Know Your History: The Swamp Fox – Inside Francis Marion’s Guerrilla War Against the British Redcoats

The Swamp Fox – Inside Francis Marion’s Guerrilla War Against the British Redcoats

 

One of the most enlightening studies of early Guerilla Warfare tactics was my study of Francis Marion and Rogers Rangers during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.

Study Up.

 

Guerrilla Logistics

For someone looking for a role in the resistance auxiliary they might consider logistics. Undoubtedly logistics will be the difference between victory and failure of any guerrilla campaign. For supporters of the movement not able to physically fight, participation in the logistical chain would fulfill a vital and necessary role. What would be some the…

Guerrilla Logistics By Sig357 — American Partisan

Know Your Military History: Intimate Enemies

Intimate Enemies (L’ennemi intime) 2007

A French Film with english sub-titles, this movie tracks a French Army Platoon in 1959 during the Algerian War of Independence, which in terms of studying Guerilla Warfare is a red letter date event.

When studying how Guerilla Warfare has changed, one of the re-occurring themes you will come across again and again is the REBELLION AGAINST COLONIAL POWERS , namely, Spain, England and France.

Besides the study of the Boer War, The French Algerian War offers some of the best hindsight in WHAT NOT TO DO in COIN, namely: The mistreatment of the indigenous populace.

If you have not already, I highly recommend watching The Battle of Algiers as well.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

 

The Evolution of French Counter-Insurgency Doctrine

France’s War in the Sahel and the Evolution of Counter-Insurgency Doctrine

 

Know your COIN History, it could come in handy one day.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

 

Watch It Again: The Battle Of Algiers

This is, without a doubt, the most critical film you need to watch when it comes to asymmetric warfare. It has been screened at least since the 1970s to Special Forces candidates, Intelligence Agency staff, and in graduate level Sociology courses. And for a damn good reason- it is the most accurate film on how…

Watch It Again: The Battle Of Algiers — American Partisan