From Vietnam to El Salvador: The Saga of the FMLN Sappers and Other Guerrilla Special Forces in Latin America

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Index
Acahuapa coffee mill, 67-70
Adjusted charges, 26
Advance on one side, 21
Aiming stakes, 83
Air support, 66
Alfredo, Gordo, 132
Amphibious techniques, 36-38
Arce Immediate Reaction Battalion, 102-103
Argentine guerillas, 87, 131-135, 150
Armored cars, 78-79
Artillery regiment, 61-62
Assassinations, 8-9, 44; of Commissioner Villar, 131-133; of pilots, 65-67
Attacks: Acahuapa coffee mill, 67-70; on the artillery regiment, 61-62; on artillery supporting operation Fenix, 115-117; on the CEMFA, 90-101; on Cerron Grande dam, 59-61; on the Cisneros Engineer Battalion, 140-142; on the Colima bridge, 56- 58; on the Cuscatlan bridge, 84-86; on the El Roblar base, 64-65; FES patterns, 151-154; on Finca El Pinar, 112-113; on the 4th Brigade base, 53-56, 70-75; group during, 32-33; on the Ilopango Air Base, 80-82; on the Justice Palace in Bogota, 142; Mariona prison break, 109-111; modes of, 19-20; on National Police Headquarters, 77-79; on the Obrajuelo air strip, 87-88; on the Picacho Microwave station, 63-64; principles of, 31-32; on the Puente de Oro bridge, 48-51; reconnaissance of objective for, 29-31; on San Isidro Labor, 51-53; on San Vicente, 117-118; sapper platoons during, 33-35; on the 3rd brigade, 82-84, 88-89, 101-106
Avalos, Omar Napoleon, 113-115
Bank robberies, 8, 109-110
Barracks construction, 157-158
Basque ETA, 49, 78, 85
Body armor, 10
Bodyguards, 9
Body paint, 18
Booby traps, 27-28
Borge, Tomas, 4
BRAC (Rafael Aguinada Carranza Battalion of the FAL), 13, 110
BRAZ (Rafael Arce Zablah Brigade), 83, 89, 91, 94
Bunkers, 156-158
C-4, 25
Caching, 43

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