The ultimate survival guide for anyone who thinks they'd survive the world's most hostile environments—or at least imagine they could do.
First issued to airmen in the 1950s, the Air Ministry's survival guides include original and authentic emergency advice to crew operating over the ocean. With original illustrations and text, these survival guides provide an insight to military survival techniques from a by-gone era. Packed with original line drawings and instruction in:
ARCTIC - The best faces to pull to prevent frostbite and when you can expect bits of you to "fall off," should you fail - How to build a structurally sound igloo - How to fashion a mask to prevent snow blindness
DESERT - How to find water in a dry stream course - How to make a hat out of seat cushions - What to do in the event of meeting "hostile parties"
JUNGLE - What to do if "jungle hiking becomes boring" - How to stay safe from poisonous reptiles and insects - The benefits of using a "fire thong"
SEA - How to punch man-eating sharks, which are "cowards" - The pros and cons of drinking "fish juice" - When to smoke