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10 Must Have Survival Books

Updated: 10/19/2017

Every Prepper should have a complete knowledge base in their home library and these are the survival books you simply can’t afford to leave out.

In a serious survival situation we may be left without power for long periods of time.  So if you’re planning on using your phone or computer to search Google for online resources you may be out of luck.  Even if you have an incredible library of digital downloads that you got from our awesome survival downloads page, in the event of an EMP all electronic devices will be unusable.  That’s why it is crucial that you have hard copies of all your survival resources on hand and available when you need it the most.

Check out this great list some of the best survival books that you can’t afford to live without.

1. Making the Best of Basics


2. The Ultimate Guide to US Army Survival Skills, Tactics & Techniques

3.Camping & Wilderness Survival

4. US Army Survival Guide

5. Country Wisdom & Know-how

6. Tom Browns Guide to Edible & Medicinal Plants

7. Gardening When It Counts

8.Crisis Preparedness Handbook: A Complete Guide to Home Storage and Physical Survival

9. SAS Survival Handbook


10. The Modern Survival Manual

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