[GZG] [GZG Fiction] FLASH NEWS! League of Latin American Republics Invades Anglian Confederation!
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Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 13:13:09 -0400
Subject: [GZG] [GZG Fiction] FLASH NEWS! League of Latin American Republics Invades Anglian Confederation!
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League of Latin American Republics Invades the Anglian
Saturday, 13 August, 2057
London, England – After nearly a week of discussions between the
Latin American Republics and the Anglian Confederation over the who has
rights to the ex-United States territories of California, New Mexico,
Texas, talks abruptly ended last night. In the pre-dawn hours this
the League, under a storm of missile fire, exercised its military option
invaded the Anglian Confederation, completely overrunning all defenses
had been mobilized to that point.
"We knew they were up to something, with the maneuvers they had been
of late," stated Admiral Dewsbury, Lord Governor of the territory
known as the United States, "but we really did not expect them to carry
Military analysts who had been monitoring the LLAR's activities
that if anything occurred, it would be small scale border skirmishes.
Anglian Confederation military was not prepared for the unprecedented
of this attack.
"Our response will be swift and hard. We are now at war," declared
In the attacks the LLAR forces rolled over AC defensive positions and
made incursions upwards of 70 miles into AC land. Many defending units
obliterated outright. The LLAR took very few prisoners during this
A mixed company of Royal Guard and ex-US Rangers, who were stationed at
old monastery in the territory of southern Texas, managed to hold off
attacks, but they have been totally cut off from outside assistance.
Communications with the unit are completely down, but satellite imagery
shows that intense fighting is still raging around the old church.
"Those are brave men and women," said General Thresh, commander of the
ground forces on the continent. "We are making our best efforts, but the
attack was such a surprise that we will not be able to mobilize a relief
effort before it is too late to help them."
"I fear they will not last the night," Thresh added softly.
Most of the Anglian Confederation Ready Reserves that survived the first
hours of the attack are currently embroiled with LLAR forces at the
So far during this conflict nuclear weapons have not been deployed.
"It is an option we are considering," stated General Thresh, "But we are
loath to employ them except as a last resort."
There has been no statement from the League of Latin American Republics
about the invasion.