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The Encyclopedia of Outdoor Survival

Based on the Training and Techniques of the SAS
A non fiction book by

The military operate worldwide, often living in the most hostile and isolated environments. In doing so, SAS soldiers are confronted by situations of extreme danger, not just from the enemy,but from their surroundings - yet they survive. SAS soldiers are amongst the most highly skilled survival experts in the world. The essential skills are drilled into them in basic training and then refined during specialist training in arctic, desert and jungle exercises. This book allows you to share the knowledge which keeps the SAS alive and fit for combat whilst coping with the worst Mother Nature can throw at them. With clearly laid out text and comprehensive illustrations, this book explains how to find water, how to light and maintain a fire, how to build a shelter and every other survival skills you might need in almost any conceivable survival situation.

The author spent 18 years with the SAS and served in trouble spots all over the world, including aiding a German special forces team storm a hijacked Lufthansa airliner in Mogadishu in 1977.

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June 2002 : UK Paperback

Title: The Encyclopedia of Outdoor Survival: Based on the Training Techniques of the Sas
Author(s): Barry Davies
ISBN: 0-7535-0434-0 / 978-0-7535-0434-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virgin
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June 2002 : USA Paperback

Title: The Encyclopedia of Outdoor Survival
Author(s): Barry Davies
ISBN: 1-930983-19-0 / 978-1-930983-19-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lewis Intl Inc
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