Click here for the PDF Version of NWSS. Nuclear War Survival Skills. Updated and Expanded. Edition. Cresson H. Kearny. With Foreword by Dr. Edward. Cresson Kearny, an inventor and specialist in jungle warfare who wrote a best- selling manual on surviving a nuclear attack, died on Dec. Cresson H. Kearny (pronounced Carney) was an inventor, author, and expert on civil defense and preparation for nuclear disaster. His work included published.

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He narrowly evaded capture by the Japanese while there. Low to High Price: In he took a position doing civil defense research with the Hudson Institute.

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Male Race or Ethnicity: And RemediesOregon Institutep. It can be seen throughout his work, that knowledge is the key to survival.

Instructions for Six Expedient Fallout Shelters. While there he carried out research into what would become his most famous work; a guidebook to Nuclear War Survival Skills. Nuclear War Survival Skills.

Free online book – Nuclear War Survival Skills

Kearny regarded fire as one of the most-dangerous hazards in a nuclear event — a direct blast and radiation being the worst. Providing Improved Ventalation and Light. With regard to food, Kearny recommended a basic vegetarian diet.

During the Vietnam WarKearny served crsson a civilian advisor to the U. InKearny went on active duty as an infantry reserve lieutenant in the United States Army.

Other critics claimed it was impossible to give good advice about what to do regarding a nuclear fallout as it had never been experienced.


After contracting a serious viral disease during that campaignhe was bedridden for many months and partially crippled for several years. After a long convalescence, he retired from active duty with the U.

Cresson Kearny had been a star pupil at the Texas Military Institute in the s before attending Princeton University and graduating with a civil engineering degree. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Kearny explained how to build a shelter properly and provided designs for six different kinds of earth-covered ones.

Kearny’s additions to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory original edition are the only parts covered by this copyright, and are printed in this type print to distinguish these additions from the original uncopyrighted parts. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

May Willacy Eskridge Kearny m. He volunteered to work in the Office of Strategic Services, as a demolition specialist in southern China. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He then explained how much water was needed he listed four to five quarts for drinking. This book is in the public domain and is available for purchase, as well as free download online, from the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.

As a geologist, he had worked in the Peruvian Andes and the Orinoco jungles of Venezuela. He gave advice on how to store, transport and purify water for drinking, and also how to store large quantities of water for later use. Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine, P. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.


He won a Rhodes Scholarship and went on to earn crfsson degrees in geology at the University of Oxford. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Improvised Clothing and Protective Items. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Please try your request again later. Another of his inventions was the Kearny fallout meter, a radiation monitor constructed from household items with very little skill needed. Kearny pronounced Carney was an inventor, author, and expert on civil defense and preparation for nuclear disaster.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Nuclear War Survival Skills. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In a New York Times obituary, his daughter Stephanie commented: It was very optimistic at how likely survival was in a nuclear war.

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Learn more at Author Central. From Cdesson, the free encyclopedia. He also made improvements to many other Army items including the Panama-soled jungle boot and the M Machete. Shelter Sanitation cressson Preventive Kkearny. Retrieved from ” https: Right up until his death, Kearny stressed the importance of a nuclear fallout plan. Available for download now.