guerrilla warfare(redirected from Francs-tireurs)
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the use of surprise raids, sabotage, etc., by small, mobile groups of irregular forces operating in enemy territory.
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Military and paramilitary operations conducted in enemy-held or hostile territory by irregular, predominantly indigenous forces. Also called GW. See also unconventional warfare.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.