SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062386719

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 672

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The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic outdoor manual [that] addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it”--Outside magazine Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off. Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques. Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft. Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.

SAS Survival Handbook, Revised Edition

For Any Climate, in Any Situation

Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061733199

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 576

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For Any Climate, in Any Situation Newly updated to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, the internationally bestselling SAS Survival Handbook is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival needs and preparing essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of increasingly frequent natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive at home if all services and supplies are cut off.

Crisis Survival: SAS and Elite Forces Survival Guide

Earthquakes, Floods, Fires, Airplane Crashes, Terrorism and Much More

Author: Alexander Stilwell

Publisher: Amber Books Ltd

ISBN: 1908696060

Category: Travel

Page: 320

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What do you do if your aircraft ditches at sea? Or your building is on fire? Or you are the victim of a terrorist attack? Would you make the right decision to save yourself and the lives of others? Crisis Survival is a complete handbook to any crisis that may suddenly arise, from food or water shortages, to natural disasters, to plane crashes and hostage situations. A crisis might last a few hours, days, or even years – with this book you can be ready for any eventuality. With easy-to-follow illustrations and handy lists of key information, Crisis Survival is the definitive crisis survival guide for anyone wanting to be ready for anything – it could literally save your life.

SAS Survival Guide

How to Survive in the Wild, on Land Or at Sea

Author: John Wiseman

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007320817

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

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Lofty Wiseman is the foremost expert on survival training and this updated edition contains all the latest techniques as well as Lofty's timeless advice. All of it is rooted in the training techniques of the Special Air Service, the world's most famous elite fighting force.Whether you are a camper, a hiker, a sailor or anyone else engaged in outdoor pursuits, this book could actually save your life.Using clear line drawings and colour illustrations, survival techniques from the sea to the mountains and from the polar icecaps to the desert are described, complete with what to do in a whole range of medical and meteorological emergencies.This edition has been updated to reflect rapidly changing developments in communication, textile and survival technologies.

Wie Navy SEALS dem Tod entrinnen

Die 100 wichtigsten Strategien der Eliteeinheit

Author: Clint Emerson

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3959712480

Category: House & Home

Page: 300

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In einer Welt, die zunehmend von Krieg, Terrorismus und Kriminalität beherrscht wird, wird es immer wichtiger, sich selbst schützen und verteidigen zu können. Clint Emerson hat in seinem Bestseller die 100 wichtigsten Techniken zusammengestellt, die bei allen nur denkbaren Bedrohungsszenarien sicherstellen, dass man ungeschoren davonkommt, z.B.: ·Wie Sie einen Amoklauf überleben ·Wie Sie einen Messerkampf gewinnen ·Wie Sie Handschellen öffnen ·Wie Sie Gesichtserkennungssoftware überlisten ·Wie Sie einen Kugelschreiber in eine Waffe verwandeln ·Wie Sie ein Abseilgeschirr herstellen ·Wie Sie sich aus einem Kofferraum befreien Anhand leicht verständlicher Anleitungen und einer Vielzahl von Illustrationen, die das genaue Vorgehen illustrieren, bietet Clint Emerson effektive Taktiken zur Selbstverteidigung, Fluchtstrategien und Techniken, wie man seine Gegner außer Gefecht setzt. Ein Buch, das das überlebenswichtige Wissen der Navy SEALs alltagstauglich und leicht umsetzbar macht.

Sas Encyclopedia of Survival

Author: Barry Davies

Publisher: Lewis International (FL)

ISBN: 9780966677157

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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An expert in survival covers basic fieldcraft techniques, navigation and signaling equipment, and survival using the latest in military training. 600 photos & illustrations, many in color.

Ultimate SAS Survival

Author: John Wiseman

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007312857

Category: Aeroplane crash survival

Page: 399

View: 4647

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THE MULTIMILLION COPY BESTSELLER THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SURVIVING ANYWHEREUltimate SAS Survival is the complete companion for adventurers everywhere. From making camp and finding food in the wild to security and self-defence in the streets, be prepared on land or sea. SAS legend John 'Lofty' Wiseman's unrivalled guide will teach you:Preparation - Understanding and assembling latest, most resilient, kit.Navigation - Skills, technologies and techniques to get you through unfamiliar terrain.Food and Health - Finding resources in your environment, feeding yourself, healing yourself and avoiding disease.Safety and Security - Recognising dangerous situations, defending yourself and saving others.Disaster Survival - Dealing with unstable environmental conditions: what to do in the face of flash flooding or fast-spreading fire.


