The SAS Survival Guide, by John “Lofty” Wiseman

The SAS Survival Handbook

My husband bought this survival guide for me. It covers all sorts of climates and topographies. Comprehensively illustrated with step-by-step drawings, this book is useful for all ages. Its author, John “Lofty” Wiseman of Britain’s SAS forces,  has a straightforward writing style.

Trueways Survival Skills with Expert John “Lofty” Wiseman

Product Description

Join the Master of Wilderness and Survival Training John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman (Author of ‘The SAS Survival Guide)and the rest of the Trueways Team for over 2 hours of interactive skills packed DVD. Through a series of detailed demonstrations organised in order of priority, Lofty explains how following some basic principles and carrying some very simple kit can keep you safe anywhere in the world. Shelter, Fire, Signalling, Water, Food and Navigation are all covered in this entertaining and educational presentation. Essential viewing for the enthusiast – fascinating for everyone.

About the Actor

Lofty joined the Parachute Regiment in 1958. He applied for service with the Special Air Service Regiment in 1959 and set a record as the youngest person ever to pass selection at the age of 18. He served with 22 SAS for 26 years and saw active service worldwide, in every theatre of operations and special operations required of the British Army between 1959 and 1985. Amongst other things, Lofty was Sergeant Major, B Squadron 22 SAS, Sergeant Major 22 SAS Training Wing, Head of Operational Research 22 SAS, he set up the SP Team (Counter Hi-Jack) and set up the SAS Counter-Terrorist Team as well as training the first members of the US Green Berets who then returned to the USA to form the famous Delta Force (US Special Forces). Lofty also ran the famed SAS Selection Course, deciding who was fit to join the Regiment. In addition, Lofty ran the Survival Training School for 22 SAS at Hereford, specialising in all aspects of survival training (land, sea, jungle, desert, arctic, wilderness wherever a special forces soldier or civilian might find themselves). After retiring from 22 Special Air Service Regiment, Lofty set up the Survival School at Hereford and has since trained survival instructors and consultants, expedition members, overseas survival training specialists, military and civilian from across the globe. John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman is the author of a number of bestselling books on the subject of survival including; ‘SAS Survival Handbook: How to Survive in the Wild, in Any Climate, on Land or at Sea’, ‘AS Survival Guide: How to Survive Anywhere, on Land or at Sea’, ‘Outdoor Survival’, ‘The SAS Survival Handbook’, ‘The SAS Urban Survival Handbook’, ‘SAS Self-defence Manual’ and ‘The SAS Self-Defense Handbook: A Complete Guide to Unarmed Combat Techniques’.

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