Renowned survival expert and decorated Navy SEAL, Don Mann has trained Navy SEALs in Desert, Jungle, Arctic, Mountain, Sea and Urban Survival. He was a Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (SERE) school honor graduate and a SERE / POW Program Director. He has also trained elite athletes to compete in some of the world’s most grueling multi-day extreme adventure competitions. As an athlete he has summited mountains in Africa, Alaska, Ecuador, Ethiopian Highlands, Grand Tetons, Himalayas, Mexico, Rockies, South East Asia, White Mountains and Yosemite and has competed in multi-day expeditions around the world in some of the world’s harshest terrain.
With over 35 years experience in living, training and teaching survival, Don Mann is considered one of the country’s most experienced and qualified survival instructors.
As the elite of the military elite, U.S. Navy SEALs know that they can be deployed anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. Whether in a temperate, tropical, arctic, or subarctic region, they might find themselves alone in a remote area with little or no personal gear. In The U.S. Navy SEAL Survival Handbook, decorated Navy SEAL Team Six member Don Mann provides a definitive survival resource. From basic camp craft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, it is an essential resource for all outdoors people. Complete with 150 color photographs, this comprehensive guide includes life-saving information on:
- Making weapons and tools
- Finding water
- Wildlife for food
- Making shelters
- Sea survival
- And much more
Don Mann’s impressive military biography includes corpsman; SEAL Special Operations technician; and Survival, Evade, Resistance, and Escape instructor to name a few. He has been profiled in the pages of Sports Illustrated, the Wall Street Journal, Men’s Fitness, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, Fortune, Forbes, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Ralph Pezzullo is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and journalist. His books include Jawbreaker (with CIA operative Gary Berntsen). He lives in Los Angeles, California.
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