Build the Perfect Survival Kit

Custom Kits for Adventure, Sport, Travel

Author: John Mccann

Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1440224080

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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An emergency can arise anytime. Now everyone from the average commuter to the risk-taking sportsman can benefit from these just-in-case kits that may just save a life. Build the Perfect Survival Kit offers a number of kits, from very basic pocket-sized ones with just the essentials to elaborate ones designed for weeks of surviving in the wilderness. The book advocates careful advance planning and building a personalized kit specifically tailored to each outing or possible emergency that may be encountered. Readers will learn about the eight categories of gear: Fire and Light, Signaling, Water and Food, Shelter and Protection, Knives and Tools, Multi-purpose Items and Miscellaneous Items, and what to pack into a kit for their pocket, glove box, four-wheeler, trunk, small plane, backpack, and more. ·Each kit is described with a list of components, a picture of the finished product, and a discussion of each component and its value ·Gives instructions on how to use each component ·Not just for hardcore outdoorsmen – this is valuable information for anyone who drives a car, walks in the woods, etc.

Mental Endurance: SAS & Elite Forces Guide

Author: Chris McNab

Publisher: Amber Books Ltd

ISBN: 1909160709

Category: History

Page: 320

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You can train all you like, but when it comes to the crunch, do you have the mental endurance to see yourself through combat situations, being held hostage or finding yourself at the mercy of the elements? SAS and Elite Forces Handbook: Mental Endurance examines what it takes to be as mentally fit as a special forces soldier. It is equally important to focus on diet, rest patterns and mental discipline as it is to concentrate on push-ups, sit-ups and other physical exercises. Using simple steps, the book shows the reader how they can build up their endurance over a matter of weeks and months, and how their quality of life will benefit. SAS and Elite Forces Handbook: Mental Endurance demonstrates how you can gain the psychological edge over your opponent. Whether you are competing in unarmed combat sports, running a marathon or just looking to get ahead, the book will have helpful and practical advice for you. Exercises such as positive thinking and visualisations and memory games are explored as ways of dealing with solitude, depression, anger management and torture when in crisis situations. Using 300 instructive artworks, SAS and Elite Forces Handbook: Mental Endurance shows you how special forces units such as the SAS and Delta Force stretch themselves mentally.

SAS and Elite Forces Guide Prisoner of War Escape & Evasion

How To Survive Behind Enemy Lines From The World's Elite Military Units

Author: Christopher Mcnab

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 146174864X

Category: Reference

Page: 320

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The POW How To Escape Handbook covers everything you need to know about making a successful return to friendly territory. Beginning from the point where a combatant finds himself or herself trapped in enemy territory, the book offers useful tips and solid advice on how to evade capture and, if that fails, how to escape. Key topics include the will to survive; handling stress in captivity; escape techniques; survival in a variety of environments, including urban, rural, jungle and desert; how to forage for food; tracking and how to cover your tracks; navigation, with or without a map; and seeking recovery by friendly forces. The book also includes a number of real life accounts of POW escape from World War II (including The Great Escape story and Colditz), the Vietnam War (Dieter Dengler, with others, escaping from Laos), the Balkans, Iraq (Thomas Hamill in 2004) and Afghanistan.

When Technology Fails

A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, 2nd Edition

Author: Matthew Stein

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 1603580956

Category: House & Home

Page: 493

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There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills—from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills—prepares you to embark on the path toward sustainability. But unlike any other book, Stein not only shows you how to live “green” in seemingly stable times, but to live in the face of potential disasters, lasting days or years, coming in the form of social upheaval, economic meltdown, or environmental catastrophe. When Technology Fails covers the gamut. You’ll learn how to start a fire and keep warm if you’ve been left temporarily homeless, as well as the basics of installing a renewable energy system for your home or business. You’ll learn how to find and sterilize water in the face of utility failure, as well as practical information for dealing with water-quality issues even when the public tap water is still flowing. You’ll learn alternative techniques for healing equally suited to an era of profit-driven malpractice as to situations of social calamity. Each chapter (a survey of the risks to the status quo; supplies and preparation for short- and long-term emergencies; emergency measures for survival; water; food; shelter; clothing; first aid, low-tech medicine, and healing; energy, heat, and power; metalworking; utensils and storage; low-tech chemistry; and engineering, machines, and materials) offers the same approach, describing skills for self-reliance in good times and bad. Fully revised and expanded—the first edition was written pre-9/11 and pre-Katrina, when few Americans took the risk of social disruption seriously—When Technology Fails ends on a positive, proactive note with a new chapter on "Making the Shift to Sustainability," which offers practical suggestions for changing our world on personal, community and global levels.

