American paratroopers are tasked with cutting off German units from moving toward the beaches during the invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky, 1943).
Scott and I decided to venture to the island of Sicily and play a scenario from Advancing Fire’s new historical effort, Biazza Ridge (BR), focusing on battles during Operation Husky, the allied invasion of that island in July of 1943.
AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Rude Mood (AP79) Download the VASL .vlog playthrough. Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 18, 1944 Location: Esperia, Italy Attacker: Free French (Groupement Linares, Chasseurs d’ Afrique) Defender: German (Panzergrenadier-Division 90) The Allied efforts to breach the German fortified defenses known as the Hitler […]
The Biazza Ridge maps are beautiful and historically accurate. The problem with this scenario, at least from our perspective of one playing, is that it appears to heavily favor the Americans.
AAR by: Jason Young Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Legio Patria Nostra (S16) Here’s the historical situation: Attacker: Free French (3ème Compagnie, 1er Bataillon de Legion Etrangère, 1ère Division de Marche d’Infanterie/2ème Compagnie, 1er Bataillon de Legion Etrangère, 1ère Division de Marche d’Infanterie) Defender: German (Panzergrenadier Regiment 67) After the fall of Rome, the French […]
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 […]