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{{Quote box|Don't do it! We've got women and children down here, don't do it!|Mars radio operator}}
 
{{Quote box|Don't do it! We've got women and children down here, don't do it!|Mars radio operator}}
The '''Bombing of Mars''' was the pivotal event that caused the start of the [[Earth Alliance Civil War]]. It began when the Martian government refused to implement martial law as ordered by President Clark. In response, Clark sent his forces to attack Mars. A squadron of Thunderbolt Starfuries was sent to the surface with orders to bomb civilian targets. Despite pleas over the radio from below, the Starfuries launched their missiles, killing hundreds of innocent civilians.
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The '''Bombing of Mars''' was the pivotal event that led to the [[Earth Alliance Civil War]]. It began when the [[Mars Provisional Government|Martian government]] refused to implement martial law as ordered by [[President of the Earth Alliance|President]] [[Morgan Clark|Clark]]. In response, Clark sent his forces to attack [[Mars]]. A squadron of [[Thunderbolt]] [[Starfuries]] was sent to the surface with orders to bomb civilian targets. Despite pleas over the radio from below, the Starfuries launched their missiles, killing hundreds of innocent civilians.
   
In response to these atrocities, the colonies of [[Proxima III]] and [[Orion VII]] severed their ties to Earth and declared independence. <ref>[[Severed Dreams]]</ref>
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In response to these atrocities, the colonies of [[Proxima III]] and [[Orion VII]] severed their ties to the [[Earth Alliance]] and declared independence. <ref>[[Severed Dreams]]</ref>
   
 
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==References==

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Mars radio operator

The Bombing of Mars was the pivotal event that led to the Earth Alliance Civil War. It began when the Martian government refused to implement martial law as ordered by President Clark. In response, Clark sent his forces to attack Mars. A squadron of Thunderbolt Starfuries was sent to the surface with orders to bomb civilian targets. Despite pleas over the radio from below, the Starfuries launched their missiles, killing hundreds of innocent civilians.

In response to these atrocities, the colonies of Proxima III and Orion VII severed their ties to the Earth Alliance and declared independence. [1]

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