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USAAF Survival Guide

From the CBI Theater website: A link to a copy of the USAAF Survival Guide

http://cbi-theater-3.home.comcast.ne.../survival.html
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From the CBI Theater website: A link to a copy of the USAAF Survival Guide

http://cbi-theater-3.home.comcast.ne.../survival.html
Great historical reference but please use the latest version when you're trying to survive.

The Ultimate Guide to U.S. Army Survival Skills, Tactics, and Techniques
Author Jay McCullough draws on dozens of U.S. Army field manuals to provide a complete guide to surviving any difficult situation in the wilderness. The 1,000-page guide includes information on surviving extreme climates, first aid techniques, building a shelter in any environment, and finding food and water in every situation.


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... The 1,000-page guide ...
Anyone who cant light a fire with that much paper deserves a Darwin award.
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Anyone who cant light a fire with that much paper deserves a Darwin award.
True... but it takes more then just fire to survive.
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A guy called John Wiseman ex-SAS wrote a comprehensive book called "The SAS Survival Handbook" that covered all the main topics of survival without the extra written babble....and it was only about 300 pages...
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A guy called John Wiseman ex-SAS wrote a comprehensive book called "The SAS Survival Handbook" that covered all the main topics of survival without the extra written babble....and it was only about 300 pages...
That book is listed number 2 in 101combatvet link in post #2.
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A guy called John Wiseman ex-SAS wrote a comprehensive book called "The SAS Survival Handbook" that covered all the main topics of survival without the extra written babble....and it was only about 300 pages...
354 pages, 3 by 4.5 inch pocket edition
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