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The Zombie Survival Guide - On the Defense: Public Spaces through The Fortress Summary & Analysis

Max Brooks
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On the Defense: Public Spaces through The Fortress Summary

Office buildings with upper floors can be secured from zombies, much like the upper stories of apartment buildings. Schools vary in defensibility. Inner-city schools may have fencing, strong structural integrity, food and supplies. Hospitals may seem safe and well-stocked, but the infected often come there, so hospitals are quickly overrun. Police stations quickly become overcrowded and uncontrolled. Retail stores may have roll-down gates sufficient for smaller attacks, but an escape route is essential. Smaller markets with steel gates can be havens in smaller attacks.

Shopping malls are indefensible, with too many entrances and openings, plus they attract humans and zombies. Churches may have solid doors, high windows and wrought-iron fences to prevent invasion, but rarely are they secure enough to keep out a horde of zombies. Warehouses have security offices, and the stock...

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