Insurgent

  • (noun): A person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions).
    Synonyms: insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on insurgent, insurgents:

Battle Of Donkey Island - Battle
... the presence of a company-sized element of insurgent forces ... Partially hidden behind two trucks, the insurgents began firing on the reconnaissance group, forcing them to retreat to nearby cover and calling for ... ground fire, and later with air support, the American troops killed more than 30 insurgents and managed to destroy their two trucks carrying large quantities of ...
Battle Of Pęcice
... The site conditions of the march of the insurgent units were unfavourable from operational point of view ... and well-ranged German units struck the column of insurgent units with well-aimed machine-gun fire ... The column of insurgent units divided itself in two parts three scout bataillons attacking along the road and containing the main enemy force, and the main ...
List Of Iraqi Security Forces Fatality Reports In Iraq - 2007
... January January 1 - Various insurgent attacks in the country killed four soldiers ... January 3 - Various insurgent attacks in the country killed one policeman and one soldier ... January 4 - Various insurgent attacks in the country killed one policeman and one soldier ...
Battle Of Calderón Bridge - Overview
... attempt to take Mexico City in October 1810, insurgent troops retreated toward Guanajuato, pursued by Royalist forces led by General Félix María Calleja ... at Aculco, where Calleja's army intercepted the insurgents, Hidalgo decided to continue his army's retreat towards Guadalajara ... The insurgent army, numbering approximately 100,000, took up a defensive position at the Bridge of Calderón, where the road from Guanajuato to Guadalajara crossed the Calderón River ...
Foreign Internal Defense - FID Models - McCormick's "Magic Diamond"
... for counterinsurgency, but develops a symmetrical view of the required actions for both the Insurgent and COIN forces to achieve success ... In this way the counterinsurgency model can demonstrate how both the insurgent and COIN forces succeed or fail ... to the success or failure of either the Insurgent or COIN force ...

More definitions of "insurgent":

  • (noun): A member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment.
    Synonyms: guerrilla, guerilla, irregular