Surviving the World’s Extreme Regions by Chris McNab
Desert, Arctic, Mountains, & Jungle (Extreme Survival in the Military)

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The world's elite soldiers can survive in the worst of conditions, whether the extreme heat of the desert or the snowy summit of a mountain. These units are trained to be experts in warfare, but their training also gives them the knowledge to live in the planet's wildest places for weeks at a time. Learn the techniques the world's finest soldiers use to survive in harsh conditions around the globe. Discover a variety of tips for surviving in barren deserts and freezing tundra. Find out how elite troops cope with danger and deprivation. You will also learn: • how to find water and food. • how to build shelters. • how to navigate. • how to perform first aid. • how to identify and avoid dangerous animals and insects.

 

About Chris McNab

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Chris McNab is an author and editor. To date he has published over 25 books, including Twentieth Century Small Arms (2001), Gunfighters -The Outlaws and their weapons (2005, contributing editor), The Personal Security Handbook (2003), The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques (2002) and The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War (2000). He is the co-author of Tools of Violence (2008) and has recently completed Deadly Force (2009), both for Osprey. Chris has also written extensively for major encyclopedia series, including African-American Biographies (2006), USA 1950s (2006) and Reformation, Exploration and Empire (2005), and has contributed to The Times on the war in Iraq.
 
Published February 3, 2015 by Mason Crest.
Genres: History, War, Children's Books, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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