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i think there was really no disadvantage of guerrilla warfare during the revolutionary war.

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The "Swamp Fox" was highly active during the American Revolutionary War.


Guerrilla warfare is basically hit and run under cover, so the Vietcong during the Vietnam war used guerrilla warfare to combat American soldiers. During the US Civil War, the Rebels also used guerrilla warfare.


It helped the colonists defeat the British soldiers during the bunker hill battle, which was a step closer to winning the revolutionary war.


It wasn't that unique. Francis Marion (the Swamp Fox) was successful during the American Revolutionary War; Quantrill was successful during the American Civil War (US Civil War)...as two examples. Nearly all wars have had and will continue to have some sort of "guerrilla" warfare.


Otherwise known as the Swamp Fox, Francis Marion was a guerrilla warfare tactician during the Revolutionary War that won many battles for the Americans.


General Francis Marion served during the Revolutionary War. He was nicknamed the Swamp Fox for his leadership of revolutionary soldiers fighting in swamps and low country terrain. He is generally viewed as the father of Guerrilla Warfare.


The US military has experienced guerrilla warfare thru-out it's history. During the US Civil War 1861-1865, Quantrill's Raiders conducted guerrilla warfare against the Union Army (US Army). Vietnam was simply "guerrilla" warfare on a larger scale over a larger area, done more often, using more lethal weapons than had occurred during the Civil War.


Yes, hit and run raids were part of both wars. However, guerrilla warfare is inherit to nearly all wars. Quantrill was a guerrilla leader against the North during the US Civil War; Francis Marion (the Swamp Fox) was a guerrilla against the Crown (Britain) during the American Revolutionary War. American Indians conducted guerrilla warfare against European expansion since the 1600s...and didn't end until 1890 (at Wounded Knee).


No. He (the Swamp Fox) just happen to use it during the American Revolution. EDIT: Actually Francis Marion was well known for his invention of guerrilla warfare


Guerrilla Warfare is a strategy during war that involves small groups of armed soldiers ambushing an unsuspecting enemy unit quickly then pulling out before a large fight ensues. Guerrilla Warfare is used to quickly attack the opposing side without the enemy knowing when or where the attack will occur.



The Viet Cong (North vietnam soldiers) during the Vietnamm War.


Francis Marion (c. 1732 - February 27, 1795) , the 'Swamp Fox' , was an officer in the American Revolutionary War . He had learned his tactics from his time during the French and Indian war against the Cherokees who utilized these tactics which emphasized concealment , ambush and utilizing terrain to gain an advantage . These lessons later came to be known as 'Guerrilla Warfare' to later generations .


1. America fought a guerrilla action against the British during the Revolutionary War of 1776. 2. The US Civil War consisted of heavy guerrilla warfare activity; especially on the part of the Confederacy. 3. US forces conducted Guerrilla activity in the Pacific (and CBI Theater of Operations-China/Burma/India) against the Japanese. 4. US forces were engaged in guerrilla warfare during the 1950's and early 1960's in Indochina, to include South Vietnam, up until 1964; then breaking off into special operations (SF/SEALs) until the end of the war in 1975.



For the same reasons it angered British troops when they fought Americans during the Revolutionary War (1775-1783); the British considered guerrilla warfare to be "dirty fighting", "sneaky fighting", "unfair", "un-gentlemanly", and "cowardly." Guerilla warfare, Submarine warfare, and military snipers all were considered: Dirty Fighting; Sneaky Fighting; Unfair; Ungentlemanly; and Cowardly. For the 21st century all of those "Dirty Forms of Warfare" are now considered the new wave of doing things (they are popular with today's generation of people).


The American colonist did not have any disasvantages .


the turtlebwas the first submersible craft used in recorded warfare. it was intended to help break the british blockade during the revolutionary war


The Continental Army regards the American regulars during the Revolutionary War. Strengths of the regulars included defenders advantages in terms of familiarization with their home base, guerrilla warfare tactics, and personally vested interests into preserving their freedom.


Guerrilla warfare is a style of battle that allows the soldiers to remain hidden while in battle. British troops were taught to fight facing their enemy in an open field lined side by side. The change in warfare style allowed the colonists a better chance at surviving as well as surprise the British.


They didn't know the land they were fighting on as well.


The Americans were fighting for a cause and because they used guerrilla warfare.



The Napoleonic Wars were during the period from 1800 to 1815. During that time, Napoleon conquered many nations and fought on their territory. Sometimes the local population would strike back against the French occupation forces. This occurred in Spain and Russia. During Napoleon's retreat from Moscow, the cossack troops harrassed the retreating soldiers by attacking the stragglers. This was typical style of combat for guerrilla warfare.


Francis Marion was an American military officer, active during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). He served with the Continental Army in efforts to end the British occupation of South Carolina. He is considered a founder and 'father' of modern guerrilla warfare tactics.



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