THE SPECIAL FORCES GUIDE TO ESCAPE AND EVASION. Key topics include escape techniques; survival in urban, rural, jungle, & desert environments; foraging for food; tracking; navigation with or without a map; and MORE!
THE SPECIAL FORCES GUIDE TO ESCAPE AND EVASION covers everything a combat soldier needs to know about evading capture and making a successful return to friendly territory. Beginning from the point where an individual finds himself trapped behind enemy lines, the book describes the many techniques that special force soldiers rely on to survive in enemy territory while evading capture.
Key topics include the will to survive; handling stress in captivity; escape techniques; survival in a variety of environments including urban, rural, jungle, and desert; how to forage for food; tracking and covering your tracks; navigation with or without a map; and ultimately seeking recovery by friendly forces.
It also includes many real life accounts of escape and evasion from World War II, Vietnam, and the Gulf War, as well as tips and advice from special force members around the world such as the SAS, the Green Berets, and the Russian Spetsnaz.
Will Fowler is a journalist who has been specializing in military history, current affairs, and defence technology since 1972. He was Army Editor of the British magazine "Defence" from 1983 to 1990. In addition, he has written over 20 books covering military technology and conflicts from the 19th-century to the second Gulf War.