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"All of us were born kicking and fighting to live, but we have becomeused to the soft life.... What happens when we are faced with asurvival situation with its stresses, inconveniences, and discomforts?"That question is posed in a 2002 U.S. Army Field Manual on survivalstrategies and techniques in emergency situations.Almost all of the contents will be familiar to students of wildernessmedicine and first aid. (Except maybe "Prepare yourself to survive in anuclear environment.") Nevertheless, U.S. Army web sites do not permitpublic access to the document, which says that distribution is limitedto government agencies and contractors. A copy was obtained by SecrecyNews.
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