37.2 Skallevoll 37.5 Rodigo 37.9
Unzmarkt 42.7 Liezen 46.3 Radlje 46.3 Ferleiten 49.5
Lovinac 50.2 Vipaava 52.9 The Edge 53.1 Trondheim 53.3
Predlitz 54.1 Pomme De Terre 54.5 Holmsbu 54.6 Feltre 56.9
Pinnacle 59.4 Kirchbach 61.8 Last Frontier 62.6 Hohenems 66.3

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 20 Year Update, p. 44, "Origins"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - 2319
  3. 3.0 3.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 27, "War Against Rasalhague"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - 2571"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - 2822"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - 2864"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  18. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - 3025"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - 3030"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  23. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - 3040"
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  26. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - 3052"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  31. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - 3067"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map [October 3067]"
  34. 34.0 34.1 Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 15, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 31, "Clan Occupation Zones [3072] Map"
  36. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere Map [3075]"
  37. Field Report: LAAF, p. 21, "Lyran Alliance [3079] Map "
  38. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf & Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Table [3079]"
  39. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  40. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  41. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  44. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  45. The Periphery, 1st Edition, p. 17, "Inner Sphere Politics"
  46. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 191, "47th Royal Mechanized Infantry Division"
  47. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 59
  48. Field Report 2765: DCMS, p. 16, "Rasalhague Regulars"
  49. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  50. 50.0 50.1 50.2 50.3 Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 59
  51. Field Report: Clans, p. 13, "Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Status"
  52. Field Manual: 3085, p. 125, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  53. Field Manual: 3145, p. 173, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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