Tag: 1941

ASL AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187)

ASL AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187)


AAR by: Vincent Maresca Advanced Squad Leader AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187) Here’s the historical situation: Date: December 30, 1941 Location: Mekensievy-Gory, Crimea Attacker: Russian (241st Rifle Division) Defender: German (Infanterie-Regiment 437, Infanterie-Division 132 with Scratch Reinforcements) After heavy fighting, Infanterie-Division 132 took the strategic town of Mekensievy-Gory, north of Sevastopol. Gefreiter Bidermann’s PaK platoon, […]

ASL AAR: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)

ASL AAR: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)


AAR by: Neal Ulen, Scott Rowland & Stephen Stewart Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164) Download the VASL .vsav setup file. Download the VASL .vlog playthrough. Here’s the historical situation: Date: March 29, 1941 Location: Dire Dawa, Ethiopia (Abyssinia) Attacker: Italian / South African (Dire Dawa Colonial police Garrison with Assistant Governor and Escorting Police and […]

ASL Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)

ASL Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)


Live Stream by: Neal Ulen, Scott Rowland & Stephen Stewart Advanced Squad Leader Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164) Here’s the historical situation: Date: March 29, 1941 Location: Dire Dawa, Ethiopia Faction 1: Italian (Mutineers) (XL Battaglione Fanteria Coloniale, XVII Brigata Coloniale, Africa Orientale Italiana) Faction 2: Italian (Dire Dawa Colonial police Garrison with […]

ANZAC Boys (AP161)

ASL AAR: ANZAC Boys (AP161)


Video AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR: ANZAC Boys (AP161) Download the VASL .vsav setup file. Download the VASL .vlog playthrough. Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 27, 1941 Location: Chania, Crete Attacker: German (Bataillon I, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 141, Gebirgs-Division 5) Defender: ANZAC (28th (Maori) Battalion, 5th Brigade and 2/7th Battalion, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stew's Replays: Setup Analysis of Released from the East

Setup Analysis of Released from the East (S6)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Setup Analysis of Released from the East (S6) Here’s the historical situation: Date: December 11, 1941 Location: Istra, Russia Attacker: Russian (9th Guards Infantry Division) Defender: German (SS) (2nd SS Division “Das Reich”) As the drive on Moscow slowed due to supply problems and general winter, STAVKA was […]

Stew's Replays: Fighting Withdrawal (1)

Stew’s Replays: Fighting Withdrawal (1)


AAR by: Stephen Stewart Stew’s Replays: Fighting Withdrawal (1) Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 2, 1941 Location: Sestroretsk Road, Terijoki, Finland Attacker: Finnish (Elements of 1st Parachute Regiment) Defender: Russian (Remnants of 131st Border Battalion) The Finns, seeking restitution for the Winter War of 1939, had erupted across the borders and breached the Soviet […]

ASL AAR: Commando Schenke (126/A80)

ASL AAR: Commando Schenke (126/A80)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Commando Schenke (126/A80) Here’s the historical situation: Attacker: German (Infanterie Regiment 505, Infanterie Division 291/Kriegsmarine Sturmabteilung 530) Defender: Russian (Liepaja Garrison) The evening of June 24, Infantry-Regiment 505 was established within 12 km of Liepaja in Latvia. The following day, jointly with Kriegsmarine commandos led by Lieutenant-Commander […]

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