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. Topics include evasion, navigation, radio communications and signaling, recovery, plant medicine, personal protection, and water and food procurement and preservation. This book covers a surprising array of essential information in straightforward, no-nonsense terms. Included are instructions for survival in nuclear, biological, and chemical conditions, tips for traveling in ice and snow, and rules for avoiding illness or harm in adverse conditions. This handbook is a must-have for military buffs and an indispensable survival guide for anyone venturing into the wilderness.
The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier’s Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook, U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare, and Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook.