Tag: European Theater
ASL AAR: Adolf’s Amateurs (BoF5)
On 1 July, Nord was to make a frontal attack on the Soviet positions in front of Salla. Fires and smoke hampered the German advanced through the forests.
ASL Map Spotlight: The Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
From Sep 19 to Dec 16, 1944 a long, bloody, drawn-out battle raged through the rugged terrain of the Hürtgen Forest.
Twilight of the Reich Preview
Twilight of the Reich “themed” boxed module (think Action Pack on steroids, but not HASL) will go on pre-order. Late war urban righting in Berlin, Czechoslovakia, Budapest etc. Designed by Bill Cirillo and Sean Deller.
ASL AAR: Reckless Raid (PK2)
Following the Romanian coup and defection to the Allies on 23rd August 1944, fighting broke out between German and Romanian forces in and around Bucharest and Ploesti.
Drop Zone: Sainte-Mère-Église Unboxing
Drop Zone: Sainte-Mère-Église covers the first two days of the battles around the important Norman town of Sainte-Mère-Église. Each side attacks and defends in an effort to do better than their historical counterpart.
Long Play: Reckless Raid (PK2)
German Special Forces attack Romanian airfields after a coup and defection to the Allies, and attempt to destroy the gliders they'd supplied the Romanians earlier in the war. Watch the Germans strike the Airfield and see how the Romanians respond!
ASL AAR: Rocket’s Red Glare (195)
Colonel Reuben Tucker personally appealed to General Gavin to allow his 504th Regiment to attack Cheneux. Friendly civilians had reported a large column of German vehicles, including tanks, encamped there.
Long Play – OzB1 Vines of Red Marines
Soviet forces landed along the west side of the Ozerekya Bay. While advancing towards Glebovka, they came across a Romanian mortar position in the vineyard of an old manor.
The War Room: Skirmish in the Snow (OA2)
The Russians are pressing forward when Sgt. Albert Pfluger is set upon by three T34s bearing down on his men's position and his assigned 75mm gun. To top it off his men are suffering from an ammunition shortage ... the cold day just became a bit more frigid!
ASL Map Spotlight: Operation Neptune
Not the be mistaken with the Normandy version of "Operation Neptune" (the naval component of Operation Overlord), this action details the crossing of the then 200-yard wide Seine River by the British 43rd Wessex Division in August of 1944.