Preparedness Notes for Wednesday — August 24, 2022

On August 24th, 410, Rome was overrun by the Visigoths in an event that symbolized the fall of the Western Roman Empire. This is a moment in history that we would do well to remember. An empire that ruled the known world was corrupted from the inside to the point that they could not defend themselves from a much weaker enemy.

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Today’s feature article was written by SurvivalBlog’s Senior Editor, JWR.