US army FM 21-76 survival manual online

Le 28 août 2005, par James

This a complete online version of the US army FM 21-76 survival manual.

We are happy to make this manual available here.

This is a manual targeted at soldiers, but a lot of information it contains is very relevant for civilians. It has the merit of existing, it is up to date, and talks about subjects in a no non-sense, pratical way. Its content has been field tested for years, and is therefore much more to be trusted than the writing of a single author.

We provide it as it is, just translated to html media, up to you to find what is of use or not. It does make a good base to start reading about survival and basic outdoor survival skills.

If there are parts you do not agree, we recommend you to use the comment feature available for each chapter, so that everybody can benefit from them.

Table of Content :

Section which contains all articles : US Army Survival Manual FM 21-76

- Chapter 1 - Introduction
- Chapter 2 - Psychology of Survival
- Chapter 3 - Survival Planning and Survival Kits
- Chapter 4 - Basic Survival Medicine
- Chapter 5 - Shelters
- Chapter 6 - Water Procurement
- Chapter 7 - Firecraft
- Chapter 8 - Food Procurement
- Chapter 9 - Survival Use of Plants
- Chapter 10 - Poisonous Plants
- Chapter 11 - Dangerous Animals
- Chapter 12 - Field-Expedient Weapons, Tools, and Equipment
- Chapter 13 - Desert Survival
- Chapter 14 - Tropical Survival
- Chapter 15 - Cold Weather Survival
- Chapter 15 - Sea Survival
- Chapter 17 - Expedient Water Crossings
- Chapter 18 - Field-Expedient Direction Finding
- Chapitre 19 - Signaling Techniques
- Chapter 20 - Survival Movement in Hostile Areas
- Chapter 21 - Camouflage
- Chapter 22 - Contact with People
- Chapter 23 - Survival in Man-Made Hazards
- Appendix A - Survival Kits
- Appendix B - Edible and Medicinal Plants
- Appendix C - Poisonous Plants
- Appendix D - Dangerous Insects and Arachnids
- Appendix E - Poisonous Snakes and Lizards
- Appendix F - Dangerous Fish and Mollusks
- Appendix G - Clouds

Enjoy the reading !

You can print these chapters using the right side "print this article" link which will format them for printing. Please save paper and only print what you know you will need, also please try to print 2 or 4 pages per sheet on both sides of the sheets, this way you contribute saving trees and useful world resources, thanks !

We also have pdf versions :

PDF - 2.7 Mo
Fm 21-76
Survival Manual
PDF - 2.9 Mo
Fm 21-76-1
Evasion, Survival and Recovery

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par James



Le 12 novembre 2007

Regarding the FM 21-76 US ARMY SURVIVAL MANUAL, does anybody know the publication date ? When did the US Army publish this manual ? I need that information for book reference purposes.

Thanks, Ray

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