Tag: Dar Sai Campaign

Tau counterattack seizes Omao Plantation

“As the campaign for Port Arena continued, it became apparent that the sprawling forests of Dar Sai were a major obstacle for Imperial forces. Although the 728th Cadian Regiment had an advantage in armor over the Tau, there simply wasn’t enough good tank country to fight in—and the […]

Imperial drive on Hawi Plantation fails

“The mobility of the Tau war machine is the greatest obstacle to cleansing Dar Sai of the xeno filth. You can watch your flanks. You can deploy a huge reserve to guard your rear. But, at some point in the battle, when a weakness appears in your deployment, […]

Battle of Three Hills ends in Guard-Tau draw

“By mid-738.M41, as the Imperial Navy blockade over Dar Sai loosened, the resupplied Tau army became an increasingly formidable military force—and Imperial troops found each battle against the xeno invaders increasingly costly.”—Chronicle of the Tau invasion of Dar Sai, published 753.M41. — Battle of Three Hills 3 883-885 […]

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728th Regt. drives Tau from Omao Plantation

“Striking north from the port city of Aruna, Imperial forces have driven the Tau invaders from the nearby Omao Plantation—and are currently driving the xenos north through the Aruna River Valley.”—Imperial Voxcast, 3 738 738.M41. Imperial Voxcast: On the moon of Dar Sai, the 738th Cadian Regiment, supported […]

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Tau launch offensive at Port Aruna – Part 2

“As the fighting continued, the Knights of Altair realized that the tactics they’d honed against Hegira’s orks were not appropriate for the more technologically advanced Tau. It took time, but the Astartes realized that they didn’t need flamers. They were not fighting a mindless horde. They needed melta […]