Guerilla Warfare


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Guerilla Warfare

A type of warfare in which small groups of soldiers and/or armed civilians strike suddenly against an exposed target and then withdraw quickly. Guerilla warfare is used when one military cannot meet another successfully in the open field, or when the regular army already has been defeated. Guerilla warfare can be very bloody, but has been successful in the past. It is a kind of political risk in some areas.
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