Their missions vary from assassinations, sabotage, intelligence operations, supplying rebels, and political 'persuasions'. Their most important missions were in 1944, when they provided must needed intelligence to the Allies for D-Day. They also helped in the 20 July Plot, but failed.
1850: Idea of an elite group pushed in the Imperial Council, but disregarded.
1878: With the death of Caio Acre, they give the Imperial Council another vote, but again, disregarded.
1886: Imperial Council finally approves, and gives all responsibility to Advisor Vanum.
1888: Finally created by Advisor Vanum.
1888: First Squad created, nicknamed the Vanum Guards
1889: Emperor approves of the expansion of the Vanguards
1890: First Vanguard Training Camp created in Hyperion
1891: Vanguard attempts to assassinate future Tsar Nicholas II.
1897: Vanguard starts fire in Paris
1898: Vanguards blow up the USS Maine docked in Havana.
1900: The Vanum Guards assassinate King Umberto I of Italy
1905: Vanguards supply the 1905 Russian Revolution.
1914: The Vanguards give information to the Black Hand, the group that was blamed for Franz Ferdinand's death.
1915: With the Derikan full-involvement in the war, the Vanguard attempts to start civil unrest in Germany.
1917-1921: The Vanguards help the monarchy during the Russian Civil War.
1922-1939: The Vanguard gets disbanded for a short while.
1940: With Europe in war, the Vanguard gets reinstated.
1940: The Vanguard infiltrates Italian command.
1941: The Vanguard tries to warn America of a Japanese attack, but America ignores.
1942: The Vanguards land in North Africa and give valuable information to the Allies for Operation Torch.
1944: The Vanguards give information to the Allies for D-Day, and also attempt to assassinate Hitler.
1945-1960: Vanguards operate in the Korean War and Vietnam.
1960-2002: Vanguards operate in small missions, none of them noticeable.
2003: Vanguards capture Saddam Hussein