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Title: Luna Wolves Battle Honours
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VESPASIAN - February 7, 2010 11:52 AM (GMT)
Battle Honours of the Luna Wolves Legion:

The following is a list of the battles that the Luna Wolves took part in,with other pertinent details where possible. I have placed them in chronological order.

Important Note: The events of Horus Rising take place in the 203rd Year of the Great Crusade. At this time Horus had only been Warmaster for about a year.

Within the first 30 years of the start of the Great Crusade:

REILLIS: Fought against Human Settlers who refused to acknowledge the Emperor.

QUOTE (Index Astartes)
At the fortified city of Reillis, a Human settlement unwilling to accept the Emperor's beneficent will, the defending army used secret tunnels to infiltrate behind the besieging Imperial army and hundreds of shock troops swamped the command encampment. Unprepared and unarmoured, the Emperor and Horus fought back to back until a plasma blast stunned Horus and sent him staggering to the floor. The Emperor stood over the Primarch and refused to give ground until reinforcements arrived to drive their attackers back.



GORRO: Fought against the Orks-Horus cut off the arm of an Ork Warlord who was strangling the Emperor:

QUOTE (Index Astartes)
On the Ork-infested planet of Gorro, Horus repaid the debt by hacking the arm from a huge, frenzied Greenskin warlord as it struggled to choke the Emperor's life out of him.


80 years before Horus Rising:

KEYLEK: Fought against the Keylekid; a reptilian race. A long, brutal and miserable campaign that was fought '...long before [Horus] was made Warmaster.' Prior to this Horus was just called The Commander by his Legion.

20 years before Horus Rising:

DAHINTA: Fought against a Machine-Race (sentient robots) called the Overseers, who were led by the Archdroid.

2-1 years before Horus Rising:

ULLANOR: The most recent major engagement that the Luna Wolves had been involved in before Horus Rising. Although the Luna Wolves were involved in small skirmishes between the successful conclusion of the Ullanor Campaign and the events of Horus Rising. Here's a link for you for my article on this action: Ullanor

Other Possible Honours:

DEFEAT OF THE OMAKKAD PRINCES

MONASTERY CITIES OF NABATAE

All details taken from Index Astartes and Horus Rising.

PLEASE NOTE: BATTLE HONOURS FROM THE CHRONOLOGICAL PERIOD COVERED BY HORUS RISING WILL BE ADDED SHORTLY. I WILL ALSO ADD OTHER EARLIER ENGAGEMENTS MENTIONED IN THE LATER BOOKS

Vissah - February 11, 2010 05:53 PM (GMT)
I really like this post mate.
It gives me a lot more insight in the Legion :D




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