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FM 21-76 Survival

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The US Army Field Manual on Survival is very practical and practicable guide to survival. The topics covered by this manual include nearly every area of survival requirements.

Here is a link to the full manual in free PDF format:

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/policy/army/fm/21-76-1/fm_21-76-1survival.pdf

Table Of Contents:

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
 
Chapter 2 PSYCHOLOGY OF SURVIVAL
 
Chapter 3 SURVIVAL PLANNING AND SURVIVAL KITS
 
Chapter 4 BASIC SURVIVAL MEDICINE
 
Chapter 5 SHELTERS
 
Chapter 6 WATER PROCUREMENT
 
Chapter 7 FIRECRAFT
 
Chapter 8 FOOD PROCUREMENT
 
Chapter 9 SURVIVAL USE OF PLANTS
 
Chapter 10 POISONOUS PLANTS
 
Chapter 11 DANGEROUS ANIMALS
 
Chapter 12 FIELD-EXPEDIENT WEAPONS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
 
Chapter 13 DESERT SURVIVAL
 
Chapter 14 TROPICAL SURVIVAL
 
Chapter 15 COLD WEATHER SURVIVAL
 
Chapter 16 SEA SURVIVAL
 
Chapter 17 EXPEDIENT WATER CROSSINGS
 
Chapter 18 FIELD-EXPEDIENT DIRECTION FINDING
 
Chapter 19 SIGNALING TECHNIQUES
 
Chapter 20 SURVIVAL MOVEMENT IN HOSTILE AREAS
 
Chapter 21 CAMOUFLAGE
 
Chapter 22 CONTACT WITH PEOPLE
 
Chapter 23 SURVIVAL IN MAN-MADE HAZARDS
 

Appendix A SURVIVAL KITS
Appendix B EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS
Appendix C POISONOUS PLANTS
Appendix D DANGEROUS INSECTS AND ARACHNIDS
Appendix E VENOMOUS SNAKES AND LIZARDS
Appendix F DANGEROUS FISH AND MOLLUSKS
Appendix G ROPES AND KNOTS
Appendix H CLOUDS: FORETELLERS OF WEATHER
Appendix I EVASION PLAN OF ACTION FORMAT
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