Survival Literature


Here is a list of survival literature in no particular order or preference.  
Remember, the most complete library in the world will not help you
unless you put it to use.  You need to READ and PRACTICE until you are proficient.

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Henley's Twentieth Century Book of Formulas, Processes and Trade Secrets Where There Is No Doctor There are MANY free downloads on this website Hesperian Foundation US Army FM 3-05.70 Survival Manual

Printed, eBook, DVD etc.

Dare to Prepare Holly & Stan Deyo When Technology Fails Matthew Stein Surviving TEOTWAWKI James Wesley Rawles How to Survive Anything Christopher Nyerges How to Survive Anything, Anywhere Chris McNab The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook Extreme Ed. Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht The Worst-Case Scenario Book Of Survival Questions Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques Alexander Stillwell Improvise to Survive Guide Victoria Mason 5 Acres and Independence Maurice G. Kains Back to Basics Readers Digest Practicing Primitive Steven M. Watts Primitive Living, Self Sufficiency, And Survival Skills Thomas J. Elpel Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills David Wescott Primitive Technology II: Ancestral Skills David Wescott Foxfire books series Making the Best of Basics Family Preparedness Handbook The Handbook to Practical Preparedness for the Family Making Native American Hunting, Fighting, and Survival Tools Monte Burch Earth Knack: Stone Age Skills for the 21st Century Bart & Robin Blankenship Deerskins into Buckskins Matt Richards Mountainman Crafts And Skills David R. Montgomery The Way Things Work Simon and Schuster Eating Cheap Ragnor Benson Living Off The Land Chris Mcnab SAS Survival Manual John "Lofty" Wiseman Boy Scout Handbook Extreme Survival Almanac Reid Kincaid Think Like A Survivor Bob Newman How To Think Like A Survivor Tom Watson Build the Perfect Survival Kit John D. McCann Basic Essentials: Survival James Churchill Survive! : 150 Tips, Tactics, And True Tales Sports Afield Magazine Survival: How to Prevail in Hostile Environments X. Maniguet, I. Roberts The Pocket Survival Guide: The Ultimate Guide For Short-Term Survival J. Wayne Fears U.S. Army Survival Handbook Dept. of the Army 101 Survival Tips: Tips From The U.S. Army On How To Survive Nearly Anything Dept. of the Army Wildwood Wisdom Ellsworth Jaeger When All Hell Breaks Loose Cody Lundin Bear Attacks: Their Causes And Avoidance Stephen Herrero Complete Book Of Fire Buck Tilton Knots A Complete Guide Lindsey Philpott Reading Weather - Avoiding Mother Nature's Fury Jim Woodmencey Patriots James Wesley Rawles One Second After (EMPs) William Forstchen Lights Out David Crawford Two Little Savages (adventures of a founding member of the Boy Scouts) Earnest Thompson Seton FIRST AID / MEDICINE Wilderness First Aid: When You Can't Call 911 Gilbert Preston Wilderness First Aid Paul G. Gill The Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook Jeff Isaac Hikers' And Backpackers' Guide For Treating Medical Emergencies Patrick Brighton, M.d. Don't Get Sick: The Hidden Dangers of Camping and Hiking Buck Tilton, Rick Bennett Don't Get Bitten: The Dangers Of Things That Bite Or Sting Buck Tilton Hypothermia, Frostbite, & Other Cold Injuries J. A. Wilkerson, C.C. Bangs Nols Wilderness Medicine Tod Schimelpfenig Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines William W. Forgey Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid William W. Forgey Basic Essentials Wilderness First Aid, 3rd William Forgey Medicine for the Outdoors Paul S. Auerback Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs Of Eastern and Central North America NAVIGATION Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass Harold Gatty Staying Found: The Complete Map and Compass Handbook June Fleming The Outward Bound Map and Compass Handbook Glenn Randall The Essential Wilderness Navigator David Seidman, Paul Cleveland PLANTS / FOOD Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants Peterson Field Guide to Mushrooms North America The Essential Wild Food Survival Guide Linda Runyon Wild Food Identification Guide Linda Runyon Edible Wild Plants and Herbs Alan M. Cvancara Food Plants of the Coastal First Peoples Nancy Turner Discovering Wild Plants Janice Schofield Botany in a Day Thomas J. Elpel Indian Fishing Hillary Stewart OUTDOOR / WILDERNESS Hoods Woods Ron & Karen Hood The Backpacker's Field Manual Rick Curtis Outdoor Survival Book Robin Cadzow Outdoor Survival Handbook Garth Hattingh Outdoor Survival Skills Larry D. Olsen The Complete Book Of Outdoor Survival Wayne J. Fears Testing Your Outdoor Survival Skills Christopher Nyerges Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills & Wilderness Survival Mors Kochanski The Outdoor Survival Handbook Raymond Mears The Complete Wilderness Training Book Hugh McManners Wilderness Survival Mark Elbroch, M. Pewtherer Wilderness Survival Handbook Michael Pewtherer Wilderness Survival: Second Edition Gregory J. Davenport Wilderness Wayfinding: How to Survive in the Wilderness as You Travel Bob Newman A Source of Wilderness Novice Survival Skills Donald F. Grantham Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook Len Mcdougal Primitive Wilderness Living & Survival Skills John & Geri McPherson Basic Wilderness Survival Skills Bradford Angier How To Stay Alive In The Woods Bradford Angier Survivor's Science In The Forest Peter D. Riley Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival Tom Brown Camping & Wilderness Survival Paul Tawrell Surviving Cold Weather: Simply Survival Gregory J. Davenport One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey Sam Keith, Richard Proenneke SHELTER Shelters, Shacks & Shanties: And How to Build Them D. C. Beard, Noel Perrin The Indian Tipi Reginald and Gladys Laubin Snow Caves Ernest Wilkinson