Tag: Italians

ASL AAR: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)

ASL AAR: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)


AAR by: Neal Ulen, Scott Rowland & Stephen Stewart Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164) Here’s the historical situation: Date: March 29, 1941 Location: Dire Dawa, Ethiopia (Abyssinia) Attacker: Italian / South African (Dire Dawa Colonial police Garrison with Assistant Governor and Escorting Police and 1st Battalion, Transvaal Scottish, 1st South African Infantry Brigade Group) Defender: […]

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 Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)

ASL Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164)


Live Stream by: Neal Ulen, Scott Rowland & Stephen Stewart Advanced Squad Leader Live Stream: Aiding the Local Constabulary (J164) Here’s the historical situation: Date: March 29, 1941 Location: Dire Dawa, Ethiopia Faction 1: Italian (Mutineers) (XL Battaglione Fanteria Coloniale, XVII Brigata Coloniale, Africa Orientale Italiana) Faction 2: Italian (Dire Dawa Colonial police Garrison with […]

Hollow Legions Pre-Order

Hollow Legions Pre-Order


Announcement by: Neal Ulen Multi-Man Publishing has announced that the reprint of Hollow Legions (the 3rd edition) is up for pre-order. Here’s the pre-order link. The last time the Italian module was in print was in 1990 … 31 years ago. This version adds many elements from West of Alamein as well as some other […]

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: 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 - Per L'Onore Di Roma (Q6)

Stew’s Replays: Per L’Onore Di Roma (Q6)


AAR by: Stephen Stewart Stew’s Replay – Per L’Onore Di Roma (For the Honor of Rome) (Q6) Per L’Onore Di Roma is an early war Italian versus Russian village slugfest. Here’s the historical situation: With the Russians in full retreat, the 9 Divisione Fanteria “Pasubio” was ordered to advance to the Bug River and cut […]

Advanced Squad Leader AAR - The Art of Dying (J130)

Advanced Squad Leader AAR – The Art of Dying (J130)


AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – The Art of Dying (J130). Here’s the historical situation: Attacker: Italian (Battaglione Alpini “Vestone,” 6° Reggimento Alpini and LXVII Battaglione Bersaglieri Corazzato) Defender: Russian (14th Guards Rifle Division) After a hard struggle, the Red Army had succeeded in establishing a significant bridgehead at […]

Biazza Ridge Campaign Game Unboxing

Biazza Ridge Campaign Game Unboxing


The Biazza Ridge campaign game is an ASL historical study game released by Advancing Fire, a new Italian developer. I previously profiled Brevity Assault which is an operational level module focusing on Commonwealth versus German/Italian forces around Halfaya Pass, Egypt in 1941. They have four planned Advanced Squad Leader historical modules/campaign games, filling in some […]

Brevity Assault Campaign Game Unboxing

Brevity Assault Campaign Game Unboxing


Brevity Assault is a new historical campaign game released by Advancing Fire, a new Italian developer. Brevity Assault is the first of four planned campaign games. The next released was Biazza Ridge, covering the fighting on the island of Sicily between the Germans (and Italians) and American forces. I will do a similar unboxing for […]

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