18 years of S3s 1998-2016

The Squad Select Series is a player organized event in WarBirds that simulates the large-scale battles fought between opposing Air Forces during The Second World War. Fast and furious since 1998 the S3s are one of the internets oldest and longest running multi-player events with detailed planning and intense periods of combat. Everything is based upon the squad, flying realistically and playing with honor. Players have thousands of hours of online combat and are some of the most experienced and deadly virtual pilots out there. Awards and cumulative scoring allow each player to track their career and squad exploits over the years.

For those individuals wanting more than a silly furball at a thousand feet join the S3s and fly a combat mission in WW2. Login to the S3 Arena on game day and our helpful squads will get you organized to fly. New pilots may also register on our forum posting your name here so our squads can approach you with recruitment offers.

For our 19th season, the S3s are back with five events highlighting the new aircraft FMs.

Check out these retro screenshots from years past - 5DJ, FACS, FP, OMH, TFB, TV

S3#105 - S3#105 – A Bridge Too Far - Fall 1944

Montgomery's audacious airborne spearhead into Holland is set to end the war in 1944. If the Allies can get across the Rhine the enemy flank will be turned and the wide-open North German plains will see thousands of Allied tanks spreading into the heart of the Fatherland. Both sides plan on using their latest aircraft to support their ground units in this hard-fought battle across three rivers.

This series will highlight the revised late war fighter match-ups. A new series format with 1 life per aircraft type will be introduced to facilitate longer and more varied game play. Events will now be unlocked so those wishing to interact with S3 squadrons may do so. Information will be provided to interested players at login. Come see what the we are all about.

This event features the revised ETO terrain and starts September 17th in the S3 Arena at 8:30PM Eastern/5:30 PM Pacific. Available squads and their Squad Roles.

* Aircraft Table * Game Map *Game Rules * Pts Summary * Pts Pilot +/-* Pilot Rules *

Planning PDF maps

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