Survival Guide

Survival Guide


*** Survival Guide is completely based on the U.S. Military Survival Manual FM 21-76. ***

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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
- Wounds
- Environmental Injuries
- Herbal Medicines

Chapter 5: SHELTERS
- Primary Shelter—Uniform
- 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
- Cooking and Storage of Fish and Game

Chapter 9: SURVIVAL USE OF PLANTS
- Edibility of Plants
- Plants for Medicine
- Miscellaneous Uses of Plants

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
- Leeches
- Bats
- Venomous Snakes
- Snake-Free Areas
- Dangerous Lizards
- Dangers in Rivers
- Dangers in Bays and Estuaries
- Saltwater Dangers
- Other Dangerous Sea Creatures

Chapter 12: FIELD-EXPEDIENT WEAPONS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
- Staffs
- Clubs
- Edged Weapons
- Other Expedient Weapons
- Cordage and Lashing
- Rucksack Construction
- Clothing and Insulation
- Cooking and Eating Utensils

Chapter 13: DESERT SURVIVAL
- Terrain
- Environmental Factors
- Need for Water
- Heat Casualties
- Precautions
- Desert Hazards

Chapter 14: TROPICAL SURVIVAL
- Tropical Weather
- Jungle Types
- Travel Through Jungle Areas
- Immediate Considerations
- Water Procurement
- Food
- Poisonous Plants

Chapter 15: COLD WEATHER SURVIVAL
- Cold Regions and Locations
- Windchill
- Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival
- Hygiene
- Medical Aspects
- Cold Injuries
- Shelters
- Fire
- Water
- Food
- Travel
- Weather Signs

Chapter 16: SEA SURVIVAL
- The Open Sea
- Seashores

Chapter 17: EXPEDIENT WATER CROSSINGS
- Rivers and Streams
- Rapids
- Rafts
- 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
- Application
- Means for Signaling
- Codes and Signals
- Aircraft Vectoring Procedures

Recent changes:
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v2.1 Improved support for Tablet devices.
v2.0 Fixed Force Close issue on Android v4 devices.
v1.9 ClassPathLoader Force Close fixed during app install.
v1.8 Reference library update!
v1.7 App to SD Card added
v1.6 Landscape mode supported in the reading view.
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*** Survival Guide is completely based on the U.S. Military Survival Manual FM 21-76. ***

Note: Ad Supported! For ad free version buy Survival Guide Pro

Features
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- Zooming is supported in order to see the text/images better.
- All the texts and illustrations can be read offline. No internet connection is needed. The internet connection is only used to display ads.


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
- Wounds
- Environmental Injuries
- Herbal Medicines

Chapter 5: SHELTERS
- Primary Shelter—Uniform
- 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
- Cooking and Storage of Fish and Game

Chapter 9: SURVIVAL USE OF PLANTS
- Edibility of Plants
- Plants for Medicine
- Miscellaneous Uses of Plants

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
- Leeches
- Bats
- Venomous Snakes
- Snake-Free Areas
- Dangerous Lizards
- Dangers in Rivers
- Dangers in Bays and Estuaries
- Saltwater Dangers
- Other Dangerous Sea Creatures

Chapter 12: FIELD-EXPEDIENT WEAPONS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
- Staffs
- Clubs
- Edged Weapons
- Other Expedient Weapons
- Cordage and Lashing
- Rucksack Construction
- Clothing and Insulation
- Cooking and Eating Utensils

Chapter 13: DESERT SURVIVAL
- Terrain
- Environmental Factors
- Need for Water
- Heat Casualties
- Precautions
- Desert Hazards

Chapter 14: TROPICAL SURVIVAL
- Tropical Weather
- Jungle Types
- Travel Through Jungle Areas
- Immediate Considerations
- Water Procurement
- Food
- Poisonous Plants

Chapter 15: COLD WEATHER SURVIVAL
- Cold Regions and Locations
- Windchill
- Basic Principles of Cold Weather Survival
- Hygiene
- Medical Aspects
- Cold Injuries
- Shelters
- Fire
- Water
- Food
- Travel
- Weather Signs

Chapter 16: SEA SURVIVAL
- The Open Sea
- Seashores

Chapter 17: EXPEDIENT WATER CROSSINGS
- Rivers and Streams
- Rapids
- Rafts
- 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
- Application
- Means for Signaling
- Codes and Signals
- Aircraft Vectoring Procedures

Recent changes:
v2.3 Updated Reference Libraries.
v2.1 Improved support for Tablet devices.
v2.0 Fixed Force Close issue on Android v4 devices.
v1.9 ClassPathLoader Force Close fixed during app install.
v1.8 Reference library update!
v1.7 App to SD Card added
v1.6 Landscape mode supported in the reading view.

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Huge app, zoom feature is essential for this database. Only takes up 180kb of Ram when moved to SD ! Excellent !
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A Google User
Sunday 5:27 PM
Really helpful Cool tips good for when your exploring
A Google User
Sep 15, 2014
Informative. Only thing I did not like, was when you are done with a section like herbal medicines for instance. . It says there is a section for it but there is not.
A Google User
Sep 14, 2014
Good info, app not so much I really like the info provided by the guide. The app however is (a little) outdated. Also the guide could be a bit more optimized for mobile screens by editing the HTML in the webview. But good job making it available (offline) for devices in the first place.
A Google User
Sep 12, 2014
Very valuable info within this guide thanks for sharing never know when u might need this.
A Google User
Sep 8, 2014
Great