Glossary: Huks, or Huk

DEFINITION:
Short form of Hukbalahap, itself the abbreviated form of the Tagalog name for the guerrilla force established in 1942, known as the Peoples Anti-Japanese Army (Hukbong Bayan Laban sa Hapon). In 1946 renamed the Peoples Liberation Army (Hukbong Mapagpalaya ng Bayan).

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