Tag: 1941

ASL AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187)

ASL AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187)


John and I played Journal 12’s J187 In Deadly Combat from the deadly designers Mazzei & Struiff. This one has a horde of Russians with T-28s attacking the poor Germans defending a village in December 1941

ASL AAR: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)

ASL AAR: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)


We all agreed, once the scenario had wrapped up, that 3 players was incredibly fun and offers a new ASL play experience to players who have used the system for years and decades.

ASL Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)

ASL Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)


Purpose designed three player scenarios are rare in Advanced Squad Leader. Almost any scenario can be adapted to be multi-player where one player takes control of the armor of the side he’s playing on, or takes control of reinforcements coming on board.

ANZAC Boys (AP161)

ASL AAR: ANZAC Boys (AP161)


For this scenario we dive into Action Pack #16, and play ANZAC Boys, a scenario where the Commonwealth ANZACs try to repulse the invading Germans on the island of Crete during Operation Merkur (Mercury).

ASL AAR: Blazin' Chariots (35)

ASL AAR: Blazin’ Chariots (35)


The 4th Armored Brigade, probing northeast of Gabr Saleh, was driving a German recon unit before it. The Afrika Korps at last reacted, quickly forming several units of the 21st Panzer Division into Kampfgruppe Stephan.

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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