The Signaling Mirror: WWII US Government Training Film

This teaches how to aim a two-sided emergency signaling mirror. This August 1943 US Government Training film is a digitized version of the US National Archives copy. Later testing proved retroreflective (“reflex”) signal mirror aimers were more accurate, and the US services changed to that type of emergency signal mirror, … Continue reading

Ten Essential OTC Medications to Stockpile

Found this over at Armageddon Medicine — Are over-the-counter (OTC) drugs really worth stockpiling?  As a family physician my answer is a resounding yes.  Most of the following were actually prescription medications when first released.  (In higher dosages, several still are.)  Although other OTC drugs are worth considering, these ten … Continue reading

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