The Illustrated Doom Survival Guide

Don't Panic

Author: Matt Victor

Publisher: SCB Distributors

ISBN: 1935487809

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 314

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The Illustrated Doom Survival Guide is your handbook to survival in a post apocalyptic world. This tome was created with the impending apocalypse in mind. When the sky falls and all are in a state of panic, it will be up to YOU to ensure the survival and continued well being of you and your loved ones. Drawing from tried and true survival skills, this guide is jam packed with useful information and over 500 illustrations to help you survive in any environment with little to no equipment. Geared towards small community living, it will teach you how to live a sustainable and healthy existence off the grid. Beyond any disaster you will have the knowledge to rebuild shelter, farm from seed to seed, raise animals, treat medical problems and protect your loved ones. The Illustrated Doom Survival Guide is an invaluable asset in any survival kit.

Der Survival-Guide fürs Leben

Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Plassen Verlag

ISBN: 3864701449

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

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Bear Grylls ist ein Vorbild für Menschen in aller Welt. Der Survival-Experte beweist in seinen diversen TV-Sendungen stets aufs Neue, dass Menschen auch die größten Herausforderungen meistern können - angefangen von einer lebensfeindlichen Umwelt bis zu vermeintlich ungenießbaren Insekten. Nun überträgt er die Erfahrungen, die er beim Militär und in den unwirtlichsten Gegenden der Welt gesammelt hat, auf das "ganz normale Leben" und beweist: Jeder kann seinen ganz persönlichen "inneren Schweinehund" überwinden. Mithilfe vieler Anekdoten aus seinem Erfahrungsschatz zeigt er, wie das geht.


The SAS Training Manual

How to get fit enough to pass a special forces selection course

Author: Chris McNab

Publisher: Amber Books Ltd

ISBN: 1909160369

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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Twice a year, 150 anxious recruits gather at SAS headquarters in the UK, their minds focused on one objective: to become SAS soldiers in one of the world’s most elite regiments. Yet between arriving and receiving the famous winged dagger badge, stands nearly four months of the toughest military selection process in the world. Could you rise to this exceptional challenge of mind and body? The SAS Training Manual shows you how. Beginning with essential preparation, the book covers fitness training, navigation skills and the four-week selection course itself. Find out how to keep the instructors happy, how to deal with exhaustion during Test Week, and how to survive disaster strike on bleak mountains. But having been selected, there’s still training. Learn how the recruits acquire the skills of an SAS soldier, from hostage rescue to handling foreign weapons, from parachute training to surviving jungle courses, from escape and evasion to resistance and interrogation. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and instructive artworks and including first-hand accounts, The SAS Training Manual is an exhaustive, lively guide to the process of becoming one of the world’s best soldiers. Twice a year, 150 anxious recruits gather at SAS headquarters in Hereford, England, their minds focused on one objective: to become SAS soldiers in one of the world’s most elite regiments. Yet between arriving and receiving the famous winged dagger badge, stands nearly four months of the toughest military selection process in the world. Could you rise to this exceptional challenge of mind and body? The SAS Training Manual shows you how. Beginning with essential preparation, the book covers fitness training, navigation skills and the four-week selection course itself. Find out how to keep the instructors happy, how to deal with exhaustion during Test Week, and how to survive disaster strike on bleak mountains. But having been selected, there’s still training. Learn how the recruits acquire the skills of an SAS soldier, from hostage rescue to handling foreign weapons, from parachute training to surviving jungle courses, from escape and evasion to resistance and interrogation. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and instructive artworks and including first-hand accounts, The SAS Training Manual is an exhaustive, lively guide to the process of becoming one of the world’s best soldiers.

Essential Survival Skills

Key Tips and Techniques for the Great Outdoors

Author: Colin Towell,DK Publishing, Inc

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780756659981

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

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"Includes content previously published in The Survival Handbook: Essential Skills for Outdoor Adventure."

SAS and Elite Forces Guide Ropes and Knots

Essential Rope Skills From The World's Elite Units

Author: Alexander Stilwell

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1461748615

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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SAS & Elite Forces Guide to Using Ropes and Knots draws on the skills of the world's best soldiers to teach you how to use these essential tools in the wilderness. Tried and tested techniques used by the world's special forces give you field-tested advice on issues such as: how to take care of ropes, the most useful knots to use in a survival situation, how to make your own ropes out of animal tendons or plants, how to use your rope effectively when climbing, how to lash together a log raft. A simple rope can be a lifesaver in a survival situation. Knowing how to use a rope and make effective knots will help you in an amazing variety of ways – from constructing shelters and creating weapons, to fishing and hunting. Most important, ropes and knots act as literal lifelines in dangerous environments, such as when crossing a fast-flowing river or scaling a mountainside.