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SAS survival handbook: the ultimate guide to surviving anywhere

SAS survival handbook: the ultimate guide to surviving anywhere

Wiseman, John, 1940- author

Based on the training techniques of the SAS, this book shows how to survive outdoors, on land or at sea, in any weather, in any part of the world. John 'Lofty' Wiseman served with the SAS for 26 years and was their Chief Survival Instructor

Paperback, Book. English.
New edition.
Published London: William Collins, 2014
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Available at Bishops Cleeve and Cheltenham.

  • Bishops Cleeve – One available

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9934709317 Health & Wellbeing 613.69 Adult Non-Fiction Available
  • Cheltenham – One available

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9934710501 Health & Wellbeing 613.69 Adult Non-Fiction Available
  • Cirencester – Earliest copy due back 15th January 2020

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9934716852 Health & Wellbeing 613.69 Adult Non-Fiction Due back 15th January 2020

Details

Statement of responsibility: John 'Lofty' Wiseman
ISBN: 0007595867, 9780007595860
Note: Previous edition: 2009.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 672 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (black and white) ; 21 cm
Subject: Health and Fitness.; Health and Wellbeing.; Survival.

Author note

John '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.

Description

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.

Reviews

'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