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How to Survive the End of the World As We Know It

How to Survive the End of the World As We Know It by James Wesley, Rawles: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times

The Definitive Guide On How to Prepare For Any Crisis - From Global Financial Collapse to a Pandemic


It would take only one unthinkable event to disrupt our way of life. If there is a terrorist attack, global pandemic, or sharp currency of devaluation, you will be forced to fend for yourself in ways you've never imagined. Where would you get water? How would you communicate with relatives who live in other states? What would you use for fuel?

Survivalist expert James Wesley, Rawles, author of the bestselling novel Patriots and editor of, shares the essential tools and skills you will need for your family to survive, including:

Water-The Key Resource: Filtration, transport, storage, and treatment options.

Food Storage: How much to store, pack-it-yourself methods, storage space and rotation, countering vermin.

Fuel and Home Power: Home heating fuels, fuel storage, safety, backup generators.

Garden, Orchard Trees, and Small Livestock: Gardening basics, non-hybrid seeds, greenhouses; choosing the right livestock.

Medical Supplies and Training: Building a first aid kit, minor surgery, chronic health issues.

Communications: Following international news, staying in touch with loved ones.

Home Security: Your panic room, self-defense training, and tools.

When to Get Outta Dodge: Vehicle selection, kit packing lists, routes and planning.

Investing and Barter: Tangibles investing, building your barter stockpile.

And Much More.


How to Survive the End of the World As We Know It is a must-have for every well-prepared family.


About the Author:

James Wesley, Rawles is the founder and editor of, the Internet's most popular blog on family preparedness. He is a world-renowned  expert on a wide range of preparedness topics, including food storage, fuel storage, self-defense, communications, retreat security, "bug out" bags, survival vehicles, retreat architecture, gardening for self-sufficiency, small livestock, and a wide variety of traditional pioneer and self-sufficiency skills.

The author is a former U.S. Army Intelligence office. His preparedness consulting clients have included Fortune 500 executives, clergy, entrepreneurs, and fund managers. An influential figure in the modern preparedness movement, Rawles not only talks the talk, but he walks the walk: He and his family live at a well-stocked and fully self-sufficient retreat that is nestled in a mountain range that is "somewhere west of the Rockies."

Rawles is also the author of Patriots: A Novel of Survival in the Coming Collapse, which has been described as "a survival manual, dressed neatly as fiction." Two sequels are forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.