Army Survival Manual is the finest single source for self-reliance for all extreme circumstances. A must for anyone who wants to know how to survive in primitive conditions. The book is very straightforward with many pictures and user-friendly illustrations, written in easy to understand language. This is just some of the survival information that this book provides: All-climates: arctic, tropics, temperate forest, savannah or desert. All-terrain survival tactics. The Will to Survive. Identify poisonous snakes, as well as edible and non-edible plants. Survival Medicine. Wilderness medicine. Techniques on first aid. Survival in the hottest or coldest of climates. Survival Planning. Make polluted water potable. How to find water. Ways to trap and collection techniques of water. Covers navigation and compass use. Find direction using the sun and stars. Weapons and Tools. Recognizing signs of land when lost at sea. Building life-saving shelters. Traps and snares. How to prepare wild game to be cooked also preserving food. All types of fire making. Water Crossings. Find direction using the sun and stars. Physical and mental fitness. Disaster preparedness. Again this is just some of the survival information is this book!
This Manual covers the types of Rigging and the application of fiber rope, wire rope and chains used in various combination to raise or move heavy loads. Chapters on knots, splices and attachment. Hoisting chains and hooks, slings and much more. Very well illustrated.
Everything you need to know, and more, can be found in this ultimate outdoor book! This is the MOST thorough book available to assist you in acquiring skills to enjoy the adventures of the outdoors. With over 3600 illustrations and pages of information, it tells you how to travel, make a camp, understand your environment, and choose equipment. In the case of an emergency it will help you find water, food, shelter from the weather, and care for yourself if you are sick or injured. Topics such as signals, animals, and weather; applied specifically to such special activities as summer hiking, desert travel, water travel and car travel. Learn individual skills such as maps and compass, first aid and mountain climbing. Ensure a lifetime of outdoor enjoyment by building a foundation of knowledge. This is a book that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Camping & Wilderness Survival is "the fullest and finest work in the field". You won't find a more complete guide in today's market. Prior preparation warrants enjoyable adventures in the outdoors!
The British Special Air Service (SAS) is an elite military unit trained for long range patrols,sabatoge and covert operations far behind enemy lines. The U.S. Navy SEAL teams are trained on principles developed by the SAS nearly fifty years ago. SAS troops are deployed to some of the most remote regions on the planet and for this reason, must be experts in outdoor survival. John Wiseman is a former SAS survival instructor, so you can rest assured that you are receiving the best available information.
I consider Where There Is No Doctor my health bible. I carry it with me on every trip I take, and refer to it often. The information provided in this book is simple, straight forward, and easy to read. I would highly recommend that any person planning to serve overseas have a personal copy for reference. --- Anita Good, Mennonite Central Committee, Honduras
There is another book in this series called Where there is no dentist, We recommend both.
This book is very rare, however if you get your hands on it you will find a lot of information that will be very useful in the future. On the first page of this book it reads. "This X-file discusses tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPS) related to knowledge gained during the series of experiments and assessments that have been conducted by the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory since 1996" These experiments and assessment's were actual invasions conducted by the Marines in Northern California.
Scott B. Williams