JOSé ANGEL MORONI BRACAMONTE is the pen name of a combatant in the war. He participated in most of the major battles and is one of the lucky few who survived more than twelve years of war unscathed.
DAVID E. SPENCER spent five years between 1987 and 1992 travelling to and studying the guerrilla war. He served as a political consultant to the armed forces. From 1983 to 1991 he served in the U.S. Army and National Guard. An expert on guerrilla warfare and low-intensity conflict, he has published numerous articles on these topics.