Author: John Knowles

ASL AAR: Blazin' Chariots (35)

ASL AAR: Blazin’ Chariots (35)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Blazin’ Chariots (35) Here’s the historical situation: Date: November 19, 1941 Location: 5 miles northeast of Gabr Saleh, Libya Attacker: British (5th Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment) Defender: German (Panzer Regiment 5) The 4th Armored Brigade, probing northeast of Gabr Saleh, was driving a German recon unit before […]

ASL AAR: A Good Party (A56)

ASL AAR: A Good Party (A56)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR: A Good Party (A56) Here’s the historical situation: Date: March 16, 1943 Location: Mareth, Tunisia Attacker: British (6th Grenadier Guards Motor Battalion) Defender: German (Leichte Afrika-Division 90) Before the 8th Army could launch its assault on the Mareth Line, it had to clear the Axis outposts between […]

ASL AAR: Last Defense Line (A94/235)

ASL AAR: Last Defense Line (A94/235)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Last Defense Line (A94/235) Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 15, 1940 Location: Bouvellemont, France Attacker: German (Infanterie Regiment 1, Panzer Division 1) Defender: French (152ème Régiment d’Infanterie, 15ème Division d’Infanterie) By dusk on the 14th, the Germans had established three bridgeheads across the Meuse River. The […]

ASL Boot Camp #6: Terrain Primer

ASL Boot Camp #6: Terrain Primer


ASL Boot Camp by: Neal Ulen Advanced Squad Leader Tutorial #6 – Terrain Primer This sixth Boot Camp summarizes (nearly) all the ASL terrain listed in chapter B, showing high level characteristics of each terrain as well as photos representative of the terrain seen during World War 2. Join the Supporter Roll Call: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVIdiYMT0xkK3_s5ELIcAWA/join 0:00​​ […]

ASL Boot Camp #5: Line of Sight & TEM

ASL Boot Camp #5: Line of Sight & TEM


ASL Boot Camp by: Neal Ulen Advanced Squad Leader Boot Camp #5: Line of Sight & TEM This fifth Boot Camp covers basic line of sight (LOS) mechanics, the difference between obstacles and hindrances, and sprinkles in a little terrain effect modifier information. At the end I show how I attempt to visualize LOS during […]

ASL AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)

ASL AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9) Here’s the historical situation: Date: July 12, 1943 Location: Ponte Dirillo, Sicily Attacker: German (Hermann Göring Panzer Division) Defender: American (82nd Airborne Division / 45th Infantry Division) On the evening of July 11th, shortly after the Invasion of Sicily (Operation […]

ASL AAR: Dash for the Bridge (7)

ASL AAR: Dash for the Bridge (7)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Dash for the Bridge (7) Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 12, 1944 Location: 370 Warzyngtona, Warsaw, Poland Attacker: Russian (2nd Tank Regiment, 1st Polish Armored Brigade) Defender: German (SS) (13th SS Anti-Tank Company) Hitler had declared Warsaw-Praga a fortress, keystone to the Vistula line. The city […]

ASL AAR: The Whirlwind (S)

ASL AAR: The Whirlwind (S)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: The Whirlwind (S) Here’s the historical situation: Date: April 18, 1945 Location: Aschaffenburg, German Attacker: American (26th Infantry Division) Defender: German (Ersatzdivision Stab 471) On the night of 17th of April, elements of a recon troop of the American 26th Infantry Division occupied a tiny village on […]

ASL AAR: Into the Fray (43)

ASL AAR: Into the Fray (43)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Into the Fray (43) Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 1, 1939 Location: Krojanty, Poland Attacker: German (Vanguard of Infanterie Regiment 76 (mot)) Defender: Polish (13th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division / 18th Uhlan Regiment, Pomorska Cavalry Brigade) By noon the first day, the German 20th Motorized […]

ASL AAR: Rude Mood (AP79)

ASL AAR: Rude Mood (AP79)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Rude Mood (AP79) Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 18, 1944 Location: Esperia, Italy Attacker: Free French (Groupement Linares, Chasseurs d’ Afrique) Defender: German (Panzergrenadier-Division 90) The Allied efforts to breach the German fortified defenses known as the Hitler Line were moving slowly forward. […]

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