Tag: 1944

ASL Map Spotlight: Parry Island

ASL Map Spotlight: Parry Island


“Operation Catchpole”, and was a three-phase operation involving the invasion of the three main islands in the Enewetak Atoll: Engebi, Eniwotek, and Parry.

ASL Map Spotlight: Suicide Creek

ASL Map Spotlight: Suicide Creek


On 2 January, there was a sharp engagement around Suicide Creek, when the advancing Marines came up against a heavily entrenched defending force from the 53rd Infantry.

ASL Map Spotlight: Port-en-Bessin

ASL Map Spotlight: Port-en-Bessin


The Battle of Port-en-Bessin also known as Operation Aubery took place from 7–8 June 1944, at a small fishing harbour west of Arromanches during the Normandy landings of World War II.

ASL AAR: The Best Defence (Playtest)

ASL AAR: The Best Defence (Playtest)


The Americans were closing the ring around the city and, in a desperate attempt to widen the gap between two American pincers, the Germans repeatedly counterattacked the 1st Infantry Division following Colonel Gerhard Wilck’s motto “the best defence is a good offense”.

ASL AAR: 11th Company Counterattack (170)

ASL AAR: 11th Company Counterattack (170)


After losing the important city of Viipuri to the Soviets, the Finns withdrew to the next natural defense barrier, the Kivisilta Strait. A small Soviet force crossed at the narrowest part of the strait and formed a bridgehead, and Finnish GHQ ordered a counterattack to clear it.

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