Age of the Imperium

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Compiler Atraex writes that there are 23 second Founding Chapters, but fails to name them.

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Destruction of Qeruiabn Minor.

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Destruction of the Xnaio.

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Purging of Sallind.

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The Siege of H'rax. Known as 'the Iron Hell', the siege of the Ork Fortress World, H'rax, is undertaken by a combined arms force of Imperial Guardsmen in Crusade-strength and nearly three Companies worth of Supernovas Space Marines. The campaign would last five years, and cost all involved a bloody toll. Due to lingering infestation, Feral Orks would remain a threat to the planet for centuries to come.

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Julican III Wars.

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Xavier is apprenticed to Salamanders. Chaplain Hasdrubael officiates at Xavier's initiation into Chapter and Xavier impresses the Chaplain deeply.

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Deruin Conflict.

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Chaos Space Marines raid Attica II and IV, but leave Attica Prime and its Planetary Governor, Erwin Borstar alone.

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Kue'Fan Wars.

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Xranon Conflict.

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Death's Pass Wars.

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Wurain Conflict.

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Vulanin Wars.

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Fallin Wars.

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Scorin Wars.

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The Gothic War. Abaddon leads huge force against the Gothic Sector with the aim of capturing the Blackstone Fortresses.

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Lrauion IIV Wars.

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Battle for Poruin.

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Falsified fleet movement instructions are uncovered following the complete destruction of Battle Group Portentia by unkown attackers - Alpha Legion possibly involved.

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The Battle of Gethsemane.

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The Battle of Schindlegeist.

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Assassination of Warboss Krogbar. The Ork Warboss "Krogbar Da Unstoppable" fails to live up to his name whilst rallying forces for a strike on Ultramar. The Supernovas Chapter learns of his growing power, and sends a single Squad to eliminate him. They complete their mission undetected, and the resulting power struggle destroys the Waaagh! before it can begin. The location of the planet is sent to Macragge, and the Ultramarines send their own kill-teams to purge what remains of the Orks two months later..

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Karkian Incident. Lord Damius attacks the mining world of Karkian and takes hundreds of prisoners for unknown reasons.

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Forge world of Castabury in the Bethamor system falls to surprise attack led by Orks of Warlord Skarmork. Castabury is liberated by Death Korps of Krieg.

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Attack on the Flaming Angel. The Cremators Rapid Strike Vessel, the Flaming Angel is attacked by Lord Damius..

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A sudden plague of Crixian locusts on the agri-world, Daethryu Prime, decimate food crops causing widespread famine. Riots break out and local army mutinies. Loss of food exports from Daethryu Prime causes major supply problems in the sub-sector which hinders Imperial forces in subsequent years during Chaos incursions into Segmentum Pacificus. Alpha Legion is involved.

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Imperial Forces and Blood Reavers recover Word Bearers' Land Raider on Merric's World. Inquisitor Le Guinn of the Ordo Malleus investigates daemon possessing Land Raider and is destroyed in process.

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Lidrun Conflict.

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Severus is accepted by Ultramarines and successfully completes his training.

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Forces of Chaos, led by Abaddon the Despoiler. Land on Urthwart. Chaos Defilers successfully used in beseiging Bloden Keep and it falls within an hour.

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Severus receives Marksman Honour while a member of the Ultramarines' 6th Company in combat against Eldar Pirates.

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Severus receives an Imperial Laurel after being wounded in cleansing of Copul IV.

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Severus is promoted to sergeant of the Ultramarines' 3rd Company and commands a squad through the Siege of Belios and the first Balur Crusade.

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Severus receives Terminator honours.

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Severus is critically injured during the Battle of Corinth. His mortal remains are used to replace those of Brother Commodius in the Dreadnought Ironclaw.

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Euain Conflict.

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The First War for Armageddon.

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Prefect of Soliden, Erasmus Phramtle, notifies Council of the threat of alien aggressors in the Donorian Sector.

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War of Gynth.

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Increase in warpstorms causes disruption to deliveries to Armageddon leading to food riots and eventually an armed revolt.

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The Bellum Chaotica states that Daemon Prince Angron raises mighty horde of mutants, daemonhosts and renegades, which use the space hulk Devourer of Souls to close in on Armageddon.

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Explorator Magos Prime Reston Egal surveys Naogeddon and catalogues Xeno structures of Necron origin. World declared Purgatus.

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The Corinthian Crusade.

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Siege of Tulwa. Calgar leads infiltration force which destroys the Fortress of Pain of the Iron Warriors Legion.

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Battle at The Aqueduct. Battle at The Aqueduct. Sergeant Xeran of the Supernovas Chapter deploys on the world of Celadon in answer to a call for aid. Facing an Ork Waaagh! seemingly without end, the Space Marines dig in and help protect the capital. Their efforts cumulate with the battle for control of the aqueduct. Though their losses are heavy, they are ultimately victorious thanks to a timely intervention by the Fate's Angels.

