Journal of Social and Political


ISSN 2615-3718 (Online)

ISSN 2621-5675 (Print)

Published: 28 December 2020

The Comparison of Guerilla Warfare Framework of Mao Tse-Tung, Vo Nguyen Giap, and Che Guevara

Tjandra Aribowo, Helda Risman

Indonesia Defense University, Indonesia

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Pages: 1082-1091

Keywords: Guerilla, Framework, Mao Tse-Tung, Vo Nguyen Giap, Che Guevara


Small war became popularly used in irregular warfare when a more considerable force dominated the opponent. Small wars but troublesome opposing forces are known as guerrillas. Since war architects popularized the guerrilla theory, it has also been frequently used in wars between forces. The psychological impact of most of the war's success can influence both state and group leaders to apply this model. It has been practiced and applied for a long time in various parts of the world until today. The very popularity of this model of warfare has prompted the author to produce an article that aims to compare the three guerrilla architects' frameworks from the point of view of a comprehensive strategy, tactics, and social aspects using the method of collecting data through document study. The results show that the framework of Mao Tse Tung, Vo Nguyen Giap, and Che Guevara about guerrilla warfare has its characteristics and perspectives.


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