JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. The focus is usually on emergency communications gear, bug out bag gear, books and movies that have any tie-in to disaster preparedness, and links to “how to” self-sufficiency videos. There are also links to sources for both storage food and food storage containers. You will also note an emphasis on history books and historical movies. This week the focus is on Silky Saws. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on our advertiser BattlBox. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Illustrated Cabinetmaking: How to Design and Construct Furniture That Works (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 1300 Drawings & Diagrams for Drawers, Tables, Beds, Bookcases, Cabinets, Joints & Subassemblies o  o  o Serious bayonet collectors and investors find themselves a copy of this book: Bayonets from Janzen’s Notebook. (Used copies can sometimes be found on eBay for less than $75.) o  o  o I was not surprised to see …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the Gear Cloud Defensive OWL weapons light.  (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The Prepared Family Guide to Uncommon Diseases o  o  o Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War o  o  o The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850, by Brian Fagan o  o  o The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West o  o  …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the writings of former U.S. Navy SEAL Matt Bracken. (See the Books section.) Books: Reader Allen A. highly recommended the book Forty Years in the Wilderness, by Dolly Faulkner o  o  o The Bracken Collection: Essays and Short Fiction 2010 to 2019 o  o  o Also by Matt Bracken: Enemies Foreign and Domestic o  o  o Bushcraft Illustrated: A Visual Guide, by Dave Canterbury. (Thanks to Tim J. for the suggestion.) o  o  o This is worthy …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on One Time Pad Generators. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 o  o  o SOG: The Secret Wars of America’s Commandos in Vietnam o  o  o Reader B.K. wrote to recommend this book: Appear To Vanish: Stealth Concepts for Effective Camouflage and Concealment o  o  o The 10 Bushcraft Books Movies: Tortured for Christ. Based on the life story of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand.  He spent …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on wilderness medicine. (See the Book section, Instructional Videos and Vlogs section, and the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Wilderness and Rescue Medicine o  o  o NOLS Wilderness Medicine (NOLS Library) o  o  o Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine E-Book o  o  o MEDICINE FOR THE BACK COUNTRY, 2nd Edition o  o  o Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine, 2-Volume Set




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on magazine storage. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: How to Diagnose and Repair Automotive Electrical Systems (Motorbooks Workshop) o  o  o Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations, by Admiral William H. McRaven o  o  o Woodstove Cookery: At Home on the Range o  o  o TC 31-29 Special Forces Operational Techniques: September, 1988.




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on green Pelican cases. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Unfreedom of the Press, by Mark Levin. This much-anticipated book was just released yesterday (May 21st), and it is solidly ranked #1, overall on Amazon.com! (But don’t expect to see that news mentioned in the mainstream press…) o  o  o Reader Monica X. suggested the book No Mercy: True Stories of Disaster, Survival and Brutality, by Eleanor Learmonth. 50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Mystic Monk Coffee. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The Sovereign Individual by James Davidson and Lord Rees-Mogg o  o  o Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christian America. Not surprisingly, David Horowitz has been banned by Twitter. You can hear Horowitz describe some of the main themes of his book, here. o  o  o Unfreedom of the Press, by Mark Levin. This book won’t be released until May 21st, but with pre-orders it is already …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on FoodSaver vacuum packing machines. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Recommended by SurvivalBlog reader S.H. in Texas: Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart. S.H. writes: “The hardships she faced in early 20th Century Wyoming would make many of us lie down and die today (after rifling through a bottle of Prozac!), but through it all, the joy that she experienced from her life is evident. It’s a good, short, read, that reminded me …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the very affordable Mora Sheath Knife. (See the Gear and Grub section.) Books: The latest from conservative commentator Mark Levin: Unfreedom of the Press o  o  o Warbird Factory: North American Aviation in World War II o  o  o The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age (The Plant Paradox) Movies & Television: To Have and Have Not. (The classic, with Bogey and Bacall.) o  o  o The quality of this Blu-Ray is …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the new movie The Highwaymen. (See the Movies section.) Books: This book was recommended by Wendy McElroy: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser. The New York Times Book Review described it: “An absorbing new biography [that] deserves recognition as an essential text…. For anyone who has drifted into thinking of Wilder’s ‘Little House’ books as relics of a distant and irrelevant past, reading Prairie Fires will provide a lasting cure…. Meanwhile, …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on tool storage. (See both the Instructional Videos section and the Gear section.)  As always, we emphasize items that are made in the USA.   Movies: Discover Planet Ocean (Blu-ray and DVD) o  o  o A Quiet Place. Available on Blu-ray, DVD, or free streaming for those with Amazon Prime.   Instructional Videos (Tool Storage): Building a Tool Cabinet o  o  o French Cleat Tool Storage Wall and Clamp Rack — How To Build – Woodworking o  o  …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Fencing Tools. (See the Gear & Grub section.)   Movies: The Passion of The Christ. Long available on DVD and BluRay, this great movie is also now available for streaming to those with Amazon Prime. o  o  o The Conversation. This is a classic film starring Gene Hackman. It makes an interesting companion piece to his much later film on a similar theme, Enemy of the State. My, how surveillance technology has advanced! The Conversation is now …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on American-made gardening tools. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Several readers have recommended this new book by Ben Shapiro: The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great. o  o  o A friend suggested this new release by conservative talk radio host Mark Levin: Unfreedom of the Press. o  o  o And speaking of recent releases, there is also this from noted political analyst and commentator David Horowitz: DARK AGENDA: The …