The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere

Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062386719

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 672

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The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival "A classic outdoor manual [that] addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it”--Outside magazine Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller SAS Survival Handbook by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off. Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques. Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft. Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.
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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Plassen Verlag

ISBN: 3864701449

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

View: 8423

Bear Grylls ist ein Vorbild für Menschen in aller Welt. Der Survival-Experte beweist in seinen diversen TV-Sendungen stets aufs Neue, dass Menschen auch die größten Herausforderungen meistern können - angefangen von einer lebensfeindlichen Umwelt bis zu vermeintlich ungenießbaren Insekten. Nun überträgt er die Erfahrungen, die er beim Militär und in den unwirtlichsten Gegenden der Welt gesammelt hat, auf das "ganz normale Leben" und beweist: Jeder kann seinen ganz persönlichen "inneren Schweinehund" überwinden. Mithilfe vieler Anekdoten aus seinem Erfahrungsschatz zeigt er, wie das geht.
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Author: Bear Grylls

Publisher: Plassen Verlag

ISBN: 386470071X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

View: 7876

Welches Ereignis lockt regelmäßig Menschen in über 180 Ländern vor den Fernseher? Was haben schon 1,2 Milliarden Menschen im TV gesehen? Den Superbowl? Das Fußball-WM-Finale? Die Olympischen Spiele? Nicht ganz. Der Name hinter diesen Zahlen lautet: Grylls. Bear Grylls. Wenn sich der ehemalige Elitesoldat des britischen Special Air Service SAS durch die Wildnis kämpft, scheinbar Ungenießbares verspeist und ganz nebenbei jede Menge Überlebenstricks zum Besten gibt, kleben auch in Deutschland zahlreiche Fans vor dem Bildschirm. Auf DMAX läuft sein Format "Ausgesetzt in der Wildnis" und begeistert eine stetig steigende Zuschauerzahl. Bear Grylls lernte früh das Segeln und Klettern. In jungen Jahren begeisterte er sich für Bergsteigen und Kampfsport. Sein Weg führte ihn weiter zu den legendären Special Forces des britischen SAS. Bei einem Fallschirmabsturz in Afrika zog er sich drei Wirbelsäulenbrüche zu. Die Ärzte waren nicht sicher, ob er jemals wieder laufen würde. Allen Unkenrufen zum Trotz - und gegen den Rat seiner Ärzte - wurde er 18 Monate später der jüngste Brite, der den Mount Everest bezwang. Und das war nur der Anfang zahlreicher Abenteuer ... Nun erzählt Bear Grylls zum ersten Mal seine Geschichte.
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How to Protect Yourself from Domestic Accidents, Muggings, Burglary, and Attack

Author: John Wiseman

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602392161

Category: Reference

Page: 627

View: 8928

A companion to the SAS Survival Handbook instructs city dwellers on how to avoid and survive common sources of vulnerability, from accidents and household hazards to crime and natural disasters, in a guide that explains how to assess risks and make prompt decisions. Original.
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How to Protect Yourself Against Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Fires, Home Invasions, and Everyday Health and Safety Hazards

Author: John "Lofty" Wiseman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1626362033

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 640

View: 4131

John "Lofty" Wiseman is the author of the bestselling SAS Survival Handbook, the definitive guide to survival in the wild from Britain's Special Air Service. Now he has compiled a complete guide to survival in the urban jungle. Every year in America there are thousands of fatal accidents in the home—more than on the roads, and many more than in the great outdoors. Fire, electricity, water, gas, sharp knives, poisons, chemicals—these valuable tools can quickly become dangerous weapons when not treated with proper respect and understanding. Add to these the risks of travel, terrorism, muggings, rape, tsunamis, and earthquakes. We are constantly reminded that the world is a dangerous place. Wiseman shows readers how to think realistically and practically about these perils in order to avoid them, whether they are at home, on the street, in school, or in transit. From self-defense techniques to home security systems to coping with natural disasters, this book will teach readers to recognize risks, make quick decisions, and live confidently in the modern urban world.
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For Any Climate, in Any Situation

Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061733199

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 576

View: 7190

For Any Climate, in Any Situation Newly updated to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, the internationally bestselling SAS Survival Handbook is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes: Being prepared: Understanding basic survival needs and preparing essentials, such as a pocket survival kit. Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, and creating tools. Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it. First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured. Disaster survival: How to react in the face of increasingly frequent natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive at home if all services and supplies are cut off.
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das einzig wahre Handbuch für Väter und ihre Söhne

Author: Conn Iggulden,Hal Iggulden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783570220467

Category: Vater - Sohn - Alltagswissen - Kindersachbuch

Page: 293

View: 7918

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Die 100 wichtigsten Strategien der Eliteeinheit

