276th Goguryeo Guerrilla's
Homeworld: Goguryeo/Imperial World/Segmentum Ultima
Military Specialty: Guerrilla Warfare Infantry
Order of Battle: 3000 men in 25 companies of Light Infantry, 6 Companies of Heavy weapons and 4 companies of Light Artillery.
Commanding Officer: Commisar Commander Suicho Kana Pang
History/Summary: Goguryeo was heavily forested Imperial world settled during the Imperial Age and its exports were manufactured goods and some specialist agriculture.
In 938.M48 Chaos forces made a from the Eastern fringe made a concerted effort to take the planet. Overwhelming Chaos forces enjoyed huge success initially. They crushed the defenders in the vicious battles for the first few cities in bloody battles which left those cities mostly ruins. As the Archenemies forces began sweeping through the remaining cities on the planet the defenders knew there was little they could do.
Lord General Bang Seong ordered a change of tactics. They began taking all of the military supplies, food and machinery they could and disappeared into the forsests, mountains, caves, under-cities and swamps that they could. As predicted Chaos forces took all but 4 of the remaining cities with little resistance, the seemed to assume that the defenders were spent. That is when the defenders struck back. Appearing as if from no-where, the defenders started to attack vulnerable positions. Supply dumps, logistic trains, air power bases, weapons manufactoriums and chemical factories were all targeted in a concerted effort. Usually they would mercilessly attack one type of target for a while and just when the Chaos forces would move men to defend them they would change to another target. The war went on in this way for nearly 400 hundred years. The Guerrilla's never quite able to gather enough forces for a concerted counter attack but the Chaos forces pinned down defending every asset. By the time Imperial Forces landed on the planet the Loyalists were in control of 3 quarters of the cities.
The 276th was typical of the regiments raised in these late war periods. Able to travel through the darkest, densest terrain and attack out of no-where, with rifles, heavy weapons, and even light artillery that is disassembled and carried through the jungles and tunnels on foot. Now that Goguryeo has been re-conquered, the Guerrilla's provide both the PDF and Imperial Guard from their deep bunkers and their type of warfare is exported to other warzones.
Miscellaneous: The average Goguryeo Guerrilla is lightly armed, a solid Las-carbine, flak vest and numerous grenades, bombs and trap equipment. They rely more on camo cloaks, often made from simple patterned infra scattering material which is re-dyed with local flora added on site, rather than sophisticated camo cloaks. During the war on their home-planet they used flamers, grenade and missile launchers, auto cannon, morters and heavy stubbers almost exclusively. In later battles on other worlds more exotic and expensive arsenal is much welcomed but still rare. Light artillery has always been limited to what can be carried so lighter cannons, heavy mortars and rocket artillery are used.
Due to the immense secrecy that is required to keep increasingly large complexes hidden iron dedication is expected and the Commissariat is highly import in the command structure.
Adventure hooks: The 276th has been hiding in dense jungle attacking the enemy with little external support for months. Now they have sent a message that they have liberated a valuable piece of archeotech. The PC's are charged with heading into the jungle and the Guerrilla's caves to obtain the devise and bring it back, of course the traitors aren't going to let it go that easily.
RPG system notes: The Guerrilla can be based on any freedom fighers, partisan or rebels. My initial thoughts were about south east Asian wars (Vietnam and Korea to name a few) and Afganistan. They are specialists in, or have bonuses to, Survival, Stealth and Trapping. They are insular and don't often work in the normal command structure so a penalty to fellowship (or penalty when dealing with strict organisations) is a balancing factor. They might have a higher WP, representing the harsh dedication, or a Hatred of Chaos Militia (due to vicious occupation).