U.S. Army Survival Manual

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Overview

This comprehensive new edition of U.S. Army Survival Manual, issued by the Department of the Army and thoroughly revised by Colonel Peter T. Underwood USMC (Ret), is ideal for military personnel and all outdoors enthusiasts. From the psychology of survival and basic medicine to personal camouflage and signaling techniques, this essential resource provides all the information you need to survive. Included here is a guide to identifying:

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Overview

This comprehensive new edition of U.S. Army Survival Manual, issued by the Department of the Army and thoroughly revised by Colonel Peter T. Underwood USMC (Ret), is ideal for military personnel and all outdoors enthusiasts. From the psychology of survival and basic medicine to personal camouflage and signaling techniques, this essential resource provides all the information you need to survive. Included here is a guide to identifying:

     • Poisonous snakes and lizards
     • Edible plants
     • Cloud formations as foretellers of weather
     • And more!

With detailed photographs and illustrations and an extensive set of appendices, U.S. Army Survival Manual is your ultimate guide to survival in all conditions and environs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780594477471
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/7/2011
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Meet the Author

Colonel Peter T. Underwood, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), holds a BA from the Virginia Military Institute, an MA in history from Duke University, an MA in national security and strategic studies from the Naval War College, and is also a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College and the Armed Forces Staff College. His career has included multiple assignments in the Far East and Europe, and he is a veteran of Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Desert Fox, and Southern Watch. His staff assignments have been at the battalion, regimental, air group, division, component command, and unified command levels. He commanded MEU Service Support Group-31, 31st MEU, and Multi-Commodity Maintenance Center, Albany, Georgia. He has also served as a history instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy and as Professor of Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College. He currently works as an independent consultant and lives in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Psychology of Survival 5

Chapter 3 Survival Planning and Survival Kits 14

Chapter 4 Basic Survival Medicine 17

Chapter 5 Shelters 43

Appendix A Survival Kits 230

Appendix B Edible and Medicinal Plants 233

Appendix C Poisounous Plants 341

Appendix D Dangerous Insects and Arachnids 358

Appendix E Poisonous Snakes and Lizards 362

Appendix F Dangerous Fish and Mollusks 414

Appendix G Clouds: Foretellers of Weather 421

Appendix H Contingency Plan of Action Format 425

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