Survival Training - Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Survival Actions
Pattern for Survival
Chapter 2 - Psychology of Survival
A Look at Stress
Natural Reactions
Preparing Yourself
Chapter 3 - Survival Planning and Survival Kits
Importance of Planning
Survival Kits
Chapter 4 - Basic Survival Medicine
Requirements for Maintenance of Health
Medical Emergencies
Lifesaving Steps
Bone and Joint Injury
Bites and Stings
Environmental Injuries
Herbal Medicines
Chapter 5 - Shelters
Shelter Site Selection
Types of Shelters
Chapter 6 - Water Procurement
Water Sources
Still Construction
Water Purification
Water Filtration Devices
Chapter 7 - Firecraft
Basic Fire Principles
Site Selection and Preparation
Fire Material Selection
How to Build a Fire
How to Light a Fire
Chapter 8 - Food Procurement
Animals for Food
Traps and Snares
Killing Devices
Fishing Devices
Preparation of Fish and Game for Cooking and Storage
Chapter 9 - Survival Use of Plants
Edibility of Plants
Plants for Medicine
Chapter 10 - Poisonous Plants
How Plants Poison
All About Plants
Rules for Avoiding Poisonous Plants
Contact Dermatitis
Ingestion Poisoning
Chapter 11 - Dangerous Animals
Insects and Arachnids
Poisonous Snakes
Dangerous Lizards
Dangers in Rivers
Dangers in Bays and Estuaries
Saltwater Dangers
Chapter 12 - Field-Expedient Weapons, Tools, and Equipment
Edged Weapons
Other Expedient Weapons
Lashing and Cordage
Rucksack Construction
Clothing and Insulation
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Chapter 13 - Desert Survival
Environmental Factors
Need for Water
Heat Casualties
Desert Hazards
Chapter 14 - Tropical Survival
Tropical Weather
Jungle Types
Travel Through Jungle Areas
Immediate Considerations
Water Procurement
Poisonous Plants
Chapter 15 - Cold Weather Survival
Cold Regions and Locations
Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival
Medical Aspects
Cold Injuries
Weather Signs
Chapter 16 - Sea Survival
The Open Sea
Chapter 17 - Expedient Water Crossings
Rivers and Streams
Flotation Devices
Other Water Obstacles
Vegetation Obstacles
Chapter 18 - Field-Expedient Direction Finding
Using the Sun and Shadows
Using the Moon
Using the Stars
Making Improvised Compasses
Other Means of Determining Direction
Chapter 19 - Signaling Techniques
Means for Signaling
Codes and Signals
Aircraft Vectoring Procedures
Chapter 20 - Survival Movement in Hostile Areas
Phases of Planning
Return to Friendly Control
Chapter 21 - Camouflage
Personal Camouflage
Methods of Stalking
Chapter 22 - Contact With People
Contact With Local People
The Survivor's Behavior
Changes to Political Allegiance
Chapter 23 - Survival in Man-Made Hazards
The Nuclear Environment
Biological Environments
Chemical Environments
Appendix A - Survival Kits

Appendix B - Edible and Medicinal Plants

Appendix C - Poisonous Plants

Appendix D - Dangerous Insects and Arachnids

Appendix E - Poisonous Snakes and Lizards

Appendix F - Dangerous Fish and Mollusks

Appendix G - Clouds: Foretellers of Weather

Appendix H - Contingency Plan of Action Format


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