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    Fry the Brain: The Art of Urban Sniping and Its Role in Modern Warfare by John West is a fascinating look at the role sniping plays in urban guerilla warfare...
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    By Scott Kirshner This 241p. book was written by a former probation officer and corrections guard who now teaches tactics to law enforcement. The book is an introduction to techniques used by LE and the military to clear structures of hostiles. It's primarily of interest to preppers as a...
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    "Back to Basics" by Abigail Gehring is an encyclopedic book covering many topics of relevance to preppers. It's basically a dumbed down version of the Encyclopedia of Country Living with pretty pictures. I suppose this isn't just a coincidence since Ms. Gehring is now the editor of the...
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    This series of four books: Bushcraft 101 Advanced Bushcraft The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, & Cooking in the Wild Bushcraft First Aid is sold as a boxed set at Amazon for about $35...
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    Most people who have prepped for a while have at least heard of this book and I’m sure many of you have it. It’s written by John “Lofty” Wiseman a former SAS operator who taught survival skills to other SAS members. He’s apparently an old-timer, mentioning operations in pre-Vietnam War era...
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    This well-written and researched book was penned by the historian Douglas Brinkley who rode out the storm at a hotel in downtown New Orleans. It was written only a year after the storm which is an accomplishment because early to market books about disasters are usually hastily and poorly...
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    "The War Within" is a book about the siege of Leningrad written by Boston University professor Alexis Peri. Her primary sources are personal diaries of ordinary Leningraders which were declassified by the Russian government in the 2000s. Unfortunately, rather than telling the story of how...
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    "Where There is No Doctor" is a classic austere medical handbook published by Hesperian. The first edition was written in the 1970s in Spanish and the book has since been translated into English and a few other languages. It's designed for use by natives in the developing world who lack access...
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    This is the first book report I've done since Jr. High and boy am I excited. The Survival Medicine Handbook 3rd Ed. is one of the books that often shows up in "must have" lists of prepper books. It's generally well-written and should be accessable to anyone with a high school or higher...
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    I would like to offer this as a heavy summer read for those of you that would like to know what really happens when Western Civilization ceases to function. This is not the normal speculation and best guessing that we normally get from each other as we peck away at the keyboard from the comfort...
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    I just completed this fantastic book (literally; I put it down about 5 minutes ago). Whatever your political views, I highly recommend you read this book. Ms. Attkisson, a (former) CBS news reporter, details her efforts to reveal the hidden truth behind several scandals rocking the Obama...
  12. Books, Movies & Stories
    The following list was forwarded to me as a "good start" for a post SHTF library. Even though I already own copies of some, I'm curious as to the opinions and reviews of the members of this board. What do you think of the following books and give me a brief review if you own or have read the...
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    The SAS combat handbook - by Jon E. Lewis The Lyons press 2001, first published in the UK in 1997 Reviewed by Wolfe I was actually pretty curious about this book. The description said: 'fighting tactiques of the world's most rugged soldiers', that sounded pretty promising. I was pretty...
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