| The Ardennes Campaign Simulation Database
CREATED: 1987 - 90 by DMSI
DESCRIPTION: Tracks personnel strengths and losses, equipment strength and losses by type, unit locations, logistics, etc. for every division-sized unit for every day of the Ardennes Campaign from 16 December 1944 to 16 January 1945
SIZE: Entire data base, including supporting programs, is 46.282 Megabytes in 205 files. Covers 2,439 division days of combat. Includes 36 US & UK Divisions and 32 German Divisions & Brigades.
NUMBER OF FILES: 8 files (Unit Data; Unit Inventory; Unit Location;
Air; TOE; Weapons; Reference; Bibliography.)
NUMBER OF RECORDS PER FILE:
Unit Data: 6,260
Unit Inventory: 15,055
Unit Location: 3,401
TOTAL NUMBER OF RECORDS: 27,748
LANGUAGE: DBASE III
OWNERSHIP: US Army Concepts Analysis Agency (Public Domain)
Christopher A. Lawrence 1987 - 89
Brian Bader 1989 - 90
Richard C. Anderson (German Unit Data and Unit Inventory, US Unit Data and Unit Inventory)
Brian Bader (German Air and Final Report)
Vincent Hawkins (German research and translation)
Jay Karamales (German, US and UK Unit Location, Database programming)
Christopher A. Lawrence (UK Research, UK Air records, Data Base design)
Michael Prince (German research and translation)
Marilyn Quinn (US Air)
Lee Sweetapple (US research)
1. The Ardennes Campaign Simulation (ARCAS) was used by CAA to validate the CEM model.
2. Jerome Bracken used the ACSDB to test Lanchester equations.
3. The book Hitler's Last Gamble by Trevor N. Dupuy, Dave Bongard and Richard C. Anderson was written based upon the ACSDB.
4. DuWar Database revisions were developed from the ACSDB.
5. The Naval Post-Graduate School is using the ACSDB to test Lanchester
NOTES: The largest historical combat data base ever created. Data drawn almost entirely from US, UK and German unit records. Updating needed to account for new research material that has been found.