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.
The illustrations are very good and add to the information provided in the text.
This book is as complete as it can get to survive earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, famine, or any Natural disaster.
Self defence, finding food, signalling, extreme weather, first aid, water saftey... This book has everything.
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 25 days 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 5 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 5 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 7 months ago by Rickie Johnson
I would highly recommend this book for anyone interested in survival, but not knowing where to begin. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Christopher
This book is great for introducing a lot of great ideas to the helpless, but there is no substitute for getting out in the field and trying them. Read morePublished 15 months ago by polease
Good book to have in your collection. Decent amount of pictorial information. Would have liked to see a section on skinning woodland animals. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Stefanie Hartson
a good solid compilation. I still read it in the bathroom. I'm tempted to take it with me whenever I travel-just in case.Published 16 months ago by jonathan reynolds