Army Field Manual FM 31-70 (Basic Cold Weather Manual) by The United States Army

By The United States Army

"This guide is designed to organize the person soldier and small unit commander to behavior army operations for prolonged classes of time below the main serious and ranging chilly climate weather conditions. The doctrine and methods within the handbook are appropriate in any quarter that has chilly climate and snow with their accompanying operational difficulties. Troops thoroughly proficient during this doctrine and those suggestions might be in a position to struggle; dwell; and circulate in any chilly climate zone of the world."-From the advent.

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Snow Cave a. Location. A snow cave (figs. 3-15 and 3-16) can be used as an improvised shelter in the open areas where deep and compacted snow bOrE ill HVE1 I $t %—• fO:i \o. tw E—4 iwuur1 I IJ AAI Li #11.. 1 \ e PLAN Figure 3-16. Snow cave for sixteen men. AGO 8641A ( LMO I'4E11 is available. Normally, a suitable site is located on the lee side of a steep ridge or riverbank wher drifted snow accumulates in unusual depths. b. Basic Construction Principles. Basic principles for construction of all snow caves are as follows: (1) The tunnel entrance must give access to the lowest level of the chamber, which is the bottom of the pit where cooking is done and equipment is stored.

Snow Wall In open terrain with snow and ice, a snow wall (fig. 3-13) may be constructed for protection from strong winds. Blocks of compact snow or ice are used to form a windbreak. — *IO DI1IOI — / '—W / -I çrq 8OS( Stctfl• 3-19. Snow Hole A snow hole (fig. 3-14) provides shelter quickly. It is constructed by burrowing into a biOM ekSYIICHE3 dttu. %1 b. Fallen Tree Shelter. An emergency shelter for one man can be constructed by cutting down a coniferous tree at a point about one meter (3') from the ground.

They should not be dressed or cut up with bare hands because of the danger of contracting tularemia (rabbit fever) from contact with the raw flesh. Completely cooked flesh is safe to handle and eat. i. Marmots. Marmots are woodchuck-like animals that live above the treeline in the mountains. They are excellent food, especially in late summer when they are very fat. The hunter should wait until the marmot moves away from his den before shooting or he may fall into his burrow. j. Porcupines, Beavers, and Muskrats.

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