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SAS Survival Handbook: The Definitive Survival Guide

Category: Book
By (author): Wiseman, John ‘Lofty’
Subject:  HEALTH & FITNESS / Safety
  SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published: November 2014
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 8.26in x 5.31in
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$ 24.99
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From The Publisher*

The ultimate guide to survival, this edition now includes the most essential urban survival tips for today, supplementing the fully updated original, bestselling handbook.

With an added and up-to-date section on Urban Survival, ex-SAS survival expert John "Lofty" Wiseman classic guidance on how to survive on land, at sea, trekking in mountainous, desert or arctic regions, or in the midst of an unforeseen disaster, is now more thorough than ever. Including updated sections on mobile phones, mobile video and the internet, this new edition will be the only survival handbook you'll ever need.

NEW CONTENTS INCLUDE:

  • How to Save the Planet
  • Poison and Chemical
  • Hazards in the City
  • Safety in the Office
  • Terrorism and Self Defence
From The Publisher*The ultimate guide to survival, this edition now includes the most essential urban survival tips for today, supplementing the fully updated original, bestselling handbook.
From The Publisher*The ultimate guide to survival, this edition now includes the most essential urban survival tips for today, supplementing the fully updated original, bestselling handbook. The original and best survival guide for any situation in every climate is back. Now with added techniques for handling Urban dangers, the SAS Survival Handbook 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 in any city, land or sea. SAS legend John ‘Lofty' Wiseman's unrivalled multi-million copy bestseller 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. Urban 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.
Review Quote*‘An ideal level of detail for a single book … The most valuable ‘jack of all trades' book that currently exists' Bushcraft UK ‘A survival guide for any crazy situation. You will almost definitely never have to use the skills, but it'll make you feel powerful' Caitlin Moran
Biographical NoteJohn ‘Lofty' Wiseman served for 26 years with the Special Air Service and was their Chief Survival Instructor. He remains the foremost authority on SAS training techniques for civilians.