Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Looking For: "The Bluejacket's Manual"
Looking For: "The Bluejacket's Manual"
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 09:39:31 -0400
Steve Cobb wrote (in part):
> Subject: Re: Friction fire starting
> > The best instructions that I have ever seen come from a book by
> >Angier titled "How To Stay Alive In The Woods". Was originally titled as
> >"Living Off The Country". My copy is Copywrited 1956.
...which made me think of useful "survival" books when I was growing up.
My recollection is that side by side with my BSA Field Book (in the
I used the "Bluejacket's Manual". No, I wasn't a Sea Explorer, but many
of the skills were transferrable. Any of you Navy types know whether
it's still G.I.?