Tag: D-Day

First Wave at Omaha Unboxing


Unboxing Video by: Neal Ulen Check out the unboxing video at the bottom of this page. The ASL third party publisher Critical Hit has been around for probably 25 years or so, and during that time they have suffered the many slings & arrows of ASL players for their lack of editing, playtesting, and/or recycling […]

ASL AAR: Cat's Kill (G21)

ASL AAR: Cat’s Kill (G21)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Cat’s Kill (G21) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 8, 1944 (D-Day +2) Location: Bretteville L’Orgueilleuse, France Attacker: German (SS) (12th SS Panzer Division) Defender: Canadian (Regina Rifles, 7th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division/Regina Rifles HQ) On June 8th, SS-Obersturmfuhrer Rudolf von Ribbentrop arrived in Normandy […]

Steutzpunkt Vierville (CH4)

ASL AAR: Steutzpunkt Vierville (CH4)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Steutzpunkt Vierville (CH4) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Normandy, France Attacker: American (Company C, 2nd Ranger Battalion, Company A 116th Infantry Regiment, 743rd Tank Battalion) Defender: German (Elements of the 3rd Battalion, 726th Regiment) The veteran 352nd Infantry Division, whose presence was […]

Retaking Vierville

Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville on Tabletop Simulator


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville (S1) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 7, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Vierville, France (Normandy) Attacker: Germans – 1058th Grenadier Regiment/919th Grenadier Regiment/6th Fallschirmjäger Regiment Defender: Americans – 1st Batt. 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Vierville, which lay a few miles inland from Utah Beach, had been liberated […]

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 […]

Retaking Vierville

Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville (S1)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville (S1) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 7, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Vierville, France (Normandy) Attacker: Germans – 1058th Grenadier Regiment/919th Grenadier Regiment/6th Fallschirmjäger Regiment Defender: Americans – 1st Batt. 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Vierville, which lay a few miles inland from Utah Beach, had been liberated […]

Stew's Replays: The Roadblock (18)

Stew’s Replays: The Roadblock (18)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: The Roadblock (18) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Neuville-au-Plain, France Attacker: German (Company 3, 1058th Grenadier Regiment, 91st Airlanding Division) Defender: American (2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment) In the confusion of the scattered air drop of the 101st Airborne, Lt. Colonel Vandervoort […]

Stew's Replays: Defiance on Hill 30

Stew’s Replays: Defiance on Hill 30 (11)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Defiance on Hill 30 (11) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 Location: Near Pont l’Abbe, France Attacker: German (1057th Grenadier Regiment) Defender: American (2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment) An ad hoc group of roughly two parachute companies under Lt. Colonel Shanley were stopped cold on […]

ASL AAR - Mike Red (A79)

ASL AAR: Mike Red (A79)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Mike Red (A79). Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Courseulles-sur-Mere, France (Juno Beach, Mike Red sector) Attacker: Canadian (Company B, Royal Winnipeg Rifles, and Assault Team of 6th Field Company, RCE/A Squadron, 6th Canadian Armoured Regiment) Defender: German (Infanterie Regiment 736) The […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - Gavin Take (181)

Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Gavin Take (181)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Gavin Take (181). Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Chef-du-Pont, France (Normandy) Attacker: Americans – 507th Parachute Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Defender: Germans – Grenadier Regiment 1057, 91st Air Landing Division) One of the responsibilities of the Airborne troops was […]

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