Symposium on the Role of Airpower in Counterinsurgency and Unconventional Warfare

The Philippine Huk Campaign

by A. H. Peterson, E. E. Conger, George C. Reinhardt

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A description of the successful counterinsurgency effort of the Philippine Government against the Hukbalahaps. This campaign was unusual in that the total government forces (including the constabulary) of the entire country outnumbered the Huks by only a few thousand men.

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