By John 'Lofty' Wiseman
No matter if misplaced on a mountain, trapped on your automobile through a snow fall or stranded in a wasteland, this ebook is designed because the excellent consultant to survival. Written by means of one of many SAS' top survival specialists, this ebook contains life-saving suggestions and data on matters comparable to camp craft, what to devour and the way to procure it, first reduction and protecting fit, relocating via assorted terrain and signalling for rescue and surviving particular eventualities.
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