SAS Survival Guide (Collins Gem)

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9780004701677: SAS Survival Guide (Collins Gem)

Whether lost on a mountain, trapped in your car by a blizzard or stranded in a desert, this book is designed as the ideal guide to survival. Written by one of the SAS' leading survival experts, this book includes life-saving strategies and information on subjects such as camp craft, what to eat and how to obtain it, first aid and keeping healthy, moving through different terrain and signalling for rescue and surviving specific scenarios.

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What would you do if you were in the middle of a tropical rain forest and one of your party was bitten by a bug or a snake? Do you know how to choose a knife or how and when to abandon ship? The Collins Gem SAS Survival Guide has the answer to these--and many, many other--essential survival questions for anybody wanting to trade the supermarket for the scrub and get back to nature.

The pocket-size guide covers everything from the essential survival kit and pouch to disaster strategies for those who find themselves facing natural disasters such as hurricanes, avalanches, floods, tornadoes, active volcanoes, floods, lightening and earthquakes. And just in case nature proves too much for such precautions, there is an extremely comprehensive section on health and first aid.

Illustrated throughout with numerous black-and-white line drawings and colour photographs for identifying wild plants and animals, this is a well-produced, compact and comprehensive guide for all would-be explorers.

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How to survive in a wide range of hazardous situations, as described by survival expert John Wiseman, and based on his extensive service with the elite Special Air Service

Includes information on what to eat and how to obtain it, camp craft, first aid, navigating, and on surviving specific scenarios

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