The Special Forces Guide to Escape and Evasion

The Special Forces Guide to Escape and Evasion

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"The Special Forces Guide to Escape and Evation" covers everything a combat soldier needs to know about evading capture and making a successful return to friendly territory. Beginning from the point where an individual finds himself trapped behind enemy lines, the book describes the many techniques that special force soldiers rely on to survive in enemy territory while evading capture. Key topics include the will to survive; handling stress in captivity; escape techniques; survival in a variety of environments including urban, rural, jungle, and desert; how to forage for food; tracking and covering your tracks; navigation with or without a map; and ultimately seeking recovery by friendly forces. It also includes many real life accounts of escape and evasion from World War II, Vietnam, and the Gulf War, as well as tips and advice from special force members around the world such as the SAS, the Green Berets, and the Russian Spetsnaz.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2005.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780312336530
Branch Call Number: 356.16 F829
Characteristics: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm


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