For Imperator and Fatherland: The glorious trail of fire of the 7th Daerlanian Cavalry Brigade
For Imperator and Fatherland: The glorious trail of fire of the 7th Daerlanian Cavalry Brigade is a treatise on the military operations of Nilfgaard during the invasion of Brugge and Sodden. It was written by Elan Trahe, commander of the brigade.
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|“||The Brigade joined Operation Centaur as a unit assigned to the 4th Horse Cavalry. We received reinforcements in the form of three squads of Verdenian light horse, which I assigned to the Vreemde Battle Group. Following the example of the campaign in Aedirn, I created two more battle groups from the rest of the brigade, naming them Sievers and Mortiesen, each comprising four squadrons.
We set out from the concentration area near Drieschot, on the night of the fourth of August. The Groups' order ran:
The Brigade carried out the above mission with great soldierly devotion.
— pg(s). 173, Baptism of Fire (UK edition)