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Counterinsurgency warfare

David Galula

Counterinsurgency warfare

theory and practice

by David Galula

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Published by Praeger Security International in Westport, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guerrilla warfare

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Galula ; foreword by John A. Nagl.
    SeriesPSI classics of the counterinsurgency era
    ContributionsNagl, John A., 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU240 .G3 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17026845M
    LC Control Number2007281248

    Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice – David Galula – Google Books. The other book I was reading at the time – Horne’s history of the Algerian war — was far su I read this in earl when I was trying to learn more about counterinsurgency war and the “surge” that the US forces were promoting in Iraq.


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