The Ultimate Survival Manual (Paperback Edition) (Paperback)

Modern Day Survival | Avoid Diseases | Quarantine Tips

By Rich Johnson

Weldon Owen, 9781681882642, 256pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 2017

List Price: 16.99*
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In a world awash with natural and manmade disasters, anticipation and preparation are crucial to your survival chances. Survival guru and American Special forces expert Rich Johnson walks you through 350 pages of practical and crucial skills and scenarios that could help save you and your family.

  • Overcome Modern Dangers. Learn how to avoid airborne diseases, clean chemical spills and treat poisoning victims.
  • Read Real-Life Survival Stories. Concrete examples of how survival skills helped in true crisis situations such as home invasions, Cartel abductions, snowstorms, hurricanes, and wildfires.
  • Learn basic survival skills. Detailed instructions on how to make a bow and arrow, the CORRECT way to don a gas mask and how you can harvest Aspirin from tree bark.
  • Advanced Skills you can gain. Develop your expertise with guides on how to generate your own power, build a quarantine room, start a car with a screwdriver and crucial advice on decontaminating yourself, your home and your family.
  • Tips from an American Expert. Rich Johnson is a former special forces soldier, instructor to the US Coast Guard and contributor to Outdoor Life magazine. Having spent over two years living in the wild with his wife and adolescent children, Rich offers advice that is both expert and practical.

About the Author

When it comes to survival, Rich Johnson’s done a lot of it. He’s worked as a demolition sergeant in the US Army Special Forces, a Coast Guard Auxiliary instructor, an EMT, a fire fighter, and a policeman. In his off hours, he’s excelled as an advanced SCUBA diver, paratrooper, sailor, and skier, and survived in the desert wilderness for a year with his wife and small children—part of which involved living in a cave and eating bugs. He’s written extensively for Outdoor Life and is the author of Rich Johnson’s Guide to Wilderness Survival.