Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. 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-c Army Survival Manual is the finest single source for self-reliance for all extreme circumstances. 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.
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How to prepare wild game to be cooked also preserving food. All types of fire making. Water Crossings. Physical and mental fitness. Disaster preparedness. Again this is just some of the survival information is this book! Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Original Title.
Other Editions 9. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Dec 23, Amy rated it it was amazing Shelves: survival , books-read , how-to , non-fiction. My mom got us this book for Christmas as kind of a joke since we had ice storms and no electricity last December, but I was actually quite excited about reading it.
I don't think I need any of the tips about planning my escape cache as a prisoner of war, but there are lots of other great tips here for how to survive in the wild. After reading this, I'm seeing that anyone who had to survive in the wild would probably spend most of their time gathering food and water, starting a fire, and cooking My mom got us this book for Christmas as kind of a joke since we had ice storms and no electricity last December, but I was actually quite excited about reading it. After reading this, I'm seeing that anyone who had to survive in the wild would probably spend most of their time gathering food and water, starting a fire, and cooking the food and water.
We certainly take these things for granted in the modern society we live in. This book is all about turning things that aren't common sense into common sense so that you do survive the elements. Jul 11, Mike Muse rated it it was amazing. Key tips: "Eels are excellent eating" "There is as much danger of sunburn on cloudy days as on sunny days" "About 75 percent of the earth's surface is covered by water, about 70 percent being oceans and seas. Trust me.
Apr 01, Magda rated it it was amazing. You can remain alive anywhere in the world when you keep your wits. This is a major lesson in survival. Remember that nature and the elements are neither your friend nor your enemy—they are actually disinterested. Instead, it is your determination to live and your ability to make nature work for you that are the deciding factors. Learn to put up with new and unpleasant conditions.
One survivor reported that some men would You can remain alive anywhere in the world when you keep your wits. One survivor reported that some men would almost starve before eating strange food. When a new prisoner came in, he would try to find a seat next to him so he could eat the food the prisoner refused. A clean shave is a good morale booster. Be careful not to drink more than three or four cups of ripe coconut juice a day. This juice is a violent laxative.
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Be careful not to get this [papaya:] juice into your eyes—it will cause intense pain and temporary or even permanent blindness. Both rats and mice are palatable meat, particularly if cooked in a stew. These rodents should be skinned, gutted, and boiled. Rats and mice should be boiled about 10 minutes.
Either may be cooked with dandelion leaves. Always include the livers. Survival in remote and desolate areas, in the Arctic, desert, or jungle, depends on you. You must be physically fit; have a fundamental knowledge of woodcraft principles; know what foods are available and how to find and prepare them; understand how to care for your body and how to conserve energy; and recognize those plants and animals that will harm you.
Armed with this knowledge, you are prepared to wage a winning battle for survival. With few exceptions, natives are friendly. They know the country, its available water and food, and the way back to civilization…. Deal with the recognized headman or chief to get what you want …. Primitive people especially are fond of practical jokes. He may even hunt you!
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Do not fry meat. This method eliminates the fat necessary for your health.
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Native food in the Sahara is both palatable and edible. You are less likely to enjoy the food that is available in the Gobi since the native Mongols have less idea of cleanliness than the Arabs. Avoid wild buffalo because of their continued mean tempers. Dec 20, Victor Orozco rated it liked it. Picked this up in the dollar section of my library and felt it was worthy to pick up. Not bad at all. Though I have to admit most of what I read is confirmed from various action adventure movies but there is still plenty to learn from.
Basic survival tips. Water: Absolutely Necessary wherever you can find it but purify as much as you can by boiling. Hygene: You can reuse your clothes indefinitely as long as you fan them out ever Cool. Hygene: You can reuse your clothes indefinitely as long as you fan them out everyday. Cold: Protect your eyes; as bad as looking at the sun. Sandstorms: Stop and seek shelter, even hiding under your coat is better than trying to outrun it or enduring it. And so much more. All this and more is amazing, even though this version I read was in the s and with some updates between here and there, this is an impeccable manual.
I really wish this included some tips like weapons or martial arts skills. Still its a good manual. Apr 30, Lisa Harmonybites rated it really liked it Shelves: non-fiction , self-help , reference. This book deals with survival in the desert, the tropics, under arctic and subarctic conditions and at sea. Topics include treating insect and snake bites, making wooden and stone knives, starting a fire, obtaining water it details how to make a solar water still and make polluted water drinkable , creating a shelter, finding your direction using the sun and stars--and all sorts of ways of getting food--including the Universal Plant Test.
This is an Army manual created by the Department of Defe This book deals with survival in the desert, the tropics, under arctic and subarctic conditions and at sea. This is an Army manual created by the Department of Defense--it's expert and deadly serious. This is for soldiers in very serious conditions and no doubt camper and those spending time in the wilderness would find it useful--it's like a grown up scout manual.
But this also makes surprisingly lively reading for an armchair adventurer and can be very useful to a fiction writer trying to get the details of survival right. Fyfe Maxwell. Baby Professor. Fly Fishing the Deerfield River.
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