Tag: Eastern Front

ASL AAR: Dash for the Bridge (7)

ASL AAR: Dash for the Bridge (7)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Dash for the Bridge (7) Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 12, 1944 Location: 370 Warzyngtona, Warsaw, Poland Attacker: Russian (2nd Tank Regiment, 1st Polish Armored Brigade) Defender: German (SS) (13th SS Anti-Tank Company) Hitler had declared Warsaw-Praga a fortress, keystone to the Vistula line. The city […]

ASL AAR: Into the Fray (43)

ASL AAR: Into the Fray (43)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Into the Fray (43) Here’s the historical situation: Date: September 1, 1939 Location: Krojanty, Poland Attacker: German (Vanguard of Infanterie Regiment 76 (mot)) Defender: Polish (13th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division / 18th Uhlan Regiment, Pomorska Cavalry Brigade) By noon the first day, the German 20th Motorized […]

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: The Fugitives (8)

ASL AAR: The Fugitives (8)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: The Fugitives (8) Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 3, 1945 Location: Berlin, Germany Attacker: German (Muencheberg Panzer Division) Defender: Russian (2nd Guards Tank Army) High quality Russians hold the canal bridges against rag-tag remnants of the Muencheberg Panzer Division, fleeing Berlin in the last days of […]

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 […]

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) 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, Tridentina Division/5th Alpini Regiment) Russian troops […]

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 […]

ASL AAR: The Puma Prowls (T2)

ASL AAR: The Puma Prowls (T2)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: The Puma Prowls (T2) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 28, 1944 Location: Lepel, Russia Attacker: Russian (Recon elements, 30th Guards Tank Corps) Defender: German (Panzer Aufklaerung Abteilung 5, 5th Panzer Division) During the destruction of Army Group Center, the German front became pierced at many points. […]

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 […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - Between the Anvil and the Hammer II (TAC14)

ASL AAR – Between the Anvil and the Hammer II (TAC14)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Between the Anvil and the Hammer II (TAC14). Here’s the historical situation: Attacker: German (196th Infantry Regiment, 68th Infantry Division) Defender: Russian (351st Siberian Rifles Division, LVII Army) Benefitting from the winter, Marshal Timoschenko decided to launch a significant offensive against the German Army Group South. […]

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