Author: Clint Emerson

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3959712480

Category: House & Home

Page: 300

View: 6062

In einer Welt, die zunehmend von Krieg, Terrorismus und Kriminalität beherrscht wird, wird es immer wichtiger, sich selbst schützen und verteidigen zu können. Clint Emerson hat in seinem Bestseller die 100 wichtigsten Techniken zusammengestellt, die bei allen nur denkbaren Bedrohungsszenarien sicherstellen, dass man ungeschoren davonkommt, z.B.: ·Wie Sie einen Amoklauf überleben ·Wie Sie einen Messerkampf gewinnen ·Wie Sie Handschellen öffnen ·Wie Sie Gesichtserkennungssoftware überlisten ·Wie Sie einen Kugelschreiber in eine Waffe verwandeln ·Wie Sie ein Abseilgeschirr herstellen ·Wie Sie sich aus einem Kofferraum befreien Anhand leicht verständlicher Anleitungen und einer Vielzahl von Illustrationen, die das genaue Vorgehen illustrieren, bietet Clint Emerson effektive Taktiken zur Selbstverteidigung, Fluchtstrategien und Techniken, wie man seine Gegner außer Gefecht setzt. Ein Buch, das das überlebenswichtige Wissen der Navy SEALs alltagstauglich und leicht umsetzbar macht.
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Eine Dichterrenaissance

Author: Anett Lütteken

Publisher: Max Niemeyer Verlag

ISBN: 9783484350960

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 463

View: 9076

The authors of early literary modernism directed their attention at the so-called 'neglected' literary figures of the past, their works and their personal fates. Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) is one of the writers emphatically rediscovered in this way around 1880. The present study examines the little discussed but very real phenomenon of 'author renaissances' with reference to Kleist and analyzes it from the dual perspective of social history and the history of evaluation. The undiminished impact of the 'Kleist myth' can thus be (partly) identified as the result of efforts largely undertaken by other writers to replace the established canon of German literature by a counter-canon of their own.
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Schnitzen - Das Handwerk und die neue Kultur vom Holz

Author: Barn the Barn the Spoon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783038009832

Category:

Page: 224

View: 6618

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Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: CollinsRef

ISBN: 9780060849825

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 7910

This is the definitive guide for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers, including: First aid and wilderness medicine Building shelter and making fire Hunting and trapping Pocket survival kit Disaster preparedness
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Avoid Crime, Prepare for Terrorism, Stay Safe

Author: John

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

ISBN: 9781510722453

Category: Reference

Page: 648

View: 5210

John “Lofty” Wiseman is the author of the bestselling SAS Survival Handbook, the definitive guide to survival in the wild from Britain’s Special Air Service. Now he has compiled the complete guide to surviving among crowds of people, the mazes of office buildings, the dangers of an unfeeling city—put simply, how to stay safe in the urban jungle. Thousands of preventable fatalities occur in the home every year— more than on the roads, more than in the great outdoors. Household chemicals, electricity, cooking knives, and rodent poisons—in the wrong hands and with improper usage, these day-to-day resources bring danger to your home. Add to this the risks of moving through city streets (the threat of rape, muggings, and gang violence) and the menace of natural disasters (floods, earthquakes, blizzards) that cannot be avoided. Every day serves as a constant reminder: The world is truly a frightening place. The SAS Urban Survival Guide advises readers to think practically about urban environments and offers tips and instructions on how to avoid hazards wherever one goes. From self-defense techniques to home security systems to coping with natural disasters, this book teaches readers to recognize danger, make quick decisions, and live confidently in the modern world.
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Author: John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780060734343

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 738

A Wealth of Information on Being Prepared for Any Contingency or Catastrophe This is the definitive survival guide and essential resource for all travelers, campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. Already a worldwide million-copy bestseller, The Ultimate Survival Guide covers everything from basic first aid to disaster preparedness, from setting up camp to making it through a hurricane -- an absolute must-have volume for anyone who has ever placed him or herself at the mercy of Mother Nature. What to pack, carry, and wear in hostile environments First aid and rescue Finding food, water, shelter, and making fire Dealing with wild animals, snake bites, and fierce climatic hazards Surviving flood, avalanche, tornado, and other violent natural catastrophes Fully illustrated and easy to use
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Überlebenskampf in den Anden ; das Buch zum Film

Author: Joe Simpson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783453882041

Category:

Page: 269

View: 2558

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Essays on the Literary Zombie

Author: Kyle William Bishop,Angela Tenga

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476665648

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 228

View: 3651

From Victor Halperin's White Zombie (1932) to George A. Romero's landmark Night of the Living Dead (1968) and AMC's hugely successful The Walking Dead (2010-), zombie mythology has become an integral part of popular culture. In a reversal of the typical pattern of adaptation, the zombie developed onscreen before appearing in short stories and comic books during the 20th century, and more recently as subjects of more traditional novels. This collection of new essays examines some of the most influential and inventive zombie literature, from the early stories to the most recent narratives, including some told from a zombie perspective.
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Die Antarktis-Expedition 1910-1913

Author: Apsley Cherry-Garrard

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492959083

Category: Travel

Page: 688

View: 6255

Als die Wege in die Antarktis noch »heroischen Charakter « hatten, machte sich Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Spross einer altenglischen Familie, erst 24-jährig auf, dem berühmten Polarforscher Scott zum Südpol zu folgen. Die Expedition misslang; Scott und einige seiner Gefährten verloren ihr Leben. Cherry-Garrard jedoch gelang die Heimkehr, zahnlos fast, aber von der Berufung beseelt, die Geschichte dieser unmenschlich entbehrungsreichen Mission aufzuschreiben. Die Geschichte eines Scheiterns, aber zugleich auch ein Monument der Freundschaft und des Idealismus: wie man sich in die ewige Nacht aufmacht, nur um das Ei eines Kaiserpinguins zu finden.
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