But the new third edition of John “Lofty” Wiseman’s “SAS Survival Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere,” has changed me. JOHN ‘LOFTY’ WISEMAN THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SURVIVING ANYWHERE I became the survival instructor to the SAS and it was my responsibility to. The SAS Survival Handbook is a survival guide by British author and professional soldier, John Wiseman, John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman SAS Survival Handbook, Revised Edition; William Morrow Paperbacks () ISBN ; ^ SAS.

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Also, the final section on surviving disasters in the city feels unnecessary, as I imagine most readers are thinking of the wilderness when they pick this up. I now feel prepared should my car drive off of a cliff onto a frozen tundra. This book has made me confident to tackle any challenges facing me.

Now I know how to field dress a hare. Seriously, I was fascinated by this book, and I have the strangest urge to buy a good knife and always keep in on my person now Right from the top of my head I can’t think of a single situation that it does not cover, or in which the knowledge find within the pages of this legendary field manual can not aid you in some way.

It covers every major climatic region and survival at sea and how to get through various man-made and natural disasters. John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman presents real strategies for surviving in any type of situation, from accidents and escape procedures, including chemical and nuclear to successfully adapting to various climates polar, tropical, desertto identifying edible plants and creating fire.

This book really helped although practical application is really what is needed. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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When disaster strikes, it is always good to be prepared for any type of emergency. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Goes over many situations and climates and the jobn issues regarding each of these. View all 3 comments.

SAS Survival Handbook: How to Survive in the Wild, in Any Climate, on Land or at Sea

Technically a lot of information even for someone who is just going off to camp. California where I live, it has changed my perspective.

I would have liked to see more detail on certain areas. Blood loss is possible around the house where it needs to be dealt with immediately. I never saw this feature in any other survival guide ever. There ojhn also many pictures that help. The sheer amount of useful information in this book makes it worth owning and worth actually reading. If Oprah was really interested in helping people, she’d add this book to her book club.

If the squirrels start disappearing from my front yard Mar 20, Connor Foster-Nesbit rated it it was ok Shelves: There’s a fine section on eating insects that is missing from other guides.

Now it zas time to prepare, and to practice. There are clear, often colour illustrations for edible and poisonous plants and for tying knots, while the instruction on how to properly butcher a deer or sheep are easier to grasp than in some other manuals. Lists with This Book. Survival dates back to when the first man walked on earth searching for food.

Just reiterate the 3 key points to remember for survival – in the zurvival of a triangle: Return to Book Page. How to light a fire in the tropic, but never the less it does a good job of covering everything, and when I say everything, I mean everything Emergen Wlseman is the No 1 book for outdoor survival skills.

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Want to Read saving…. Quotes from SAS Survival: This would also be good to learn about camping too. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to hnadbook. I never travel without it beside me, it could save your life one day, so I think its better to be safe than sorry. I feel that I need to be more prepared. I am a outdoor kind of guy. May 11, Tera rated it it was amazing. This could potentially save your life and it survivval really so detailed it is crazy.

As the book states you need to practice your skills and can’t rely on this book alone but hey, it’s a great starting point. Of course, to understand that chapter better, I’ll have to practice.

I take it with me whenever I go hiking, camping or hunting. It took awhile to read due to the immense amount of information packed into this one book. Wiseman makes learning easy by separating sections that relate to each other so there is not confusion. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just a few questionable passages in a book that’s almost pages long is not too shabby Reasons such as this make the book seem well organized.

Jan 13, Bernard Chen rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.