Monday, November 9, 2015

Guerrillas in the Midst






Guerrillas in the Midst




A collection of photographs and images of different guerrilla movements throughout recent history.

Click on the appropriate link below.


Hezbollah
HAMAS
Islamic Jihad
Miscellaneous Palestinian Groups (Including Fatah, Al Asqsa Martyrs Brigade, PFLP, DFLP, PFLP-GC, Popular Resistance Committees, Abu Rish Brigades, Al Ansar Brigades, Abdul Qader Husseini Brigades, Saif al Islam, Thunderbolt Brigades, Mujahideen Brigades, ALF, etc.)

Iraqi Resistance Groups (2003-2012)
Includes Islamic Army in Iraq, JAAMI, 1920 Revolution Brigades, Mujahideen Army, Naqshbandi Army, etc)

Kurdish Groups (Including the PKK, PYD, PUK and KDP)
ASALA
Miscellaneous Groups in Turkey (Including DHKP-C, and the MLKP)

Provisional Irish Republican Army
Real  Irish Republican Army
Continuity Irish Republican Army
Irish National Liberation Army
FLNC
Basque ETA
GRAPO
Miscellaneous European Groups (Including November 17, Revolutionary Sect, ARB, etc.)

LTTE
Ethnic and Political Groups in the Philippines
Ethnic and Political Groups in India
Ethnic and Political Groups in Myanmar (Burma)
Miscellaneous Groups in Asia (Including the Communist Party of Nepal, Free Aceh Movement, Free Papua Movement)


FARC
ELN
EZLN
EPR
FPMR
Miscellaneous Groups in the Americas (Including the FLQ, FMLN, FSLN, Macheteros, etc.)


Polisario
Miscellaneous Groups in Africa


Miscellaneous Groups in Australia and Oceania (Including the BRA)






Sunday, November 8, 2015

Miscellaneous Groups in Africa




Miscellaneous Groups in Africa





(Historical)

Front de Liberation Nationale (FLN)
National Liberation Front

Algeria guerrilla movement that fought against colonialist France.






Mau Mau
Fought to free Kenya of the British Empire.
1952-1960




Movimento Popular de Libertacao de Angola (MPLA)
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola









Angolan movement that fought against colonialist Portugal.


Western backed puppet President Mobutu of Zaire supported the FNLA against the MPLA in Angola. The MPLA won anyway.

Won independence from Portugal in 1974.


In 1975 military forces from Zaire teamed up with the racist white minority South African military, the FNLA and UNITA guerrilla forces to invade Angola. These operations against the MPLA of Angola and Cuban forces stationed there, received help from the CIA and the backing of the U.S government. These combined forces were eventually repulsed by the Cuban and MPLA forces

During the time of the invasion, Cuban military advisers and engineers were already in Angola helping MPLA forces. The MPLA asked Cuba for support against the invading forces. Cuba agreed and sent military forces to counter the threat and eventually pushed the invaders out of the country. One of the first combat units the Cubans sent was an elite airborne anti-tank unit.




Frente de Libertacao de Mocambique (FRELIMO)
Mozambique Liberation Front








African National Congress (ANC)
The Mkhonto We Sizwe or MK ('Spear of the Nation') was the military wing of the ANC


ANC forces were integrated into the South African National Defence Force after the conflict was over and the ANC came into power in 1994.






Pan African Congress of Azania (PAC)

Azania Peoples Liberation Army (APLA) was the military wing of the PAC. Formerly called Poqo (Pure). Like the ANC, most of the Azania Peoples Liberation Army was integrated into the South African national Defence force.



Azania Peoples Organization (AZAPO)

Azania National Liberation Army (AZANLA) military wing of AZAPO
Received support from China, Libya, Zimbabwe, Eritrea and Botswana.
There was an agreement to train AZANLA forces in Iraq but the plans were thrown off by the 1990 Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.









Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU)
Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army (ZANLA) was the military wing of ZANU

Organization that fought against the racist white minority government in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Funded by China
Maoist
Camps in Tanzania, Mozambique, Angola and Zambia
After the conflict many forces later integrated into the Zimbabwe National Army





Zimbabwe African Peoples Union (ZAPU)

Zimbabwe Peoples Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA) was the military wing of ZAPU.

Organization that fought against the racist white minority government in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Funded by the Soviet Union
Marxist Leninist 
Camps in Zambia
After the conflict many forces later integrated into the Zimbabwe National Army






South West Africa Peoples Organization (SWAPO)

SWAPO guerrillas established bases in Zambia.
Battled the white minority forces from South African that controlled Namibia (or South West Africa) at that time.
Received independence from South Africa in 1990.



Partido African da Independencia da Guine e Cabo Verde (PAIGC)
















23 March 1973- PAIGC guerrillas in Guinea Bissau shoot down two Portuguese Fiat G.91 aircraft using SA-7 (9K32 Strela-2) surface-to-air missile launchers. Six weeks later another Fiat G.91 and a Dornier Do 27 were shot down.




Eritrean Peoples Liberation Front (EPLF)
Eritrean Peoples Liberation Army (EPLA) military wing









Miscellaneous Groups in Turkey




Miscellaneous Groups in Turkey



Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi (DHKP-C)
Revolutionary Peoples Liberation Party-Front

















DHKP-C (Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi)
Revolutionary Peoples Liberation Party-Front
DHKP (Party)
DHKC (Front)
Marxist Leninist.
Anti Imperialist, Anti NATO
Killed 2 U.S. contractors during the time of the 1990 Gulf War.
Rocket attack against U.S. consulate in Istanbul, Turkey in 1992.
February 1, 2013 suicide bombing outside the U.S. embassy in Ankara, Turkey.








MLKP
Marxist Leninist Communist Party














TKP/ML
Turkiye Komunist Partisi/Marksist Leninist
Communist Party of Turkey/ Marxist Leninist

TiKKO
Turkiye Iscive Koyiu Kurtulus Ordusu
Military wing of TKP/ML










Turkiye Komunist Partisi-Kivilcim (TKP-Kivilcim)
Communist Party of Turkey- Spark




Maoist Komunist Partisi (MKP)
Maoist Communist Party

Peoples Liberation Army
Halk Kurtulus Ordusu (HKO)
Military wing of MKP




Peoples Guerrilla Forces
Partizan Halk Gucleri (PHG)
Military wing of MKP




Birlesik Ozgurluk Gucleri (BOG)
United Freedom Forces
Umbrella organization



MLSPB-DC
Marxist Leninist Armed Propaganda Corps- Revolutionary Front
Member of BOG











Devrimci Karagah (DK)
Revolutionary Headquarters
Member of BOG







Sosyal Isyan (SI)
Green anarchist
Member of BOG