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Schirmeck

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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Schirmeck
Schirmeck nearby systems (3151)
Schirmeck nearby systems (3151)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 367.058 : 156.594[e]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary HistoryEdit

Reunification WarEdit

A relatively minor Outworlds Alliance colony in 2581, Schirmeck was one of the planets occupied by by forces from the Star League Defense Force during the first wave of attacks on the Alliance as a part of the forcible incorporation of the Periphery States into the Star League following the mass rejection of the Pollux Proclamation. The Star League force responsible for capturing Schirmeck was the 44th Brigade of V Corps, under the command of Lieutenant General Simone di Martino.[4]

When the Star League Defense Force troops landed, they faced almost no opposition; despite a notional strength of four companies of light armor, Schirmeck was a world with little industry and the logistical support for the Alliance forces was effectively non-existent. The Star League forces actually faced a handful of operational tanks supported by a few hundred infantry in hastily constructed defensive positions. This led General di Martino to order her troops to use extreme discretion to avoid turning the fight for Schirmeck into a bloodbath; the net result of this was a battle lasting less than an hour, with the Alliance armor disabled in minutes. The conquest of Schirmeck saw perhaps the lowest casualty rate of any of the planets taken during the Outworlds Alliance campaign: 11 KIA and 107 WIA in total on both sides.[4]

Although the 156th Regiment of the 44th Brigade was stationed as the official garrison on Schirmeck, the 156th ended up rearming the Alliance militia within a few weeks. The militia promptly resumed their previous police duties on the planet, and the good relations between the SLDF forces and the citizens of Schirmeck continued to improve following the arrival of Star League supply ships later that year.[4]

On the 25th July 2585 the Treaty of Cerberus was signed, declaring peace between those involved in the conquest of the Outworlds Alliance, and when the treaty took effect on the 1st of August Schirmeck and 13 other planets were formally seceded to the Draconis Combine as a part of the treaty terms.[5]

Clan Snow Raven used WarShips to assault and capture Schirmeck during the first two weeks of May 3069.[31]

Military DeploymentEdit

2581Edit

Outworlds Alliance garrison[4] (until August only)

SLDF garrison[4] (from August)

3085Edit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 28 systems (25 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Budingen 16.2 Goubellat 17.9 Senorbi 22.5 Weisau 24.6
Belacruz 25.1 Valentina 34.2 Waldheim 34.2 Sverdlovsk 37.9
Santiago 37.9 Galedon 39.1 Tiflis 41.1 Cosenza 41.4
Sinope 41.8 Delitzsch 41.8 Delacruz 43.8 Kaznejoy 44.6
Groveld 47.5 Niles 48.4 Altdorf 50.3 Kesai 51.0
Nadrin 53.9 Beta Mensae 56.9 Capra 57.4 Sanda 58.6
Zalaf 59.5 Dante 63.2 Alegro 63.9 Chinmen Tao 64.4

NotesEdit

Schirmeck is consistently misspelled as Schirmack within the text areas of Historical: Reunification War, but is labelled correctly on maps.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 147, "Outworlds Alliance after Age of War (2571) and at the Fall of the Star League (2750)"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Historical: Reunification War, p. 113, "Schirmack"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 126, "Year Five: Peace In Our Time"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 36, "Outworlds Alliance Militia Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. Fiel Report 2765: Draconis Combine, p. 25, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  23. Objective Raids, p. 24, "Draconis Combien Map"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  25. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 110, "Outworlds Alliance"
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  27. Inner Sphere, p. 33, "Federated Suns Map"
  28. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 150, "Outworlds Alliance (3067)
  29. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  31. 31.0 31.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  32. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  33. Field Report: Clans, p. 28, "Clan Snow Raven & Outworlds Alliance Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  34. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  36. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  37. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  38. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  39. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  40. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. 128, "Deployment Table - 3085"

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