Arm yourself with the proper knowledge and these war survival tips before the inevitable occurs.
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- War Survival Tips You Need to Keep Today
War Survival Tips: Through the Citizen's Eyes
War Survival Tips You Need to Keep Today
Wars are a sad and terrible part of history–a cruel facet of humankind, and it can happen again. The intent to expand territory and take resources by force are often the reasons for such conflict where thousands or millions of human lives are lost.
If you’re not a soldier, it is best you evacuate the area as soon as possible. Watching current events on televisions, radio, or the internet can also help you anticipate and prepare for the worst.
More often than not, everyone will see and feel the tension build-up prior to an eventual war. People will definitely be talking about it but no one knows the exact time it will strike.
Here are some war survival tips you'll be glad to have come across if ever the unthinkable happens in the near or foreseeable future. You will learn what to do in case of war or what to do during war times.
1. Learn to Shoot for War Survival and Self-Defense
Investing in guns is a must in order to survive the war. Your local military should come to your aid but it may take some time.
If evacuation is not yet a possible option, defending yourself and keeping the enemy at bay should be your top priority.
2. Stay Fit for War Survival
If rubble would be everywhere then using a vehicle may become utterly useless so you will have to avoid the enemy on foot with a lot of gear on you. That's why you must be fit to keep from getting caught in the enemy’s cross sights.
3. Prepare a Survival Kit
In the event of a nuclear war, the contents of your survival kit must fit the impending danger.
Keep chemical masks, protective coveralls, gloves, and other items to protect you from radiation. You can also learn how to create your own survival kit.
4. Undergo Survival and Basic Military Training
Learning a few survival skills such as stealth, covert, and radio communications training can get you places without even being detected. If the enemy is within your city areas, this means your local or national military is still not able to defend its citizens.
With aircraft and military drones made available by technology, you must be on your toes at all times. Move from cover to cover and use the cover of darkness to move about.
5. Fortify Your Home for War Survival
At initial attacks without warning, it is best to stay indoors and fortify it with window and door metal shutters. You can also place sandbags on the lower sides of the walls for added protection.
You might have to evacuate but wait until the dust settles before bugging out. The enemy would most likely bombard your area prior to moving in.
If you have a cellar or fortified shelter it would greatly increase your chances of survival, too.
6. Have a Bug-Out Vehicle Ready at All Times
Other than the car you use on an ordinary day, you must have another vehicle hidden away for emergency use. If you can fortify it and include weapon attachments, the better it will be for you.
It should also have a 4-wheel drive to ensure it can go off-road should you need to avoid enemy encounters. Don’t forget to stash your bug out vehicle with supplies such as food, water, and ammo.
7. Make An Exit Plan for Long-term War Survival
Map out multiple exit points from your home or office. In case your main route is barricaded or full of fleeing people then you have other options left to get where you need to go.
8. Prepare A Bug Out Location
A bug out location well away from major cities, on a mountain or hilltop, if possible, is a good place to make a stand. Fortify it and have multiple exit points prepared.
It should also be stacked with food and water supplies to last you months or even years. The first thing to do if you’re not a soldier is to evacuate if you can.
Ultimately, this is what your government would want to keep its citizens safe and this is what your main objective should be. As for the enemy, they would want to annihilate every living soul who is not their own.
Watch this video on how to survive a nuclear war posted by Greg and Mitch:
The best way to survive a war as a civilian is to flee the area of conflict as soon as you can. Think of the safety of your family before anything else.
Should you wish to fight the enemy to protect your homeland, it is best you sign up with the military. Through this, you will have more equipment and comrades to fight by your side.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 15, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.