How to Survive Anything, Anywhere : A Handbook of Survival Skills for Every Scenario and Environment (Paperback) - McNab, Chris

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Get Out Alive!

"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 desert--and 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 safe--select security devices, construct a safe room, survive a house fire Defend yourself--know when to fight and learn realistic unarmed combat techniques Survive terrorist attacks--identify suspect packages, spot potential suicide bombers, take cover from explosions and gunfire

And, above all, how to think like a true survivor--even 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.

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Publisher McGraw-Hill
Mfg Part# 9780071440530
SKU 36312286
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0071440534
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 7.75L x 1T
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Editors Note Proven skills and techniques for getting out of any situation alive|In How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, leading survival writer Chris McNab has assembled the know-how of dozens of military and outdoors experts to create the definitive handbook for overcoming perilous situations in any environment, from the mountain wilderness to the urban jungle.|Each tactic is presented in easy-to-follow steps, accompanied by helpful illustrations that teach readers how to:||Find and construct shelters |Sustain life anywhere on land or at sea |Hunt, trap, and fish with jerry-rigged tools |Build fires or escape them |Negotiate arctic, desert, jungle, or mountain terrain |Avoid or fend off a wild animal attack |Locate underground water |Navigate a trackless wilderness |And think like a true survivor--even when things are at their worst ||The book also offers a complete section on urban survival strategies, including staying safe on public transportation, what to do in terrorist attacks, and how to engage in unarmed combat.
Editors Note 1 Proven skills and techniques for getting out of any situation alive|In How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, leading survival writer Chris McNab has assembled the know-how of dozens of military and outdoors experts to create the definitive handbook for overcoming perilous situations in any environment, from the mountain wilderness to the urban jungle.|Each tactic is presented in easy-to-follow steps, accompanied by helpful illustrations that teach readers how to:||Find and construct shelters |Sustain life anywhere on land or at sea |Hunt, trap, and fish with jerry-rigged tools |Build fires or escape them |Negotiate arctic, desert, jungle, or mountain terrain |Avoid or fend off a wild animal attack |Locate underground water |Navigate a trackless wilderness |And think like a true survivor--even when things are at their worst ||The book also offers a complete section on urban survival strategies, including staying safe on public transportation, what to do in terrorist attacks, and how to engage in unarmed combat.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0320
Publisher International Marine Publishing

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