A new edition of the Official U.S. Army Survival Handbook, thoroughly revised and updated by Sergeant First Class Matt Larsen An essential resource for preppers and all outdoorspeople-including campers, hunters, hikers, and anglers-the Official U.S. Army Survival Handbook is a comprehensive volume replete with hundreds of B&W and color, easy-to-follow, user-friendly illustrations. Whether in a temperate, tropical, arctic, or subarctic region, you might find yourself alone in a remote area with little or no personal gear. This thoroughly revised new edition of the classic Official U.S. Army Survival Handbook provides the information you need to survive. Widely recognized as the finest single source on the subject, it is standard issue for U.S. Special Operations Forces and pilots, and has been used by foreign militaries the world over.
Sergeant First Class Matt Larsen is a longtime trainer in survival and fighting techniques for the Army Rangers. A graduate of the multi-service SERE (Survival, Evasion, Rescue, and Escape) training program and of Jungle Survival Training in the Philippines and Okinawa, he served in the 75th Ranger Regiment for over twelve years, parachuting into Panama during the 1989 U.S. invasion and participating in the Gulf War.