How to Survive Anything, Anywhere is a complete handbook of the urban and wilderness survival skills practiced by elite U.S. and U.K. military units. Dr. Chris McNab has collected expertise from both sides of the Atlantic, and reveals the fundamentals of survival for every environment, from the subzero arctic to the scorching desertand for every scenario, from being lost in a trackless wilderness to being under attack in a city.
Each of more than 500 practical techniques is presented in easy-to-follow steps accompanied by 500 helpful illustrations that show you how to:
*Find your way in arctic, desert, jungle, or mountain terrain *Identify edible plants *Hunt, trap, and fish with jury-rigged tools *Build fires and improvise cookware *Locate underground water *Construct shelters *Perform first aid and use natural remedies for common diseases *Stay safe in a car or on planes or trains, and know what to do in the event of an accident *Keep your home safeselect security devices, construct a safe room, survive a house fire *Defend yourselfknow when to fight and learn realistic unarmed combat techniques *Survive terrorist attacksidentify suspect packages, spot potential suicide bombers, take cover from explosions and gunfire
And, above all, how to think like a true survivoreven when things are at their worst.
Dr. Chris McNab is the author of Endurance Techniques (SAS Training Manual), Elite Forces Survival Guides, Living Off the Land, Martial Arts for Special Forces, and Urban Survival.
Dr. Chris McNab is the author of Endurance Techniques (SAS Training Manual); Elite Forces Survival Guides; How to Pass the SAS Selection Course; Martial Arts for Special Forces; and Urban Survival.
Very informative but a bit dry. Could be useful as a manual, not for "fun reading", which should be OK for this type of a book.Published 1 month ago by Vadim Yarovoy
I bought this before I went hiking in the mountains. There was nothing on snake bites. This was a very general how to prepare for situations type of thing ... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Alice D.
Good preparedness book!!!! Lots of details! Would highly recommend it. You can't go wrong listening to ex-military about survival. Happy, Happy, HappyPublished 8 months ago by Gwith3
I like having it on hand for when it seems that I might be needing the info that's in it.Published 9 months ago by Vivian B. Good
Not as in depth as I hoped. This would be a great first book. But if you are a graduate student you will be disappointed. Still not a bad addition to your library for the price. .Published 11 months ago by Rickie Johnson