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Free Manuals to Download on Survival and Edible Plants


Free Manuals to Download on Survival and Edible Plants via Preparedness Advice

Everybody likes to get something for free and here’s a huge collection of free manuals for you to download. I have not had a chance to review all of them so I can’t say that everything they suggest is accurate. Many of them are hundreds of pages long, so take your time reviewing them and making note of the books or pages in books that you may want to print out.

Urban Preparation Kit, Part 1, On Body Kit

Traps and Snares

Wilderness Survival Skills

Surviving Terrorism

Wilderness Survival

Survival Water Purification

Preserving Game Meats

Nuclear War Survival Skills

How to Build a Debris Hut

HHS Pandemic Influenza Plan

Combat Survival Evasion

Cold Weather Survival: A Way of Life

Cold Weather Survival

Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making

Alpine Living for SAR

Aids to Survival



Survival In Cold Weather Areas

Survival, Evasion and Recovery

NEWER US Army Survival Manual

Marines Individual Terrorism Survival

USMC Winter Survival Course

Wilderness Evasion: A Guide to Hiding Out and Eluding Pursuit in Remote Areas

USMC Summer Survival Course

Free Manuals on Edible & Medicinal Plants

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants Volume 2

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants Volume 3

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants Volume 4

Useful Wild Plants of the United States and Canada

Survival Medicine

Survival: How to Make Herbal Preparations

Edible Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants in Folk Tradition

PDR for Herbal Medicines

Healing Pets With Alternative Medicine

Ethnobotany of the Forest Indians

Edible Wild Plants

Edible and Medicinal Plants

Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herb Craft

A Taste of Heritage: Crow Indian Recipes & Herbal Medicine

Common Edible Mushrooms — Be careful here.…

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Free First-Aid Manuals

image: injured boy, first-aid kit, mom with first-aid kitHere is another batch of free manuals you can download.  I don’t know about you but I am having trouble deciding which ones to print.  Hard copies are always best.  I will recommend you print all the medical books.  As far as the others, I am not sure.  It takes some time to review them.

One idea that I had, is that maybe we could share the work.  If you are familiar with a book or review one and think it is worth printing let the rest of us know.  The same if you think it is a waste of time.…

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Free Manuals: Military Manuals & Books About Knot-Tying

Here are some free downloads of various books on knots and military manuals that you may find useful. You may want to consider downloading them to an older laptop and sticking it in a Faraday Bag. This will let you keep them handy, even in a worst-case scenario, without the expense of printing them.


Essential Fishing Knots

Pioneering Knots and Lashings


Knots, Splices, Attachments and Ladders

Knots, Splices and Rope Work


Free military manuals

Arctic SubArctic SurvivalB-GL-323-003-FP-001

Basic Food Preparation

Canadian Military Field Craft

Marine Land Navigation

Mountain Operations FM3976

Pressure Points Military Hand to Hand Combat Guide

TC 31 – Special Forces Caching Techniques 

Terrain Analysis

Topographic Operations

US Army fm31 70 Basic Cold Weather Manual

US Army Combatives hand to hand combat FM-325-150

US Army Field Manual FM 3-19.15,

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Free Preparedness Manuals

hunting manual

Here are some additional free downloads of various preparedness manuals.  Many of these are older books and I have not had the time to review them.  Use the information in them at your own discretion.

Hope these preparedness manuals will be useful to you.




Solar Dehydrator.PDF  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KOThkZTU4NjctMTJhMi00NGE3LTlmN2QtYmZlYzQ4YTkwZTkw/edit

SmallScale-Food-Drying-Technologies  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KYzRiYjRhYzUtMTcyMC00NTI5LWJlOWUtZTk5MDcwYmQwNzlm/edit

Preserving-Food-Drying-Fruits-And-Vegetables-  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KNzNkNzU0NzAtZWU3NC00NTVlLThhNTMtYTcxYjIzMDA2MTli/edit

Guide 6, Preparing and Canning Fermented Foods and Pickled Veg  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KODViZmYwZDEtOWE0OC00ZGJjLTgxZTItODMyMzllNGYwMzk4/edit

Practical Guide to Free Energy DEVICES  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KNzlmZmFhZGEtOWZkYy00NDJlLWI5ZDktM2JlYjhmOGQwMmE5/edit

Native-Berry-Recipes  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KMmM5OTk4NzQtYzY4OC00OTFlLWJhOGYtOThmMDEwMzk2M2Mz/edit

Metal-Forming(2).pdf  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KY2YzNDNhOTUtMDYzMC00OGUwLTlkNTEtNTdhZTliZWJhZWRm/edit

Making-your-own-Desiccant-Packs-for-longterm-firearm-storage  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KMDNiMjMwNzUtNDRhYS00ZDMyLThkM2EtNzAyNjgzOTk4NzZm/edit

Joy of Canning  https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B6Swa8Pwy-0KMzQxNzM4NGItYThiOC00ZDZlLThmYWQtZjMyYjJjNzM4MTBk

Jerky-Recipes.pdf  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KNzFmNzUyM2QtMDdlMy00NDYwLTg2Y2UtYTI2MzNjNjhhNzc2/edit

Jerky.pdf  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KZjkzZGU3ZWEtOWIxOC00ZDJmLTg1OWItYjJiYzRkZGMzNzkz/edit

Indian-Food-Recipes  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KMzY3MjZlMzAtMDA5ZC00OWQ4LTg5ZDQtZjA4ZWUxZTlkNDI5/edit

Hunting-With-a-Bow-and-Arrow  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KNjcxZmFmNmYtZmViNS00NDk1LWI1YTgtYjJhYjMyZjJmMjM3/edit

How to make common things  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KOWZjMTQyN2ItMjExNS00ZThjLWI0ZjctYTFkMDFmYzBiMjBm/edit

How-to-Make-a-Plastic-Covered-Solar-Still.pdf  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KZGQxNTY4NDYtYzMwMS00YzhhLTk5NTAtMmFlYzZiZDBhODI0/edit

How-to-Build-a-Solar-Food-Dryer  https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Swa8Pwy-0KNjAzMTUwNmMtZDc4ZS00NWYwLWIyYmItMWZiMmQwNjMxYzAx/edit

How-to-Build-a-Solar-Crop-Dryer.pdf  …

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