The Battle of Birmingham took place on Easter Monday, 3 April 1643, in and around Birmingham during the First English Civil War. In the skirmish, a company of Parliamentarians (Roundheads) from the Litchfield garrison with the support of some of the local townsmen (Clubmen), approximately 300 men, attempted to stop a detachment of 1,400 Royalists under the command of Prince Rupert from passing through the unfortified parliamentary town of Birmingham. A barricade was put up at the entrance of the town.
Royalist Forces are to push through Birmingham and advance to Litchfield. If the Townsmen fire on Royalist Forces, authorization to set fire to the buildings with HE and HEAT is in effect as the Continental Rules of Warfare prohibit an Open Town from resisting.
The Cavalier and Dragoon M60A3 Tank Platoons are to support the plow tanks as they clear a way through the barricade. Infantry from the Musketeer Mech Platoon will capture the town. Missile units in the Mech Platoon will set up for any counter-attack.
Cavaliers 1 x M60A3 Tank Platoon
Dragoons 1 x M60A3 Tank Platoon
Musketeers 1 x ASLAV Mech Platoon
Quartermaster Repair, Medical, Supply, AEV, and Plow Tank
Artillery 2 batteries of 3 guns each.
Parliamentarians are equipped with T-64A Tanks and Infantry with anti-tank weapons.
Artillery is expected.
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