Catachan 2nd Jungle Fighters Regiment
The Catachan 2nd, nicknamed the"Green Vipers", is a celebrated regiment of the Catachan Jungle Fighters of the Imperial Guard. Its current commanding officer is Colonel "Iron Hand" Straken.[1a][1b]
The Catachan 2nd is made up of many specialized veteran squads, known as Catachan Devil Squads, equivalent to the elite Stormtroopers of the Militarum Tempestus that are called in to aid other regiments.
Important Battles and Events
- Colonel Straken - Commanding Officer[1b]
- Gunnery Sergeant "Stonetooth" Harker[1c]
- Nork Deddog (assigned to bodyguard Colonel Greiss, Straken's predecessor)[1d]
- Sly Marbo - The "One Man Army"
- 1: Codex: Imperial Guard (5th Edition)
- 2: Codex: Catachans (3rd Edition), pg. 22
- 3: Straken (Novel), Chapter 11
- 4: Codex: Astra Militarum (8th Edition) Colonel Straken Bio
- 5: Warhammer 40,000 Apocalypse: Kill Team, (e-book) pgs. 5-7