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S/P books

Discussion in 'Survival/Preparedness Forum' started by powder86, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. powder86

    powder86 SHOOT SAFE!

    Any S/P books y'all recommend? And I don't mean fictional stories... I mean books that teach skills and perhaps provide suggestions for preps and supplies for emergency scenarios.
    I've found those old surplus books at the back of the Cheaper than Dirt catalog... i may pick up a few of those... but what else?
  2. Akita

    Akita gone

    Jul 22, 2002
    .mil has a bunch. Take your pick of topics as suits your fancy.

  3. DOrth


    Jun 22, 2011
    US Army Survival manual, When Plans Fail, The Self Reliance Manifesto, Just In Case & Dare to Prepare are all good.
  4. 88MPH

    88MPH RON PAUL 2012

    Jun 11, 2011
    Although there's not a ton of instructional info in them, I often get S/P inspirations from books like One Second After and The Road. They're fiction of course but the story helps relate the reality of S/P.
  5. Syclone538


    Jan 8, 2006
    The Boy Scouts Field Book has some good info in it.
  6. powder86

    powder86 SHOOT SAFE!

    i've actually got one of these and yea it's got a wealth of stuff. great little things. things i learned as a kid and forget as i get older.
  7. tc556guy


    Mar 15, 2000
    Upstate NY
    Have you picked up much stuff in PDF form yet or are you sticking to paper copies.
  8. The "survival books" sticky at the top of the page has several good recommendations..
  9. Jim in MI

    Jim in MI

    Feb 16, 2004
    West Michigan
    There are 4 I advise to anyone right from the start
    1. 98.6 degrees The Art of Keeping Your (butt) Alive by Cody Lundin-wilderness survival
    2. Deep Survival Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Lawrence Gonzales a psycology book on survival
    3. On Killing by Col Grossman, a psychology book on violence
    4. FerFals book on Argentina collapse

    Read those 4 and really, really think about them, and then start worrying about what to fill your basement with.