Author: John Knowles

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. […]

ASL AAR: The Fugitives (8)

ASL AAR: The Fugitives (8)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: The Fugitives (8) Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 3, 1945 Location: Berlin, Germany Attacker: German (Muencheberg Panzer Division) Defender: Russian (2nd Guards Tank Army) High quality Russians hold the canal bridges against rag-tag remnants of the Muencheberg Panzer Division, fleeing Berlin in the last days of […]

ASL AAR: Shklov's Labors Lost (T4)

ASL AAR: Shklov’s Labors Lost (T4)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Shklov’s Labors Lost (T4) Here’s the historical situation: Date: July 11, 1941 Location: Shklov, Russia Attacker: German (Elements of Infantry Regiment Grossdeutschland) Defender: Russian (“Stalin Scholars” Officer Cadet Unit) In the town of Shklov, the German advance was frustrated by the determined defense of a handful of […]

Advanced Squad Leader Boot Camp #4

ASL Boot Camp #4: Infantry Bypass Movement


ASL Boot Camp by: Neal Ulen Advanced Squad Leader Boot Camp #4: Infantry Bypass Movement This fourth Advanced Squad Leader tutorial session is a follow on to the previous where I expand on infantry movement by covering infantry bypass movement (vehicle bypass movement will not be covered until much later). I discuss the mechanics of […]

ASL AAR: Agony At Arnautovo (AP23)

ASL AAR: Agony At Arnautovo (AP23)


Video AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Agony At Arnautovo (AP23) Here’s the historical situation: Date: January 24, 1943 Location: Arnautovo, Russia Attacker: Russian / Partisan (17th Tank Corps and Local Partisans) Defender: Italian (Val  Chiese Battalion, 6th Alpini Regiment, Bergamo Artillery Group, Tridentina Division/5th Alpini Regiment) Russian troops […]

ASL AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)

ASL AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)


AAR by: Neal Ulen 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 Husky), German Lt. […]

VASL201 - Lesson 12 - Splitting VASL Windows

VASL201 – Lesson 12 – Splitting VASL Windows


Virtual Advanced Squad Leader (VASL) Lesson. VASL 201 videos are meant to be advanced topics on how to configure and use the VASL module to play Advanced Squad Leader online. If you are unfamiliar with VASL I recommend starting with the VASL 101 series. VASL201 – Lesson 12 – Splitting VASL Windows: Lesson 12 starts […]

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