Surviving Hostage Situations Spear & Moak 1989 Submitter: Given the cover photo, I was surprised that it wasn’t older. You can read this book to learn how to attack your kidnapper, escape safely from captivity, deal with a hijacker on
Home Firearm Safety National Rifle Association of America 1990 Submitter: Uncanniest book cover… ever? Note the passive man in the recliner staring at a blank TV screen, the stains on the carpet, and that menacing, satisfied look on the gun
Atomic Bombing How to Protect Yourself Davis, Ed Science Service 1950 My generation was told that we could hide from nuclear holocaust from underneath our school desk. Fortunately, I never had the opportunity to see this safety tip in action.
Drownproofing: The Original Explanation of This Revolutionary Water Safety and Survival Technique Lanoue 1963 Submitter: We’d like to submit a lovely tome we unearthed in our library collection as we were shelf-browsing for kayak-related material. This just solidifies that, after
A First Book of Safety Bolian and Hinds 1970 Safety books have been finding their way to me lately. I am fascinated by the change in emphasis over time. Strangers are the big deal in the 1980s, while the 60s
Stranger Danger A Safety Guide for Children Quiri and Powell 1985 This is another one of those books that gives me the creeps. I keep wondering if this is the best method for talking to kids about personal safety. This
Who Is a Stranger and What Should I Do? Girard 1984 Did you know bad strangers are everywhere and are trying to get you? And you can’t recognize them…. they are everywhere. This book isn’t too bad considering its age.
Looking Forward to Being Attacked Bullard 1977 Submitter: Talk about putting a positive light on something bad, Looking Forward to Being Attacked was written by Lt. Jim Bullard from the Memphis Police Department. It was published in 1977. I included