Tag: 1943

ASL AAR: A Quick Strike (WO18)

ASL AAR: A Quick Strike (WO18)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR: A Quick Strike (WO18) Download the VASL .vsav setup file. Download the VASL .vlog playthrough. Here’s the historical situation: Date: July 10, 1943 Location: Munda Airfield, New Georgia (Solomon Islands) Attacker: American (172nd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division) Defender: Japanese (229th Infantry Regiment) The […]

ASL AAR: HILL 253.5 (132)

ASL AAR: HILL 253.5 (132)


AAR by: Joey Sabin Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Hill 235.5 (132) Here’s the historical situation: Date: July 9, 1943 Location: Near Ponyri, Russia Attacker: German (Panzer Division 18 and Panzerjäger Battalion 653) Defender: Russian (307th Rifle Division/Mechanized Brigade) Operation Citadel had begun, but instead of the desired lightning breakthrough, fighting had taken on the characteristics […]

ASL AAR: Red Don (AP21)

ASL AAR: Red Don (AP21)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Red Don (AP21) Here’s the historical situation: Date: January 1, 1943 Location: Babka, Russia Attacker: Russian (15th Army Corps) Defender: Italian (55th Battalion, 6th Alpini Regiment, Tridentina Division) Day after day in mid-January, the Soviets launched repeated attacks against the Italians of the Cuneense, Julia, and Tridentina […]

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: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)

ASL AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)


Video AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9) Download the VASL .vsav setup file. Download the VASL .vlog playthrough. 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 […]

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: 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) Download the VASL .vsav setup file. 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, […]

ASL AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)

ASL AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9)


AAR by: Neal Ulen Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Drillo HG Reconquest (BR9) Download the VASL .vsav setup file. Download the VASL .vlog playthrough. 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 […]

Biazza Ridge Campaign Game Unboxing

Biazza Ridge Campaign Game Unboxing


The Biazza Ridge campaign game is an ASL historical study game released by Advancing Fire, a new Italian developer. I previously profiled Brevity Assault which is an operational level module focusing on Commonwealth versus German/Italian forces around Halfaya Pass, Egypt in 1941. They have four planned Advanced Squad Leader historical modules/campaign games, filling in some […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - Clash at Borisovka (S21)

Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Clash at Borisovka (S21)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Clash at Borisovka (S21). Here’s the historical situation: Attacker: Russians – 3rd Guards Tank Corps Defender: Germans – Panzer Regiment, Grossdeutschland Division The German offensive to retake Kharkov put the Russian Voronezh Front in disarray. Shortages of fuel and ammo hampered the Russians. […]

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