Category: ASL AAR

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 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 […]

Stew's Replays: The Roadblock (18)

Stew’s Replays: The Roadblock (18)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: The Roadblock (18) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Neuville-au-Plain, France Attacker: German (Company 3, 1058th Grenadier Regiment, 91st Airlanding Division) Defender: American (2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment) In the confusion of the scattered air drop of the 101st Airborne, Lt. Colonel Vandervoort […]

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: Rachi Ridge (36)

Stew’s Replays: Rachi Ridge (36)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Rachi Ridge (36) Here’s the historical situation: Date: November 12, 1943 Location: Leros, Greece Attacker: German (Bataillon I, Fallschirmjäger Regiment 2) Defender: British (2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers / A Squadron, Long Range Desert Group) German paratroopers landed on the Aegean island of Leros which had been manned […]

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 […]

Stew's Replays: Bridge to Nowhere (54)

Stew’s Replays: Bridge to Nowhere (54)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Bridge to Nowhere (54) Here’s the historical situation: Date: August 12, 1941 Location: Yasnaya Polyana, Ukraine Attacker: Italian (1º Battaglione, 80º “Roma” Reggimento Fanteria) Defender: Russian (Soviet 9th Army) In July 1941 Mussolini sent the 62,000-strong CSIR (Italian Expeditionary Corps) to the Eastern Front. Its three divisions and […]

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