Battle of Tauron

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Battle of Tauron
Battle of Tauron
Conflict: First Cylon War
Date: 4,571 days into the Cylon War. Approximately 40 years prior to the Fall of the Twelve Colonies
Related Episode(s):
Place: Tauron
Result: Abatement in hostilities, Armistice signed.
Combatants
Twelve Colonies of Kobol Cylons
Commanders
Colonial Military Unknown
Strength
Colonial ground troops, Raptors At least 3 basestars, Raiders, Centurion ground troops
Materiel Losses
Unknown Unknown
Casualties
Innumerable Innumerable
Battle Chronology
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Operation Raptor Talon (concurrent) Battle of Tauron Fall of the Twelve Colonies


The Battle of Tauron shares joint status with Operation Raptor Talon as the last battle of the first Cylon War. On the last day of the war, the colony of Tauron was besieged by a Cylon invasion force. Fighting was rampant, with the Cylons appearing to have possessed air, space and ground superiority.

With at least three basestars in orbit, the Cylons sent ground forces and Raiders onto the planet's surface. Colonial military ground forces engaged in urban warfare with Centurions amidst bombed out buildings, trapping civilians (such as Helena Cain's family in the city of Hypatia) in the crossfire.

It was during this operation that the Cylons finalized an armistice with the Colonies, and instigated an immediate retreat from the surface of Tauron, as well as Colonial space (TRS: "Razor", extended version).

See also

Re-Imagined Series Colonial battles list
First Cylon War

Battle of Caprica | Fall of Djerba | Operation Clean Sweep | Battle of Sector 12 | Battle of Djerba | Ghost Fleet Offensive | Operation Raptor Talon | Battle of Tauron

Second Cylon War

Fall of the Twelve Colonies | Fall of the Scorpion Fleet Shipyards | Battle of Ragnar Anchorage | Battle of the Communications Relay | Caprica Insurrection | Skirmish over the Red Moon | Battle for the Tylium Asteroid | Battle of Kobol | Skirmish at the Farm | Great Cylon Turkey Shoot | Battle of the Resurrection Ship | Battle of the Asteroid Field | Battle of the Binary Star System | Battle of the Guardian basestar | Rescue on Caprica | Battle of New Caprica | Battle of NCD2539 | Battle of the Algae Planet | Battle of the Ionian Nebula