New Outlook Volume 67

New Outlook Volume 67

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...and the instructions issued to the guerrilla bands were, in part, as follows: The purpose of the guerrillas shall be to constantly worry the Yankees in the pueblos occupied b them; to cut off their convoys; to cause 1 possible harm to their patrols, their spies, and their scouts; to surprise their detachments; to crush their columns if they shall pass in favorable places; and to exterminate all traitors, in order to revent the natives from vilel selling themse ves for the invaders' old. n the other hand, they shall protect t e legal inhabitants, watch their properties, and defend them from bandits and thieves. The guerrillas shall make up for their small numbers by their ceaseless activity and their daring. They shall hide in the woods and in distant barrios, and, when least expected, shall fall upon the enemy, and disappear at once to enjoy whatever spoils they mayhave taken from the Yankees; but they shall be careful never to rob their countrymen. When our men are closely pursued in one part of the country, they shall move to another, only to come back suddenly as soon as circumstances shall allow it. A guerrilla warfare is easy to sustain and to keep u indefinitely, all the pueblos protecting, 0 course, our guerrillas, who are only defending the common cause and are satisfied with a handful of rice or corn. We should certainly do all that we can for the men who are risking their lives for the honor of the nation, for our independence, and the future of our sons. Our guerrillas must do their best to prevent the peaceful people from etting tired of the war, which theyfmight end y doing if the invaders were to stop persecuting us and take on themselves to represent order and pros erity. while our own guerrillas were confount ed with...
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  • Paperback | 638 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,120g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236858611
  • 9781236858610