Tag: ETO

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 […]

Stew's Replays: The Roadblock (18)

Stew’s Replays: The Roadblock (18)


In the confusion of the scattered air drop of the 101st Airborne, Lt. Colonel Vandervoort was ordered to turn his 2nd Battalion towards the already-taken village of Ste. Mere-Eglise and abandon his initial objective – a blocking position astride Route 13 to the north.

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: The Whirlwind (S)

ASL AAR: The Whirlwind (S)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: The Whirlwind (S) Here’s the historical situation: Date: April 18, 1945 Location: Aschaffenburg, German Attacker: American (26th Infantry Division) Defender: German (Ersatzdivision Stab 471) On the night of 17th of April, elements of a recon troop of the American 26th Infantry Division occupied a tiny village on […]

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 […]

Stew's Replays: Fighting at Worlds Edge (U20/239)

Stew’s Replays: Fighting at Worlds Edge (U20/239)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Fighting at Worlds Edge (U20/239) Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 28, 1940 Location: Taraldsvikfjell, Norway Attacker: Norwegian / French (1er Bataillon, 13ème Demi-Brigade de Légion Étrangère/6th Norwegian Division/342ème Compagnie Autonome de Chars de Combat) Defender: German (Bataillon 2, Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 139, Gebirgsjäger-Division 3) With the disastrous situation around […]

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