guerilla force


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Noun1.guerilla force - an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
guerilla, guerrilla, irregular, insurgent - a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
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The remote and inaccessible region of Central India was specially chosen by the British in 1943 during the Second World War to train a Guerilla force called the 'Chindits' to conduct operations behind the lines of Japanese forces in Burma (present-day Myanmar).
The actor plays Mississippi farmer turned Confederate soldier Newton Knight, so sickened at the South's double standards that he rounds up a guerilla force of slaves, Dixie deserters and women to fight against his former colleagues.
Manila: The daughter of the self-proclaimed Sultan of Sulu, Jamalul Kiram III, whose royal Filipino-Muslim family has been claiming Sabah by sending a guerilla force there, married an Army man, her boyfriend of several years, a local paper said.
The FARC was an agrarian guerilla force fighting against the land centralization for the poor in 1964, which started the longest-running insurgency movement in Latin America.
The manual addresses definitions of guerilla war, guerilla force structures in rural and urban settings, the use of dead drops, assassinations and hostage-taking, planning and operations, and operational techniques within cities.
Therefore, with the support or submission of the people, a guerilla force can continue to attack if and when it chooses.
The Albanian guerilla force have left hundreds of the explosive devices throughout the war zone.
In north-India, the terrorist list includes Babbar Khalsa, Bhindranwala Tigers Force of Khalistan, Communist Party of India (Maoist), Dashmesh Regiment, International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF), Kamagata Maru Dal of Khalistan, Khalistan Armed Force, Khalistan Liberation Force, Khalistan Commando Force, Khalistan Liberation Army, Khalistan Liberation Front, Khalistan Liberation Organisation, Khalistan National Army, Khalistan Guerilla Force, Khalistan Security Force, Khalistan Zindabad Force, Shaheed Khalsa Force.
The rebels promised earlier to stop using child soldiers and Human Rights Watch said reported cases had dropped significantly, but Unicef said there were still at least 196 children in the guerilla force at the end of last month.
In early July, Murphy challenged his newly formed Guerilla Force team to promote his intergalactic idea.
The demand for MindComet's innovative online marketing services, including the recent Guerilla Force and the BlogStar Network, has fueled the company's record growth.
For thirty years the Provos not only waged its terrorist campaign in Ireland and Britain, but it spent money and time turning itself into the best-run guerilla force in the world.