SURVIVAL – FM 21-76, OCTOBER 1970
Written to guide troops in surviving adverse conditions while separated from friendly forces. Deals with survival techniques relating to individuals or small groups. Provides specific information for mental preparation & outlook, navigation by sun and stars, making needed items from field materials, and, first aid techniques. Delineates survival in unique regions including cold weather areas, desert areas or while at sea. A must for hunters, hikers, small plane pilots, small boat owners or anyone venturing into isolated areas. Seven chapters: (1) Introduction; (2) Orientation & Traveling; (3) Water; (4) Food; (5) Fire making and Cooking; (6) Survival in Special Areas; & (7) Hazards to Survival.