...Walt Rauch asks, "Do you fear death?" as he begins this "must-read" book for anyone concerned with surviving... -- American Guardian (NRA), July, 1998
...how can you identify if you are being threatened?...What should you do?...These are all questions answered in full... -- Petersen's Handguns, Nov., 2000
There is so much great material in this twelve-chapter book that this review cannot do it justice. -- The Law Enforcement Trainer Magazine, Sept./Oct, 1998
Upon receiving his BS degree from Carnegie Institute of Technology and completing service as a Special Agent in U.S. Army Intelligence, Walt Rauch was a Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service and an investigator with the Philadelphia (PA) Fugitive Squad (where he made over 2,000 felony arrests). He now operates a consulting firm, Rauch & Company, Ltd., and provides firearms training as well as expert witness testimony on firearms use and tactics.
Rauch is also a writer and lecturer in the firearms field. He is published regularly in national and international publications, including Combat Handguns, Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement and other Harris Publications specialty magazines, Emap/Petersen's Handguns, Guns & Ammo specialty magazines, S.W.A.T. Magazine, Police and Security News, Cibles (France) and Visier (Germany).
Read it cover to cover. Walt passes on a lifetime of experience...and I found it extremely informative. Have better appreciation for weapons now.Published on January 16, 2013 by n
This book is excellent. If you are looking to develop a defensive mind-set, this book is it. It may be the best of its kind. Read morePublished on June 4, 2005 by Wise Sage
Unfortunately I found the book "Real World Survival" a waste of time. I thought the author could have said what he wanted to in half the time and it's a pretty short book... Read morePublished on March 17, 2002