Here is the Official US Army guide to staying alive in survival situations—and making your way to safety, no matter the obstacles!
Compiled from the most relevant and important survival information offered by current U.S. Army personnel, and proved by past experience, this handy and concise guide will equip readers to survive in life-threatening conditions and make their way to safety. Topics include:
water and food procurement and preservation
survival in nuclear, biological, and chemical conditions
tips for traveling in ice and snow
evasion of pursuit
navigation to safety
radio communications and signaling
rules for avoiding illness or harm in adverse conditions
U.S. Army Survival, Evasion, and Recovery covers a surprising array of essential information in straightforward, no-nonsense terms. This handbook is a must-have for military buffs and an indispensable survival guide for anyone venturing into the wilderness. While it is designed for use in formal military training, it is also useful for the general reader seeking a comprehensive and complete manual of outdoor survival techniques.
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