The U.S. Military Pocket Survival Guide: Plus Evasion & Recovery

Overview

This classic military manual?included in the survival kits of all branches of the U.S. military?has now been revised and updated by military survival expert SFC Matt Larsen.
 

Presented in an easily navigable format, with illustrations throughout, The U.S. Military Pocket Survival Guide represents an invaluable distillation of the information contained in the survival ?bible,? the U.S. Air Force's enormous Search and Rescue Survival ...

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Overview

This classic military manual—included in the survival kits of all branches of the U.S. military—has now been revised and updated by military survival expert SFC Matt Larsen.
 

Presented in an easily navigable format, with illustrations throughout, The U.S. Military Pocket Survival Guide represents an invaluable distillation of the information contained in the survival “bible,” the U.S. Air Force's enormous Search and Rescue Survival Training. It is every combatant’s essential guide to outdoor survival, concealment, movement, improvised communications, evasion, and recovery in hostile territory.
 

Evasion
Navigation
Radio Communications
Signaling
Recovery
Personal Protection
Water
Food
First Aid
Plant Medicines
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Conditions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599214870
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 683,386
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Sergeant First Class Matt Larsen, a longtime trainer in survival and fighting techniques for the Army Rangers, previously updated the U.S. Army Survival Handbook (Lyons Press). He is Director of the Modern Army Combatives Program and Commandant of the U.S. Army Combatives School. A graduate of the multiservice SERE (Survival, Evasion, Rescue, and Escape) training program, he served in the 75th Ranger Regiment for over twelve years, parachuting into Panama during the invasion there and participating in the Gulf War.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Evasion
   *Planning   *Camouflage   *Shelters   *Movement
Chapter 2: Navigation
   *Stay or Move Considerations   *Navigation and Position Determination
   *Travel Considerations   *River Travel   *Ice and Snow Travel
   *Mountain Hazards   *Summer Hazards   *Dry Climates   *Tropical Climates
   *Open Seas
Chapter 3: Radio Communications and Signaling
Chapter 4: Recovery
Chapter 5: Medical
Chapter 6: Personal Protection
Chapter 7: Water
Chapter 8: Food
Chapter 9: Induced Conditions
Appendix A: The Will to Survive
 
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