U.S. Army Survival Manual: FM 21-76 (Paperback)

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U.S. Army Survival Manual: FM 21-76 (Paperback)


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This is the official U.S. Army guide to surviving all manner of extreme, life-threatening situations. Field-tested and time-honored, the strategies and techniques within have been recorded by the U.S. Army and are used regularly for official training. Topics covered include:

  • Psychology of Survival
  • Survival Planning and Preparation
  • Basic Medicine
  • Shelters and Firecraft
  • Procurement of Food and Water
  • Edible and Medicinal Plants
  • Poisonous Plants and Dangerous Animals
  • Weapons and Tools
  • Water Crossings and Obstacles
  • Direction Finding and Signaling
  • Survival and Escape of Hostile Areas

This guide also contains chapters on survival in specific climates like the desert, tropics, cold weather, and the sea, and dangerous man-made conditions including nuclear, chemical, and biological hazards. This is important information for soldiers, hikers, back-packers, hunters, and climbers. If you want to be prepared when things get real, this is the book you need.

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Product Details ISBN: 9781626544796
ISBN-10: 1626544794
Publisher: Seven Star Publishing
Publication Date: January 8th, 2016
Pages: 292
Language: English