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Uilin Slaughter. Uilin was believed to have been attacked by Lord Arnell.

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Magos Biologis Salk of the Draco Legion Biomedical Research Station, New Hallefuss, details the bio-weapons used by the Tyranids.

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Crusade in the Lithesh Sector. Imperium tries to restore grip on string of sub-sectors stretching between the Damocles Gulf and the Perdus Rift Anomaly.

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Battle of Magragge.

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First documented encounter between mankind and Tyranids. Adeptus Mechanicus Explorator station at Tyran attacked and consumed but records allowed Inquisitor Kryptman to identify attacks and predict course of Hivefleet Behemoth. Ultramarine Dreadnought Severus participates in the Joran retaliation against the Tau Empire. Ultramarines' 3rd Company captain, Ardias, is killed shortly before force withdraws. Battle of Macragge. Calgar leads fleet of Ultramar against Hivefleet Behemoth. Entire Ultramarine's first company wiped out; Tyranids defeated.

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Hive Fleet Behemoth discovered.

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The 812th feast of Blades. All 12 competing chapters are in attendance. Hervald Strom of the Iron Knights wins the competition..

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WAAAGH! Skullkrak invades the Targus system. Kayvaan Shrike and the Raven Guard 3rd company are amognst the forces that respond..

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Marshal Primus Rogal Surr intercepts transcript of Cult Mechanicus trial in which Tech-Adept Uvochi is accused of techno-heresy.

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The Salamanders 2nd company scour all traces of Genestealer Infestation from the moon of Ymgarl.

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Scouring of Quintarn. Calgar drives Ork scavengers from triple system of Quintarn, Tarentus and Masali.

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Tau commander O'Shovah establishes a string of heavily fortified stronghold-colonies.

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Sack of Penury IV. Tau Fire Warriors fight alongside pirate forces.

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Space Marine Chapter losses lost in warp 13; irrecoverable battle losses 21; gene-seed failure 9; inquisitorial purge 4; other circumstances 16.

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Magos Biologis Salk of the Draco Legion Biomedical Research Station, New Hallefuss, describes the steps Tyranids use to assimilate a planet.

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The N'kele Massacres. Necron raids begin in the Roian Strait of the Segmentum Obscurus.

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Kavaal'Ash is born on the Tau sept world of Cha'Mont'Yr.

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Purgation of Jhanna. Calgar leads two Ultramarine companies and recaptures oceanic cities of Omon and Vorlencia.

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The Magos Biologis of New Hallefuss debate the theories of the Tyranid Hive Mind.

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Tau spot Farsight. Farsight spotted near planet firestorm, home of the Aurora chapter, who are loosing several outposts near Obsidia..

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The 813 Feast of Blades. Despite suffering heavy wounds in the Vinculus Crusade, Hervald Strom emerges triumphant once more. Never before has one chapter, let alone one champion, prevailed in two successive assemblages..

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Sons of Anteus answer plea for help from Guild Fathers in the Third Inter-Guild War of the Inca Sector.

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Third Inter-Guild War of the Inca Sector begins.

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The Invaders Chapter launch a direct assult on the Craftworld Idharae.. Though the Space Marines suffer horrific casualties, they leave the Craftworld a ruined and desolate husk..

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Battle of Steel Cross. Captain Cortez of the Crimson Fists slays Ork Warlord and his entire bodyguard.

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Assault on Black Reach.. The Ultramarines 2nd Company defeats Waaagh! Zanzag..

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Battle of Arconar. Calgar defeats powerful coalition of Eldar raiders on feral world of Arconar.

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Captain Cortez of the Crimson Fists manages to break through Eldar lines; suffers seventeen wounds, including a stabbing wound to one of his hearts.

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Battle for Cha'Mont'Yr. The first real act of Kavaal'Ash is to unit the Tau against the alien oppressors of the Dark Eldar under Archite Drael'Kaens command. Despite horrific losses, the battle is a victory for the Tau on Cha'Mont'Yr.

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Cha'Mont'Yr War. Vicious war which saw Canoness Gemiel attains daemonhood.

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Battle of Knarts Landing. Calgar eliminates rebel army led by General Dornal in thirty day battle on industrial world of Knarts Landing. Ultramarines casualties less than 17%.

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Captain Cortez of the Crimson Fists defends breach in Fortress Maladon's wall for twenty-one hours of constant fighting.

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First recorded contact with Necrons by Imperial forces of the Sisters of the Adeptus Sororitas at Sanctuary 101.

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War of Cha'Mont'Yr ends.

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The Badab War. Rebel Space Marines of the Tiger Claws led by mentally unstable Commander Huron joined by Executioners and Lamenters destroy Imperial Ships around Badab. Fire Hawks, Marines Errant, Red Scorpions, Minotaurs, Star Phantoms, Exorcists, Fire Angels, Salamanders, Space Sharks and Sons of Medusa all involved in quelling rebellion.

