Gladio (Luxembourg)

Country: Luxembourg
Details of Formation: NATO organized the creation of the group.
Details of Termination: The group is assumed to have been abandoned at the end of the Cold War, like other Gladio groups.
Purpose: The group was intended as a fighting force prepared to counter a possible Warsaw Pact invasion. In this case, it was meant to conduct guerilla warfare and sabotage activities.
Organisation: The PGM was coordinated by NATO and run by the military secret services in close cooperation with the CIA and British Secret Intelligence Service.
Weapons and Training: The group was trained by NATO and the CIA and trained together with US Green Berets and the British Special Air Service (SAS). It was armed from underground arms caches.
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Treatment of Civilians: --
Other Information: The network of groups may have some semi-official status within the intelligence community. But this status is not recognized but instead hidden even from some domestic governments and prime ministers. The groups were ultimately answerable to NATO-CIA rather than domestic governments in event of attack by Warsaw Pact.
References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD.

Wikipedia. “Operation Gladio”.