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Gannack's Charge

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Gannack's Charge was the name given to an infamous military error occurring on 438.926.M41 during the Spiron campaign. A Sentinel Troop led by Captain Gannack from the 3rd Kalaman Hussars, charged an Ork redoubt containing an artillery battery after confusing their orders. There were no survivors[1].


The Charge is probably based on the real-world Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War, in which an English brigade misunderstood its orders and charged a Russian redoubt containing an artillery battery. Like the fictional Gannack's Sentinel Troop, the Brigade was completely slaughtered.