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Third Inter-Guild War of the Inca Sector ends.

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Captain Cortez of the Crimson Fists fights through entire Kardian campaign without supplies. Canoness Sepherina makes a pilgrimage from Terra to Sanctuary 101 to reconsecrate the hallowed ground of the convent after the Necron attack six years earlier.

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Badab War ends.. The Star Phantoms and Space Sharks chapters besiege Badab, ending Huron's reign..

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Battle of Amion fought against rebel forces of the King of the Further Reaches. Tech-Marine Clearn and his driver Marine Rillan of the Red Talon Space Marines in Land Raider Eagle's Claw breach rebel's main defensive lines, which leads to final defeat of rebels. Azrael becomes Master of Death Wing.

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A variant Genestealer with sac-like pouches containing virulent inorganic poisons and haemotoxins is captured.

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Azrael becomes Grand Master of the Dark Angels.

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Ghazghkull launches a massive campaign of destruction, which begins with the bloody invasion of Armageddon.

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The White Scars' Great Khan Kyublai vanishes fighting the Dark Eldar.

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Balur Crusade. Calgar elected leader of Space Marine force operating against worlds in the Eastern Fringe. Operation begin with scouring of Ork-held Balur and end with devastation of Boros.

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Third War for Armageddon begins.

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Series of xenocidal Ork purges begins on Armageddon.

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Buca III is destroyed by missiles by the Orks.

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The Heretic Archivist of the Gethsemane Recluslam is executed.

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Fire Hawks Chapter disappears during warp jump to the Crows World subsector.

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Chigon 17 is attacked by the Orks.

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The Damnos Incident.. The 2nd company rescues survivors from the doomed world of Damnos..

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Purging of Xoedic Binary by Grey Knights.

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Series of xenocidal Ork purges ends on Armageddon.

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Taelos is slain by the Imperial Fists.

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23rd Bruttiam Regiment raised in response to Administratum decree requesting troops to take part in the Third Araklionid War. Fire Hawks declared lost in the warp twenty years after setting out for Crow's World on a counter-invasion mission against the Eldar.

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Creed and Kell fight through Hrud migration.

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The Fire Hawks are proclaimed Lost in the Warp.

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Imperial Battle cruiser Radient Way and escorts are attacked by Orks.

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23rd Bruttiam Regiment eliminates Eldar raiding force that attacked Xenthorp Minor.

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Warlord Snagrod the Arch-Arsonist of Charadon invades Badlanding and then Rynn's World homeworld of the Crimson Fists. Helbrecht is elected High Marshal of Black Templars. Verdus Prince Desecration of the Basilica of St Capilene - Necrons engage with Black Templars.

Army Icon for TyranidsArmy Icon for Imperial GuardArmy Icon for Eldar992.M41 [official]

Reports of Hivefleet Kraken in eastern fringe. VIII Kimmerian regiment assisted by Jotun Bearclaw's Space Wolf Great Company in Brightfast Mountains of Ichar IV. The Imperial Guard regiment is wiped out attacking a Tyranid brood nest. Lord General Creed annihilates Ulthwe raid on Aurent.

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Hive Fleet Kraken discovered.

Army Icon for Tyranids993.M41 [official]

Splinter fleets from Hivefleet Kraken move towards galactic core. After seventy years of labour, and following on from the work of eight hundred and thirty six generations of Keepers of the Library Sanctus of Terra, Keeper Cripias finishes the history of the majesty of the Human race. He is declared a heretic in the following year.

Army Icon for Tyranids994.M41 [official]

Evacuation of Aleph Sigmar. Prefect Vertex evacuates planet in face of Tyranid splinter-fleet from Ichar IV, Hivefleet Harbinger.

Army Icon for Space MarinesArmy Icon for Imperial GuardArmy Icon for Tyranids995.M41 [official]

Defence of Ichar IV. Calgar acts as supreme commander in defence of Ichar IV, a vital industrial world on the Eastern Fringe. Tyranid invaders held in check by combined force of Space Marines, Imperial Guard and Eldar. Lords of Wrath Chapter and 23rd Bruttiam Regiment capture and arrest Decius Mus, better known as Arch-Heretic of Auscum.

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Tau Birth. Suam' Eldi is born into the Sept of Tash'var.

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Inquisitor Kryptman identifies pattern of attacks by Tyranid Hivefleet Leviathan stretching along the Ultima Segmentum, Segmentum Tempestus and Segmentum Solar. Centre of attacks close to Ork empire of the Overfiend of Octarius. The Temple of the Star Child is destroyed on Levilnor IV.

Army Icon for NecronsArmy Icon for Alien Hunters998.M41 [official]

Massacre on desert planet Triasta by Necrons. Deathwatch investigation proves that Necrons teleport back to tomb complexes. Inquisitor Lichtenstein declared Excommunicate traitoris.

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Attack on Triasta. Canoness Gemiel is attacked by Necrons and narrowly escapes with her life.


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