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ASL AAR: Counterattack On The Vistula (134)

ASL AAR: Counterattack On The Vistula (134)


As the Russian 8th Guards Army was expanding its bridgehead on the Vistula, they met with stiff German resistance. The Germans mounted a number of counterattacks in an effort to eliminate the Russian toehold on the west bank.

ASL AAR: Lee's Charge (J62)

ASL AAR: Lee’s Charge (J62)


Belgium … January 1945 … The Battle of the Bulge. Deep snow (E3.73) covers the fields and woods surrounding Coroie, Belgium, and Cpt. Robert E. Lee, D Company’s commanding officer, moved across the fields flanked by two platoons of infantry in the woods to his right.

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: Trapped! (15)

ASL AAR: Trapped! (15)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Trapped! (15) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 8, 1944 Location: Saint Come-du-Mont, France Attacker: German (3rd Battalion, 6th Parachute Regiment / 3rd Battalion, 1058th Grenadier Regiment) Defender: American (3rd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment) German paratroops and grenadiers had held St. Come-du-Mont against constant pressure from […]

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.

ASL AAR: A Good Party (A56)

ASL AAR: A Good Party (A56)


Before the 8th Army could launch its assault on the Mareth Line, it had to clear the Axis outposts between the Wadi Zeuss and the Wadi Zigzaou. One of these, held by veterans of the 90th Light Division, encompassed a group of small hills appropriately named the “Horseshoe” by the British.

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)


Scott and I decided to venture to the island of Sicily and play a scenario from Advancing Fire’s new historical effort, Biazza Ridge (BR), focusing on battles during Operation Husky, the allied invasion of that island in July of 1943.

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