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COVER 
PREFACE 
Chapter 1INTRODUCTION
 Survival Actions
Pattern for Survival
Chapter 2PSYCHOLOGY OF SURVIVAL
 A Look at Stress
Natural Reactions
Preparing Yourself
Chapter 3SURVIVAL PLANNING AND SURVIVAL KITS
 Importance of Planning
Survival Kits
Chapter 4BASIC SURVIVAL MEDICINE
 Requirements for Maintenance of Health
Medical Emergencies
Lifesaving Steps
Bone and Joint Injury
Bites and Stings
Wounds
Environmental Injuries
Herbal Medicines
Chapter 5SHELTERS
 Primary Shelter—Uniform
Shelter Site Selection
Types of Shelters
Chapter 6WATER PROCUREMENT
 Water Sources
Still Construction
Water Purification
Water Filtration Devices
Chapter 7FIRECRAFT
 Basic Fire Principles
Site Selection and Preparation
Fire Material Selection
How to Build a Fire
How to Light a Fire
Chapter 8FOOD PROCUREMENT
 Animals for Food
Traps and Snares
Killing Devices
Fishing Devices
Cooking and Storage of Fish and Game
Chapter 9SURVIVAL USE OF PLANTS
 Edibility of Plants
Plants for Medicine
Miscellaneous Uses of Plants
Chapter 10POISONOUS PLANTS
 How Plants Poison
All About Plants
Rules for Avoiding Poisonous Plants
Contact Dermatitis
Ingestion Poisoning
Chapter 11DANGEROUS ANIMALS
 Insects and Arachnids
Leeches
Bats
Venomous Snakes
Snake-Free Areas
Dangerous Lizards
Dangers in Rivers
Dangers in Bays and Estuaries
Saltwater Dangers
Other Dangerous Sea Creatures
Chapter 12FIELD-EXPEDIENT WEAPONS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
 Staffs
Clubs
Edged Weapons
Other Expedient Weapons
Cordage and Lashing
Rucksack Construction
Clothing and Insulation
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Chapter 13DESERT SURVIVAL
 Terrain
Environmental Factors
Need for Water
Heat Casualties
Precautions
Desert Hazards
Chapter 14TROPICAL SURVIVAL
 Tropical Weather
Jungle Types
Travel Through Jungle Areas
Immediate ConsiderationsWater Procurement
FoodPoisonous Plants
Chapter 15COLD WEATHER SURVIVAL
 Cold Regions and Locations
Windchill
Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival
Hygiene
Medical Aspects
Cold Injuries
Shelters
Fire
Water
Food
Travel
Weather Signs
Chapter 16SEA SURVIVAL
 The Open Sea
Seashores
Chapter 17EXPEDIENT WATER CROSSINGS
 Rivers and Streams
Rapids
Rafts
Flotation Devices
Other Water Obstacles
Vegetation Obstacles
Chapter 18FIELD-EXPEDIENT DIRECTION FINDING
 Using the Sun and Shadows
Using the Moon
Using the Stars
Making Improvised Compasses
Other Means of Determining Direction
Chapter 19SIGNALING TECHNIQUES
 Application
Means for Signaling
Codes and Signals
Aircraft Vectoring Procedures
Chapter 20SURVIVAL MOVEMENT IN HOSTILE AREAS
 Phases of Planning
Execution
Return to Friendly Control
Chapter 21CAMOUFLAGE
 Personal Camouflage
Methods of Stalking
Chapter 22CONTACT WITH PEOPLE
 Contact With Local People
Survival Behavior
Changes to Political Allegiance
Chapter 23SURVIVAL IN MAN-MADE HAZARDS
 The Nuclear Environment
Biological Environments
Chemical Environments
Appendix ASURVIVAL KITS
Appendix BEDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS
Appendix CPOISONOUS PLANTS
Appendix DDANGEROUS INSECTS AND ARACHNIDS
Appendix EVENOMOUS SNAKES AND LIZARDS
Appendix FDANGEROUS FISH AND MOLLUSKS
Appendix GROPES AND KNOTS
Appendix HCLOUDS: FORETELLERS OF WEATHER
Appendix IEVASION PLAN OF ACTION FORMAT
GLOSSARY 
BIBLIOGRAPHY 
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