Tag: Western Front

ASL AAR: Cat's Kill (G21)

ASL AAR: Cat’s Kill (G21)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Cat’s Kill (G21) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 8, 1944 (D-Day +2) Location: Bretteville L’Orgueilleuse, France Attacker: German (SS) (12th SS Panzer Division) Defender: Canadian (Regina Rifles, 7th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division/Regina Rifles HQ) On June 8th, SS-Obersturmfuhrer Rudolf von Ribbentrop arrived in Normandy […]

Steutzpunkt Vierville (CH4)

ASL AAR: Steutzpunkt Vierville (CH4)


AAR by: Michael Rodgers Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Steutzpunkt Vierville (CH4) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Normandy, France Attacker: American (Company C, 2nd Ranger Battalion, Company A 116th Infantry Regiment, 743rd Tank Battalion) Defender: German (Elements of the 3rd Battalion, 726th Regiment) The veteran 352nd Infantry Division, whose presence was […]

Retaking Vierville

Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville on Tabletop Simulator


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville (S1) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 7, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Vierville, France (Normandy) Attacker: Germans – 1058th Grenadier Regiment/919th Grenadier Regiment/6th Fallschirmjäger Regiment Defender: Americans – 1st Batt. 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Vierville, which lay a few miles inland from Utah Beach, had been liberated […]

ASL AAR: Trapped! (15)

ASL AAR: Trapped! (15)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Trapped! (15) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 8, 1944 Location: Saint Come-du-Mont, France Attacker: German (3rd Battalion, 6th Parachute Regiment / 3rd Battalion, 1058th Grenadier Regiment) Defender: American (3rd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment) German paratroops and grenadiers had held St. Come-du-Mont against constant pressure from […]

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 […]

Retaking Vierville

Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville (S1)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Retaking Vierville (S1) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 7, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Vierville, France (Normandy) Attacker: Germans – 1058th Grenadier Regiment/919th Grenadier Regiment/6th Fallschirmjäger Regiment Defender: Americans – 1st Batt. 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Vierville, which lay a few miles inland from Utah Beach, had been liberated […]

Stew's Replays: The Roadblock (18)

Stew’s Replays: The Roadblock (18)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: The Roadblock (18) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 (D-Day) Location: Neuville-au-Plain, France Attacker: German (Company 3, 1058th Grenadier Regiment, 91st Airlanding Division) Defender: American (2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment) In the confusion of the scattered air drop of the 101st Airborne, Lt. Colonel Vandervoort […]

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: Ad Hoc At Beaurains

ASL AAR: Ad Hoc At Beaurains (91)


AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Ad Hoc At Beaurains (91) Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 21, 1940 Location: Beaurains, France Attacker: British (4th Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment) Defender: German (Panzer Division 7) Quite unexpectedly, the British launched a major counterattack from Arras against the extended spearheads of Rommel’s breakthrough. The Germans […]

Stew's Replays: Defiance on Hill 30

Stew’s Replays: Defiance on Hill 30 (11)


AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Defiance on Hill 30 (11) Here’s the historical situation: Date: June 6, 1944 Location: Near Pont l’Abbe, France Attacker: German (1057th Grenadier Regiment) Defender: American (2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment) An ad hoc group of roughly two parachute companies under Lt. Colonel Shanley were stopped cold on […]

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