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SURVIVAL, EVASION, AND RECOVERY [Kindle Edition]

Army and www.survivalebooks.com
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Book Description

S - Size up the situation, surroundings, physical condition, equipment.
U - Use all your senses
R - Remember where you are.
V - Vanquish fear and panic.
I - Improvise and improve.
V - Value living.
A - Act like the natives.
L - Live by your wits.

1. Immediate Actions
a. Assess immediate situation. THINK BEFORE YOU ACT!
b. Take action to protect yourself from nuclear, biological, or
chemical hazards (Chapter IX).
c. Seek a concealed site.
d. Assess medical condition; treat as necessary (Chapter V).
e. Sanitize uniform of potentially compromising information.
f. Sanitize area; hide equipment you are leaving.
g. Apply personal camouflage.
h. Move away from concealed site, zigzag pattern recommended.
i. Use terrain to advantage, communication, and concealment.
j. Find a hole-up site.

2. Hole-Up-Site (Chapter I)
a. Reassess situation; treat injuries, then inventory equipment.
b. Review plan of action; establish priorities (Chapter VI).
c. Determine current location.
d. Improve camouflage.
e. Focus thoughts on task(s) at hand.
f. Execute plan of action. Stay flexible!

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  • File Size: 3111 KB
  • Print Length: 94 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: US Army and www.survivalebooks.com (June 29, 1999)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001E2NUEG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #68,835 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good if you have some background August 23, 2011
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Good field manual for someone with military training or a veteran. There are a lot of assumed knowledge as this is a more advanced course not for a beginner. If you have a background for it then it is a good book for you. Anyone else needs to either enlist or study up before this book as you will more than likely not understand some of the topics.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Amazon can do better August 2, 2011
It is as if they just poorly photo copied the real book and put it into kindle form, It's one of the main things they will have to fix. I would say buy the real book and wait for the kindle people to catch up.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Informative October 10, 2011
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This book will definitely help out if I ever get lost in the woods. The price is nice, and I could not complain about all of the information I have learned from this book. Will be reading a second time to highlight the most important tips.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good information April 5, 2013
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This information is well prepared and would be quite useful to most outdoorsmen as well as it's intended military audience.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good overall March 30, 2013
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I enjoy learning critical skills that this book offers. The parts with radiation exposure and successful survival of those factors make it apparent that this book covers even the nitty gritty you won't find in your everyday Ranger Manual. These skills will help you to survive to fight another day.

Certain portions though, need to be addressed. The medical portion, covering the ABC's, is outdated. More recent pubs address better ways of blood loss, airway, and circulation. Also, the book is simplistic to a fault. Certain portions could use a more detailed analysis.

Aside from those, I thought the book was great! I will be using this book for years to come.
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