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30 October, 2012

Further Homestead Defense Considerations

Below you will find a snippet of and a link to the 2nd in a 3-part series of articles by Max Velocity, whose book I recently reviewed and who was recently featured as a guest author here on Backwoods Survival Blog.
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Further Homestead Defense Considerations - Survival Blog With A Family Focus: From the principles of defense it is clear that we need to establish a plan which provides early warning, all round defense and mutually supporting sectors of fire.

We also need to create depth, which is best utilized outside the building rather than with fall back positions inside the house.

We can create depth using external fighting positions to keep attackers away from the house, which will also aid mutual support. A key thing that will really help defense of a house is to have a second or more positions outside of the main building that can provide fire support, thus these positions support each other by keeping enemy away from the house and each other...

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