This book presents a critical interpretation of guerrilla and terrorist theory and practice throughout history to the present age. It deals with the facts of guerrilla warfare and intends to demythologize guerrilla warfare, without belittling its importance.
1. Partisans in History 2. Small Wars and Big Armies 3. The Origins of Guerrilla Doctrine 4. The Twentieth Century (I): Between Two World Wars 5. The Twentieth Century (II): Partisans against Hitler 6. The Twentieth Century (III): China and Vietnam 7. National Liberation and Revolutionary War 8. Guerrilla Doctrine Today 9. A Summing Up