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Old December 21, 2001, 08:30 AM   #1
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Books On Handgun Defense

Are there any personal defense books you would recommend for the concealed handgun carrier?
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Old December 21, 2001, 06:29 PM   #2
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Fighting Smarter by Tom Givens. You can order them at and I challenge you to find better.
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Old December 21, 2001, 07:00 PM   #3
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In the gravest extreme by Mas Ayoob.
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Old December 21, 2001, 07:53 PM   #4
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On Killing : The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
by Dave Grossman

Principles of Personal Defense
by Jeff Cooper

Both are listed here (among a bunch of other good ones)
"There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking create a nation of law-breakers – and then you cash in on guilt."
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Old December 21, 2001, 09:19 PM   #5
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All good recommendations. Here are several more:

Better to know what you don't know than to think you know what you don't know.
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