Definition of Guerrilla force
1. Noun. An irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups.
Specialized synonyms: Contras, Pesh Merga
Generic synonyms: Force, Personnel
Member holonyms: Guerilla, Guerrilla, Insurgent, Irregular
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Literary usage of Guerrilla force
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan by Lester W. Grau, Voennai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ imeni M.V. Frunze (1996)
"... Destruction of a guerrilla force by a tactical air assault into Lowgar Province by Major VV ... guerrilla force ..."
2. Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the by Michael E. Haas (1998)
"If the problem was tough, it was at least simple to understand: no STOL airplane meant no effective anti-Communist guerrilla force. ..."
3. You'll Learn Not to Cry: Child Combatants in Colombia by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Sebastian Brett (2003)
"On the whole, our interviewees did not indicate, however, that either guerrilla force deliberately placed children in the front line to draw enemy fire, ..."
4. El Salvador at War: An Oral History of Conflict from the 1979 Insurrection edited by Max G. Manwaring, Court Prisk (1995)
"So there is a variety of factors as to why you have a smaller guerrilla force than you had before. However, this guerrilla force that you have now, ..."
5. The Secret War: The Office of Strategic Services in World War II edited by George C. Chalou (1995)
"During the first two phases, Detachment 101 played an important role both as a supplier of intelligence and as a guerrilla force in support of American and ..."