Tag: Eastern Front

ASL AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187)

ASL AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187)


AAR by: Vincent Maresca Advanced Squad Leader AAR: In Deadly Combat (J187) Here’s the historical situation: Date: December 30, 1941 Location: Mekensievy-Gory, Crimea Attacker: Russian (241st Rifle Division) Defender: German (Infanterie-Regiment 437, Infanterie-Division 132 with Scratch Reinforcements) After heavy fighting, Infanterie-Division 132 took the strategic town of Mekensievy-Gory, north of Sevastopol. Gefreiter Bidermann’s PaK platoon, […]

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 […]

PROKHOROVKA! Pre-Order

PROKHOROVKA! Pre-Order


Announcement by: Neal Ulen Third party publisher Advancing Fire has just put their Kursk ASL module, PROKHOROVKA!, up for pre-order. We will have an unboxing video as soon as it is available (probably January, 2022). Here’s the pre-order link. If ASL armor battles are in your wheelhouse, then PROKHOROVKA! is probably the module you’ve been […]

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: Counterattack On The Vistula (134)

ASL AAR: Counterattack On The Vistula (134)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Counterattack On The Vistula (134) Here’s the historical situation: Date: August 6, 1944 Location: Near Wola Chodkowska, Poland Attacker: German (Panzer Division Hermann Goering) Defender: Russian (220th Guards Rifle Regiment, 79th Guards Rifle Division/3rd Tank Corps) As the Russian 8th Guards Army was expanding its bridgehead on […]

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 […]

To the top