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 the Gear section.)   Books: The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump o  o  o Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival o  o  o Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy   Movies: The Mechanic. (The original, with Charles Bronson. I much prefer it to the recent remake.) Available on DVD, but also available for free streaming to Amazon Prime …




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 firearms maintenance tools. (See the Gear section.) Books: Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man o  o  o The How Not to Die Cookbook: 100+ Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease o  o  o A book by one of my favorite analysts of Middle Eastern affairs will be released in early September: The Last Hour: An Israeli Insider Looks at the End …




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 Storage Totes. (See the Gear and Grub section.) Books: Published this year: You Can Farm, by Joel Salatin o  o  o Strategic Relocation: North American Guide to Safe Places, 3rd Edition – By Joel Skousen o  o  o The High Security Shelter – How to Implement a Multi-Purpose Safe Room in the Home, 5th Edition (2017) – By Joel Skousen o  o  o Also available as an audiobook (by JWR): How to Survive the End of the …




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 storage cabinets. (See the Gear and Grub section.) Books: Patriotas (The Spanish translation of JWR’s novel Patriots.) o  o  o The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain o  o  o The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House o  o  o Light Infantry Tactics: For Small Teams   Movies: Breach. Here is a description: “Inspired by the true story of the greatest security breach in U.S. intelligence history, this …




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 tools made in USA. (See the Gear and Grub section.) Books: Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France: Tyranny and Resistance o  o  o America’s God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations o  o  o A friend here in the Redoubt recommended this fascinating book: Gentlemen’s Blood: A History of Dueling o  o  o Lettering and Modern Calligraphy: A Beginner’s Guide: Learn Hand Lettering and Brush Lettering   Movies: Finally available on Amazon Prime! The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai 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 beekeeping. (See both the Book section and the Vlogs and Instructional Videos section.) Books: Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself-While the Rest of Us Die o  o  o Build Your Own Greenhouse: How to Construct, Equip, and Maintain It o  o  o Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment: How to Construct 8- & 10-Frame Hives; Top Bar, Nuc & Demo Hives; Feeders, Swarm Catchers & More o  o  o Beekeeping For …




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 movie titled Prepper. (See the Movies section.) Books: Spymaster: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series) o  o  o The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle o  o  o Jerusalem Caliphate and the Third Jihad o  o  o Habitat for Humanity How to Build a House Revised   Movies: Prepper.  A 2016 fictional film. Surprisingly, it did not demean survivalism or prepping, although it had a couple of cliches. Most …




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 jerky and biltong. (See both the Books section and the Gear and Grub section.) Books (Jerky and Biltong): Make your own biltong and droewors o  o  o Jerky Everything: Foolproof and Flavorful Recipes for Beef, Pork, Poultry, Game, Fish, Fruit, and Even Vegetables (Countryman Know How) o  o  o Long Range Precision Rifle. Note: Sadly, Paladin Press went out of business last year, so these books are getting scarce. o  o  o Blog reader E.E. suggested this: …




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 John Wayne’s last movie, The Shootist. Books: Birds of the Northern Rockies o  o  o The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain   Movies: The Shootist. This movie was fittingly John Wayne’s last film. It is about an old gunfighter who is dying of cancer. At the time, Wayne had terminal cancer. It was shot on location in Carson City, Nevada. The supporting roles are also quite well acted. …




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 books and movies related to the June 6, 1944 D-Day beach landings, paratrooper drops, and glider landings. Books (D-Day): The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan. Also see the far less scholarly film of the same name, in the Movies section.) o  o  o The Glider Gang. This is a fascinating history of British and American combat landing gliders of WWII, and the men who flew them.   Movies (D-Day): Saving Private Ryan o  o  o The Longest …




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 EOTech Holographic Weapon Sight. (See the Gear section.) Books: Undergrounds in Insurgent, Revolutionary and Resistance Warfare: Second Edition (U.S. Army Special Forces Reprint) o  o  o Building a Log Cabin in Alaska in Four Months: Using the trees from two acres of land   Movies: Here is the sequel to a movie that I mentioned in this column last year: Idaho: The Movie 2 . The scenery is breathtaking. o  o  o The Ballad of Lefty …




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 Knipex Lever Action Mini Bolt Cutters (See the Gear section.) Books: Nature’s Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants o  o  o I just noticed that Amazon.com now has the standard trade paperback edition my book How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times on sale for just $6.47!  (And there is free postage for Amazon Prime members.) o  o  o High-Yield …




Brace Yourself: A Game Changer for American Shooters

Ever since late 2012, gun enthusiasts have been talking about getting arm braces for their pistols. Those of us who live south of the Canadian border have been deprived of shoulder-stocked pistols since 1934. So there was a tremendous pent-up demand for such a configuration. And, of course, they were a boon to disabled shooters. The clever devices were first developed by SB Tactical for AR pistols, and later popularized by SIG USA. Arm braces were later adapted to mount on AK pistols, HK9x family pistols, Uzi pistols, the SIG MCX/MPX, and many more. One key advantage of arm braces …




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 Fasteners. (See the Gear section.) Books: The Week-by-Week Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook: Make the Most of Your Growing Season o  o  o Back in print!  Total Resistance.  (This book was formerly published by Paladin Press, a company that sadly went out of business, a few months back.) o  o  o Navy SEAL Sniper: An Intimate Look at the Sniper of the 21st Century   Movies: This is a “must watch” documentary on personal liberty narrated by Larken Rose, …




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 Holodomor genocide in The Ukraine. Books (The Holodomor): Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine o  o  o I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer o  o  o Idaho Off the Beaten Path®: A Guide To Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)   Movies (The Holodomor): Bitter Harvest.   A drama about the Holodomor–the Soviet genocide by starvation in the Ukraine that took the lives of more than seven …