U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook

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Skyhorse, Jan 17, 2017 - History - 592 pages
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A fascinating piece of Air Force history and the perfect survivalist handbook for getting through the worst outdoor conditions or situations.
 
Originally written to help pilots who find themselves in hostile environments, the U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook is a comprehensive manual of outdoor survival techniques, including expert advice on:
 
  • Finding your way without a map
  • First aid for illness and injury
  • Finding food and water
  • Building a fire
  • Concealment techniques
  • Using ropes and tying knots
  • Survival at sea
  • Signaling for help
  • Animal tracking
  • Predicting the weather
  • Building shelters
  • and much more . . .
 
Outlining specific threats found in many different types of terrain and how to deal with them, the U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook will be invaluable to all who enjoy the outdoors and anyone seeking insight into the training tactics of the U.S. Air Force.
 

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Contents

The Survivors Needs
Contributing Factors
Emotional Reactions
Survival Medicine
PW Medicine
Weather
Geographic Principles
Environmental Characteristics
Equipment
Food
Land Navigation
Land Travel
Rough Land Travel and Evacuation Techniques
Water Travel
Signaling
Recovery Principles

Proper Body Temperature
Clothing
Shelter
Firecraft
Legal and Moral Obligations
Factors of Successful Evasion
Nuclear Conditions
Copyright

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The United States Air Force is the aerial warfare branch of the United States Armed Forces. It is the largest air force in the world and one of the most technologically advanced. As part of the United States Department of Defense, it is headquartered in the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia.

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