Date April 26 — July 21, 2008
Casus belli GATO allegedly broke terms of its GWIII surrender
Result GATO surrenders and becomes NPO viceroyalty
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Ragnarok-Bushido War
No Vision

Global Alliance and Treaty Organization
Imperial Assault Alliance
Commonwealth of Sovereign Nations
United Sovereign Nations
Commie Volunteer Force

One Vision & Allies
One Vision

The Continuum

Orange Unity Treaty

Day 1 - GATO
Nations: 509
Nukes: 518
Total NS: 5,511,070
Day 2 - with IAA & CSN
Nations: 870
Nukes: 804
Total NS: 10,730,671
Day 3 - with USN
Nations: 1051
Nukes: 907
Total NS: 11,504,792
Day 1 - One Vision
Nations: 2,734
Nukes: 6,277
Total NS: 42,357,150
Day 2 - with allies
Nations: 6,032
Nukes: 11,198
Total NS: 86,635,913
*NPO and IRON are listed under 1V, but are also members of The Continuum.
IRON is a member of Orange Unity Treaty, but is listed under 1V.

GATO-1V War was a war in the spring of 2008 between One Vision, Continuum, OUT against GATO, Imperial Assault Alliance (1st), Commonwealth of Sovereign Nations, United Sovereign Nations and Commie Volunteer Force. The war ended with GATO and allies surrendering and Imperial Assault Alliance (1st) disbanded rather than surrendering.

For a list of individuals who fought in the GATO-1V War see: Category:GATO-1V War veteran.


The New Pacific Order discovered that the Global Alliance and Treaty Organization had unknowingly taken on Chris Kaos as a member and government official, in direct violation of the terms of GATO's surrender from the Third Great War. In retaliation, NPO and its One Vision allies declared war, followed by MDP partners on both sides.

It should be noted that GATO originally planned to peacefully hand over Kaos for his crimes, but the New Pacific Order instead chose to declare war.

Naming the WarEdit

Since this conflict is in some ways an epilogue to Great War Three, several in the cyberverse feel a name featuring the term epilogue would be appropriate. Alternatively, since one of the alliances engaged is Star Wars-themed, and since the war began during NPO's Star Wars Month, some feel a name referencing Star Wars would be appropriate. Until a name can be settled upon, GATO-1V War is being used. Specific serious suggestions include Great War III - Epilogue The Unifacation War (a reference to the Sci-fi series Firefly) and The Epilogue War. Additionally, some individual NPO nations have used Order 66 in their declarations, a reference to Star Wars. Another suggestion is Episode 3 (Part 2) Return of Kaos

The Kaos IncidentEdit

The surrender terms given to GATO at the conclusion of the Third Great War in April, 2007 stipulated that GATO leader Chris Kaos be stripped of power and barred from holding it in the future. From June to September 2007, however, Kaos served in GATO's government under the pseudonym Alexander_Gladius.

War TimelineEdit

April 26–27, 2008

  • The war begins when the four alliances of One Vision declare war on GATO.
  • GATO recognizes hostilities, makes its case for innocence, announces it will not launch nuclear weapons without provocation, and declares war on all incarnations of Chris Kaos.
  • CSN and IAA honor their defense treaties with GATO and declare war on One Vision.
  • Several alliances void treaties with GATO, declare support for One Vision, and/or honor their defense treaties with One Vision and declare war on CSN and IAA.

April 28, 2008

  • Over 50% of GATO nations are in anarchy.

April 29, 2008

  • The main CN message board is taken offline at update to reduce server load for the first time since the Unjust War.

May 1, 2008

  • GATO Assembly Chairman BarbulaM1 resigns from office, First Deputy Brotherlouie becomes Chairman.

May 8, 2008

  • OFS is driven to disbandment.
  • IAA Emperor Chimaera resigns and Imperial Regent Junkalunka becomes Emperor.

May 12, 2008

  • NPO offers surrender terms for individual nations of GATO, IAA]], CSN, and USN.

May 16, 2008

  • STA withdraws from the conflict after offering white peace to IAA, CSN, and USN.

May 17, 2008

  • LEN ceases combat with USN due to the withdrawal of STA from the conflict.

May 17, 2008

  • No Vision with a total of 338 nations active and non-anarchied.

May 28, 2008

  • The Imperial Assault Alliance announces that it has disbanded. The alliance states that this decision was due to its military defeat. It becomes known afterwards that the only surrender terms offered demanded the Perma-ZI of Emperor Junkalunka, deemed unacceptable by the IAA membership.

July 21, 2008

  • GATO surrenders, accepting a viceroy with complelete authority for an indefinite period of time. The viceroy named was Koona of the New Pacific Order.

April 15, 2009

  • The New Pacific Order releases GATO from the Viceroyship at update, ending nearly eight months of Pacifican rule [1].

Reference TimelineEdit

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July 21, 2008

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