The SAS Urban Survival Handbook: How to Protect Yourself from Domestic Accidents, Muggings, Burglary, and Attack

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Skyhorse Pub., 2008 - Reference - 627 pages
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John "Lofty" Wiseman is the author of the bestselling SAS Survival Handbook, the definitive guide to survival in the wild from Britain's Special Air Service. Now he has compiled a complete guide to survival in the urban jungle. Every year in America there are thousands of fatal accidents in the home--more than on the roads, and many more than in the great outdoors. Fire, electricity, water, gas, sharp knives, poisons, chemicals--these valuable tools can quickly become dangerous weapons when not treated with proper respect and understanding. Add to these the risks of travel, terrorism, muggings, rape, tsunamis, and earthquakes. We are constantly reminded that the world is a dangerous place. Wiseman shows readers how to think realistically and practically about these perils in order to avoid them, whether they are at home, on the street, in school, or in transit. From self-defense techniques to home security systems to coping with natural disasters, this book will teach readers to recognize risks, make quick decisions, and live confidently in the modern urban world.

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I am still reading the SAS Urban Survival Handbookits a pretty dense book there is a lot of information in this book some of it is really common knowledge especially if your Military or Law ... Read full review

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its not what was expecting i thought it was going to be in an abandoned town

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About the author (2008)

John "Lofty" Wiseman served for twenty-six years with Britain's SAS as their Chief Survival Instructor. He is the foremost authority on SAS training techniques for civilians. He resides in England.

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