The SAS and Special Forces Guide to Escape and Evasion by Will Fowler
The SAS and Special Forces Guide to Escape and Evasion covers everything a person needs to know about evading capture and making a successful return to friendly territory. Beginning from the point where an individual finds himself or herself trapped behind enemy lines, the book offers useful tips and solid advice from special forces' experts on how to survive in enemy territory undetected. Every key topic is covered, including the will to survive; handling stress in captivity; escape techniques; survival in a variety of environments, such as arctic, tropical, and desert; how to forage for foods; surviving interrogation and imprisonment; tracking and how to cover your tracks; navigation, with or without equipment; and seeking recovery by friendly forces. All the techniques featured are those used by the world's elite special forces, such as the British Special Air Service, the United States' Green Berets and the Russian Spetsnaz. The book also includes a number of 'real life' accounts of escape from World War II, Vietnam, the Gulf War and the War in Irag. This is a book for anyone who wants to know how to survive in the most stressful of circumstances and emerge a winner.