The late Jerry Ahern passed away on this day, July 24th, 2012. His survivalist novels created an entire genre.
Just a few days left! Get your article in for Round 107 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. More than $825,000 worth of prizes have been awarded since we started running this contest. We recently polled blog readers, asking for suggested article topics. Refer to that poll if you haven’t yet chosen an article topic. Round 107 ends on July 31st, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Remember that there is a 1,500-word minimum and that articles on practical “how-to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging.
Today’s feature article was written by Field Gear Editor Tom Christianson.