SAS Survival Guide (Collins Gem)

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9780004723020: SAS Survival Guide (Collins Gem)

The bestselling guide to how to survive in a wide range of hazardous situations, written by an ex-SAS survival expert.

Have you thought about how you would deal with surviving on nothing but the plants you could forage? Do you wonder how you would manage if you were lost and had to set up an improvised camp? Can you tie knots or make basic weather forecasts? All of the above and much, much more are covered in the Gem SAS Survival Guide.

Using clear line drawings and colour illustrations, ex-SAS soldier John Lofty Wiseman explains the survival techniques that will help you anywhere from the mountains to the ocean and the deserts to the jungle.

A condensed version of the bestselling SAS Survival Handbook, this is the most comprehensive and portable guide to surviving everything that nature can throw at you.

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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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