JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook (it superceded the very out-of-date ST 31-91B) Wilderness Medicine, 5th Editionby Paul S. Auerbach Movies Shooter (Warning: Has many violent scenes.) Pale Rider (Warning: Has many violent scenes.) Instructional Video: Dave Gingery’s Green Sand Casting Techniques

JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books The Foxfire Book series (in 11 volumes, but the first five are the best) When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency by Matthew Stein (SurvivalBlog’s Backcountry Editor) Fiction Some Will Not Die by Algis Budrys (Plague total wipe-out scenario. This book was another … Continue reading

JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books Crisis Preparedness Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Home Storage and Physical Survival by Jack A. Spigarelli Preparedness Now!: An Emergency Survival Guide (Expanded and Revised Edition) by Aton Edwards Fiction Vandenberg by Oliver Lange (Invasion scenario. Note: It was later republished under the title: Defiance: An American Novel) Movies … Continue reading

Readers’ Recommendations of the Week:

Reader T.J. recommended these books for your prepping library: ARRL’s Low Power Communications: The Art and Science of QRP, by Richard H. Arland, ARRL’s Wire Antenna Classics, by ARRL Inc., US Marines’ Field Antenna Handbook, MCRP 6-22D, Antenna Handbook, by US Marine Corps, o o o G.W. suggested The Unthinkable: … Continue reading

Readers’ Recommendations of the Week:

Reader J.B. recommended the Hardy Boys series: I’ve been reading the Hardy Boys series aloud to my children (three boys, one girl, ages 4,7,8,10), and I think I enjoy them as much as they do. Not only entertaining, it is quite refreshing to read how they solve problems with only … Continue reading

A Timely Book Review from TM in Arkansas

Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and “Enemies of the State”, by Stephen P. Halbrook. ©2013 Stephen P. Halbrook Published by The Independent Institute, Oakland CA ISBN: 978-1-59813-161-1 Hardback; also available in Paperback and via Kindle. 246 pages, 12 chapters, bibliography, and index. “Gun control”, a politically … Continue reading

Readers’ Recommendations of the Week:

Survivalblog reader Patriotman suggested several books: The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed The Collapse … Continue reading

JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books: Nonfiction: Modern Homesteading: Rediscovering the American Dream by Wranglerstar Fiction: Warday: And the Journey Onward by Whitley Strieber and James Kunetka The Rackham Files by Dean Ing Movies: The Chronicles of Narnia – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (suitable for ages 12 and up) Metropolis (The Giorgio … Continue reading

JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books: Making the Best of Basics – Family Preparedness Handbook by James Talmage Stevens Total Resistance by H. von Dach Movies: The Bridge on the River Kwai Saving Private Ryan Music: Best of Pure Prairie League Altan: The First 10 Years: 1986-1995 Video Blog Posts: SouthernPrepper1: Finding other preppers and … Continue reading