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    DescriptionA new and fully updated edition of the original, bestselling survival handbook. Written by ex-SAS survival expert John 'Lofty' Wiseman, this book provides the most reliable, authoritative and respected survival information on the market. The original survival handbook - the choice of both survival expert and novice, this book is the international bestseller which in the 20 years since it was first published has been often imitated but never bettered. John 'Lofty' Wiseman served in the SAS for 26 years: his knowledge, experience and skills are unrivalled in survival circles. He is the first and best expert on survival instruction - in any situation. In this fully updated edition, Lofty imparts his much sought-after survival experience, knowledge and timeless techniques - preparing you for anything, anywhere in the world. Updated contents include: Be prepared - The latest, most resilient, resourceful and eco-friendly must-have kit On the move - Up-to-date navigation technologies such as GPS are discussed and explained Health - The body's physiology explained: how to maximise survival when injured or in any climate, on land or at sea. Disaster Survival- Increasingly-changing environmental conditions are addressed: what to do in the face of flash flooding or fast-spreading fire Fear Management - How to react, keep calm, and manage hostile environments and survival situation Navigation - Skills, technologies and techniques to use when making your way through unfamiliar terrain Also featuring new case studies and survival scenarios, designed to offer fascinating insight into other people's survival experiences and to force you to think about what you would do in their position.


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    Title
    SAS Survival Handbook
    Subtitle
    The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John 'Lofty' Wiseman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 576
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 798 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007274932
    ISBN 10: 0007274939
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.8
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: WSZV
    DC22: 613.69
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Libri: ENGM5780
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14490
    Libri: SURV5000, UEBE4000
    BISAC V2.8: HEA021000, SPO030000
    DC22: 613.6
    Thema V1.0: SZV
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    350 b/w, 150 col illus
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins
    Publication date
    05 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    'An ideal level of detail for a single book ... The most valuable 'jack of all trades' book that currently exists' Bushcraft UK