Guerrilla Warfare - Chapter 2 The Guerilla Band (3 Organization of a Guerilla Band, 4 The Combat, 5 Beginning, Development, and end of a Guerilla War) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 The Guerilla Band (3 Organization of a Guerilla Band, 4 The Combat, 5 Beginning, Development, and end of a Guerilla War) Summary and Analysis

Section 3 discusses the organization of a guerilla band. A guerilla army is organized into units of columns. A column is an organization of no more than 150 men, but not less than 100. The column is commanded by a commandante, while a captain will command smaller groups of about 40 or 50 men. The Captain commands a platoon that is further subdivided into squads of 10-12 men. The squad is led by a lieutenant and is the primary organizational unit of the guerilla band. Food and tobacco, as well as other supplies should be distributed so as to maintain the cohesiveness of the squad and so as not to...

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