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Good book to read (Click here)

Postby Barkley » Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:07 pm

B-ZONE by Al VOTH

Anyone out there heard of it?

I liked it, just tossing that out there for all you gun nuts...

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Re: Good book to read (Click here)

Postby portcullisguy » Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:16 pm

Not familiar with either of them, but if you are interested in a really good book on some of the psychology behind firearms training, check out On Killing by Col. Dave Grossman.

I was first introduced to this book by an army colleague, and later it was recommended again on my leadership course. An excellent read, taking you through the training that has developed in order to overcome a human being's natural resistance to killing and the psychological cost of killing.

A must read for any one in law enforcement or the military, particularly firearms/weapons instructors.
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Re: Good book to read (Click here)

Postby One Shot Tactical Supply » Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:26 pm

A firearm book at Chapters?!?!?! Oh that's a good one :D
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Postby Barkley » Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:53 pm

I read "On Killing" last May. OUTSTANDING book.

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Postby Mark S » Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:09 am

I'm most of the way through "On Killing" now and I agree its a fascinating book. I'm very curious though, and I don't know if it willl be addressed in the rest of the book, of how the concepts apply to policing. Its a very war-oriented book, which even though I'm no war buff I've found fascinating, but I'd be real interested in seeing a similar book that's more police oriented.
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Re: Good book to read (Click here)

Postby Canadian Blue » Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:21 pm

I've recently finished reading On Killing and its a great book, and must read for anyone. I also enjoyed how it dealved into the effects operant conditioning may be affecting the civilian population.

PS: It's not a firearms book, read the last chapters suggestions on how to resensitize America.

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Postby AuxHorseman » Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:29 am

... I've found fascinating, but I'd be real interested in seeing a similar book that's more police oriented.


Grossman has written a follow-up called 'On Combat' that is cowritten by Loren W. Christensen, a former police officer. I have a copy, but haven't had a chance to read it yet. It's apparently got a bit more LEO-related content than 'On Killing'.

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Postby Chuk750 » Sat Jul 21, 2007 9:31 am

I've recently read "On Combat" and found it to be an excellent book.
It really goes into depth as to what happens to a person in those "combat" situations and there are many references to LEO cases.
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Re: Good book to read (Click here)

Postby Barkley » Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:00 pm

Ok Guys:

Another one for the Oprah book club:

Under and Alone by William QUEEN.

Google this one!!!

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Postby Mister E » Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:15 pm

:stupid: Excellent book. A movie production is slated to begin in 08.

CB, if you are a fan of Grossman's work I would read Michael Ghiglieri's The Dark Side of Man
It's a different approach and persepective on what Grossman has to say. I think Grossman is a brilliant man, but think his research comes short in several respects.

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Postby Dafez » Fri Dec 28, 2007 8:52 pm

Also another great read by Grossman is On Combat.....it's fantastic

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Re: Good book to read (Click here)

Postby Bald Man » Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:31 am

One Shot Tactical Supply wrote:A firearm book at Chapters?!?!?! Oh that's a good one :D


Yeah, I remember the days when Chapters sold firearm magazines. I guess they were to VIOLENT to have on their shelves. I find it ironic that they won't sell gun mags that talk about punching holes in paper and new gear but it's okay to sell paintball magazines that promote killing people by simulating hunting down and shooting other humans. And then there is all those computer mags that simulate very graphic killings/murders. GOOD TIMES CHAPTERS!!

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Re: Good book to read (Click here)

Postby CourtOfficer » Sat Dec 29, 2007 10:54 am

Bald Man wrote:
One Shot Tactical Supply wrote:A firearm book at Chapters?!?!?! Oh that's a good one :D


Yeah, I remember the days when Chapters sold firearm magazines. I guess they were to VIOLENT to have on their shelves. I find it ironic that they won't sell gun mags that talk about punching holes in paper and new gear but it's okay to sell paintball magazines that promote killing people by simulating hunting down and shooting other humans. And then there is all those computer mags that simulate very graphic killings/murders. GOOD TIMES CHAPTERS!!


That has nothing to do with it. Chapters did a study and realized that the majority of gun enthusiasts can't read.

Just some lighthearted ribbing! Don't shoot! ;)

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Re: Good book to read (Click here)

Postby vpd » Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:32 pm

One Shot Tactical Supply wrote:A firearm book at Chapters?!?!?! Oh that's a good one :D



Is it at Chapters???


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