SAS and Elite Forces Guide Preparing to Survive

SAS and Elite Forces Guide Preparing to Survive : Being Ready For When Disaster Strikes

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Teaches the skills and offers up the tips and information people need if things really go wrong; for people who have decided to take their safety into their own hands in learning to live off the land, digging the own wells, providing their own power and defending themselves.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 127 x 177.8 x 33.02mm | 28g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • 076278282X
  • 9780762782826
  • 783,510

Table of contents

What kind of catastrophes are we facing?Natural Disasters - hurricanes and typhoons, floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanoes, snow storms and blizzards, landslides and avalanches, fires and wildfires, heatwaves and droughtsEnvironmental Disasters - Nuclear fallout; polluted waterCivil Disorder - Wars, society breaks down. No law and order Terrorism - You're under attack: fight or flight? Your HomePreparing your home against: the elements and germsnuclear fall-out - building your own bunker. Panic room.invasion - securing doors and windows. Seeing without being seen.Preparing your basic survival stash Taking flightIf you need to leave home quickly, what should you take? What are the real essentials to have ready in advance? And can you navigate in the wilderness? What to keep in your car Food & WaterHow much food do you need and how long will it last?Specially prepared and sealed foods such as MRE (Meals, Ready-to-Eat); nitrogen packed grains and legumes; vacuum-packed dried and freeze-dried foods; canning and picklingHome made survival foods: recipes for a balanced dietLiving off the land: what you can pick. Farming - planting, soil types, crops, sowing for the futureHunting & fishing - equipment, trapping animals, preparing meatNatural water resources: springs and rivers. Checking your water for purity, purifying water. Digging your own well. Irrigating your land. Medicine & HygieneHome medicine - setting broken limbs, performing surgery, childbirth, bleeding, head injuries, treating chemical burnsAlternative treatments - using herbs and alcoholVaccines - what to have ready 6. Defending yourselfIf you're attacked, do you know self defence? Can you defend others?Evading capture. Carjackings. Escaping capture.Dealing with a hostage situation. Unarmed combat skills.Using weaponry and making your own knives and clubs Heat & EnergyHow to power your home with water, fire, wind and wave power. Constructing your own turbines and generators. Bicycle generators Index
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About Dr. Christopher McNab

Chris McNab is an experienced specialist in survival techniques. He has published over 20 books including How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, Special Forces Endurance Techniques, First Aid Survival Manual, Military Survival Handbook and SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Wilderness Survival. In his home country of Wales, UK, McNab provides instruction on wilderness hunting techniques.
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