There are tons of good downloads in the Survival Database Download section of this website. But here are selected 10 that everyone should have either printed and put away, or placed on a USB drive – or better yet both.
#10. FM 4-25-11 First Aid (2002)
Military First Aid Manual. First aid information is a must – get training before you need it – use this manual for reference.
#9.Guide to canning
Being able to preserve crops to be able to provide for yourself and your family long after the growing season is over is important. This guide will help with that.
#8. Rangers handbook(2006) –
Crammed with info on demolitions, booby traps, communications, patrolling, tactical movement, battle drills, combat intelligence and much more
#7. Where there is no dentist
The author uses straightforward language and careful instructions to explain how to: examine patients; diagnose common dental problems; make and use dental equipment; use local anesthetics; place fillings; and remove teeth.
#6. Nato emergency war surgery
While this is certainly not a manual that would stand alone in most persons emergency/disaster library, it is an absolutely necessary resource if you expect to handle any type of trauma where immediate comprehensive medical care is not available.
#5. A guide to raised bar gardening
This is not an “all knowing” gardening book – however it provides a lot of information to the “urban gardener” before or after TSHTF. Best to get the experience and knowledge of gardening NOW rather than later.
#4. FM 3-06 combined Arms Operation in Urban Terrain
Combat techniques covered in the manual which may be very valuable in a “Roadwarrior”-type world.
#3. 1881 household cyclopedia
A massive resource of information that much of it has been lost over the past 203 generations. From Angling to Knitting – its here.
#2. FM 21-76-1 Survival Sadion Recovery(1999) –
Excellent manual geared towards the soldier that finds himself behind enemy lines
#1. FM 21-76 US Survival Manual
This manual has been written to help you acquire survival skills. It tells you how to travel, find water and food, shelter yourself from the weather and care for yourself if you become sick or injured.