Last modified on 18 May 2013, at 09:38
A small, independent, military land unit capable of rapid mobility, often using guerrilla tactics against a larger force.
Although there have been several notable historical examples, modern usage usually refers to the mobile bands of IRA
Irish War of Independence
1919 - 1922, operating against the British military.
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