Guerrilla Warfare

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What is guerrilla warfare?
Guerrilla Warfare is an irregular form of war where small groups of civilians would use different tactics such as ambushing, sabotage, raids, petty warfare (small units ambush enemy troops to wear them down before a bigger battle), and hit and run tactics
Punji traps
laid on any paths solders would patrol on
What percentage of American casualties were caused by booby traps?
17%
Who were the Vietcong?
were a ragtag guerrilla force that took the U.S. Military head on and eventually won the Vietnam war
Where does the word guerrilla originate from?
Guerra (means war in Spanish)
What was the NLF?
National Liberation Front
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