A lot of great articles from Max and D[T]G on night fighting and low light considerations. We would like to piggyback on their shirt tails, adding in some additional thoughts .
Why do object seem to fade out or disappear when we stare right at them at night?
This is called the “Night blind spot”. It is Located in central viewing axis (fovea), the Absence of rod cells in fovea creates the blind spot. The “night blind spot” encompasses a viewing area of 5 to 10 degrees center of your visual field of view…..
Over distance the “night blind spot” will widen. Focusing on a target at 3000 feet, your “night blind spot” now covers approximately 750 feet of your center viewing axis.
Read the rest here. Great information from our friends in the Southwest!
- A Failure of Civility, J. Lawson/M. Garand
- The Tiger's Way, H. J. Poole
- The Last Hundred Yards, H. J. Poole
- Strategic Rifleman, H. J. Poole
- How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie
- Ultimate Navigation Manual, Lyle Brotherton
- US Army FM 21 26, Map Reading & Land Navigation, 1987 version
- The Theme is Freedom, M. Stanton Evans
- The Warrior Ethos, Steven Pressfield
- US Army Special Forces Small Unit Tactics Handbook, Paul D. LeFavor
- Back to Basics: How to Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skills (Second Edition), Reader's Digest
- Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats,
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- Communications For 3%ers and Survivalists, Sparks31
- SHTF Intelligence: An Intelligence Analyst’s Guide to Community Security, S. Culper
- Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills, by Abigail R. Gehring
- The Foxfire Book by Eliot Wigginton (and the complete series)