The author served 26 years with the Special Air Service (SAS) and was head of Survival training. It is dedicated to preparing you to survive outdoors, on land or sea, in any weather, anywhere in the world. Thousands of illustrations throughout. Full color illustrations depicting edible and poisonous plants, poisonous snakes and reptiles, dangerous insects, and even medical plants. From improvised shelters and weapons to navigation by stars to first aid. The most concise book ever published on survival.