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  • Published: 15 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241361337
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $30.00

The Air Ministry Survival Guide




The complete collection of the gloriously retro Air Ministry's emergency survival guides.

The Ultimate Survival Guide for anyone who thinks they'd survive the world's most hostile environments - or at least imagine they could do.

First issued to airmen in 1952, this reprint of The Air Ministry's Survival pamphlet includes emergency advice to crew operating over sea, desert, jungle, and arctic regions.

With original illustrations and text, these survival guides provide an insight into military survival techniques from a by-gone era.

Packed with original line drawings and instruction in:

Arctic
The best faces to pull to prevent frostbite and when you can expect bits of you to 'fall off', should you fail
- How to build a structurally sound igloo
- How to fashion a mask to prevent snowblindness

Desert
How to find water in a dry stream course
- How to make a hat out of seat cushions
- What to do in the event of meeting 'hostile parties'

Jungle
What to do if 'jungle hiking becomes boring'
- How to stay safe from poisonous reptiles and insects
- The benefits of using a 'fire thong'

Sea
How to punch man-eating sharks. Which are 'cowards'
- The pros and cons of drinking 'fish juice'
- When to smoke

  • Published: 15 November 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241361337
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $30.00

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