The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide

The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide

Survival Skills From the World's Most Elite Military Units

Book - 2011
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A pocket-sized, illustrated reference to military survival strategies in the wild draws on the techniques of special forces evasion instructors and provides coverage of such topics as becoming mentally prepared, avoiding capture in the critical first forty-eight hours, and enabling long-term survival and evasion.

McMillan Palgrave

The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide introduces the core skills needed to survive in a wilderness environment. With tips and techniques based on special forces practice, the book is divided into seven convenient chapters, dealing with equipment and clothing, water and plant food, hunting and cooking, shelter and camp skills, dangers, first aid, and navigation. Clearly illustrated throughout, the book offers useful tips on a vast array of topics, including:

*packing a survival kit
*finding water
*foraging for plant food
*avoiding poisonous plants
*building a snow shelter
*making a fire plow
*tracking animals
*making a bird trap
*mountain climbing
*controlling bleeding
*finding a pulse
*navigating without a map

With more than 250 easy-to-follow artworks and handy pull-out lists of key tips, The Elite Forces Wilderness Survival Guide is the definitive pocket guide for anyone stranded in the wilderness—it could save your life.



Baker
& Taylor

A pocket-sized, illustrated reference to military survival strategies in the wild draws on the techniques of special forces evasion instructors and provides coverage of such topics as becoming mentally prepared, avoiding capture in the critical first 48 hours and enabling long-term survival and evasion. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312591441
0312591446
Branch Call Number: 613.69 M
Characteristics: 320 p. :,ill. ;,18 cm

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Jul 08, 2014

My 4 1/2 year old really loves soldiers and enjoyed seeing the different things that soldiers do. He thinks they are so tough to survive anything.

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