Kpnlaf

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Khmer People's National Liberation Armed Forces - Equipment
... The KPNLAF favored strike-and-retreat guerrilla tactics and tended to operate in small, lightly armed, highly mobile units of 6 to 12 soldiers ... Soviet-made 82mm B-10 recoilless rifles were the KPNLAF's only form of artillery and were used primarily in defensive positions ... Due to the lack of weapons, many KPNLAF troops carried their own guns, including American M-16s which had been supplied by the US military to Khmer National Armed Forces troops prior to 1975 ...
Khmer People's National Liberation Armed Forces - Expansion 1981-82
... of Son Sann's non-communist credentials, the KPNLAF offered an alternative to those Cambodians who supported neither Sihanouk, Hanoi nor the Khmer Rouge, and it ... Nong Chan Refugee Camp became the KPNLAF’s military headquarters at the end of 1982, although Ampil Camp remained the administrative headquarters until it was ... Nong Chan housed the KPNLAF’s 3rd, 7th and 9th battalions and a Special Forces commando unit, while the 1st Battalion was at Nong Samet Refugee Camp and the 2nd at Ampil ...
Military History Of Cambodia - Military Developments in Postwar Cambodia - Khmer People's National Liberation Armed Forces
... The Khmer People's National Liberation Armed Forces (KPNLAF), the military component of the Khmer People's National Liberation Front (KPNLF), was formed ... by General Dien Del, a former career officer of the Khmer Republic, who became chief of the KPNLAF General Staff ... The KPNLAF was loyal to Son Sann, a former Sihanouk minister and the founder of the KPNLF political movement ...
Khmer People's National Liberation Armed Forces - The Vietnamese Offensive of 1984-85
... Two developments in the mid-1980s greatly diminished KPNLAF capabilities as a fighting force ... dry season offensive of November 1984 to March 1985, which weakened the KPNLAF's numbers and forced them to abandon several fortified border encampments (such as Nong Samet and Nong Chan) on ... Government of Thailand and the international community viewed the quartering of KPNLAF troops in civilian camps as a recipe for disaster, and United Nations Border Relief ...
Khmer People's National Liberation Armed Forces - Establishment
... The KPNLAF was formed in March 1979 from various anticommunist groups that had concentrated on the Thai-Cambodian border and which were opposed to the People's Republic of Kampuchea ... together by General Dien Del, a former career officer of the Khmer Republic who became chief of the KPNLAF General Staff ... By mid-1979 there were 1600 armed soldiers in the KPNLAF ...