guerrilla warfare


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guerril′la war′fare


n.
the use of surprise raids, sabotage, etc., by small, mobile groups of irregular forces operating in enemy territory.

guerrilla warfare

Military and paramilitary operations conducted in enemy-held or hostile territory by irregular, predominantly indigenous forces. Also called GW. See also unconventional warfare.
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guerrilla warfare

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Other groups, bested, fled among the trees to carry on guerrilla warfare, emerging in sudden dashes to overwhelm isolated enemies.
Training tactically, working in small - I hate to use the word 'Commandos' - high standard infantry tactics, long range patrols, reconnaissance patrols, ambushing, raids, sabotage, harassment behind enemy lines, reaction to combat, how to fight with the enemy in a guerrilla warfare scenario, targeting convoys, targeting installations behind enemy lines with no support, and so on.
And with sustained military support from Russia and Iran, and the guerrilla warfare expertise of its ally, Lebanon's Hezbollah group, it has gradually regained ground.
This book breaks the state into four sections, and accounts in detail the who, what, when, and where of guerrilla warfare, including such chilling accounts as bands of guerrillas cutting a farmer's legs off with his own saw in an attempt to find out where he hid his money.
2) New-wave pioneers Devo play to a new crowd attracted by the metal-influenced acts at Lollapalooza: ``We see it as guerrilla warfare, yellow Devo-suits and all,'' says frontman Mark Mothersbaugh, center.
In the aftermath of the Second Gulf War, the resistance in Iraq has been referred to as terrorism, guerrilla warfare and insurgency, and possibly leading to civil war.
Raipur, Jan 29 (ANI): To fight the rising insurgency activities of Maoists in India's central hinterland, police in Chhattisgarh are being trained in guerrilla warfare.
The problem was, the volunteers had expected to quick-step to a conventional battlefield and earn some glory for themselves rather than endure three years of guerrilla warfare.
Presenter Ben Anderson discovers the unique challenges in a country which has struggled for 40 years to overcome guerrilla warfare, right wing death squads and the enormous power of its drug cartels.
Jordan likened his work in Fallujah to being a police officer, although under more stressful conditions, conducting patrols and confiscating weapons in an environment he said at times was like urban or guerrilla warfare.
From 1919-1921 he was to play a key role in the Irish Republican Army's guerrilla warfare campaign against the British.