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Westerling: Guerilla Story

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Paperback, 144 pages
Published 1977 by Hachette
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A Predator in the Jungle: Colonel Kurtz in Makassar

Martin van Creveld, the military historian, stated that there are two strategies to win against a guerrilla force. The first strategy is to go for the hearts and minds of the local population, and to accept relatively heavy casualties among the regular army’s troops. The British did so against the IRA in Northern Ireland. In this media age it is the only possible approach for civilised nations. The second strategy is to openly use overwhelming
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Award-winning French historian, journalist and writer.

Venner was a member of the Organisation de l'armée secrète and later became a European nationalist before withdrawing from politics to focus on a career as a historian. He specialized in military and political history. At the time of his death, he was the editor of the La Nouvelle Revue d'Histoire, a bimonthly history magazine. On 21 May 2013,
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