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    Posted 1 year ago

    fortapache
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    This Scout Field Book is from 1944. I think the difference between this and the usual Boy Scout Handbook is there is more emphasis on the out of doors and a bit less about being a scout ie citizenship and the scouting ranks although there is still a bit in this book. Unlike the last book I posted from 1942 this one has photos instead of illustrations.
    There are many sections on flora and fauna but I picked a few at semi-random and ended up with these. Photo #2 features signaling with the semaphore flags for when their is no cell phone signal.
    Photo #3 features many of the fun accessories. The axes and collapsible shovel looks like fun.
    Wrapping it up is the first aid section. Includes a photo/diagram of the major arteries and where to apply tourniquets. Also handy for defending oneself against rouge scout if needed.

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    Comments

    1. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 1 year ago
      Nice. You're correct, photos are very unusual. First Scout book I've seen with them.
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 1 year ago
      Well, maybe the Merit Badge pamphlets may have had photos, but this is the first big book/handbook I've seen.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Thank you very much Toyrebel. One may also note it does not have a Norman Rockwell cover.
    4. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Thank you
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    5. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Thank you
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    6. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Thank you
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    7. fortapache fortapache, 1 year ago
      Thank you SEAN68.

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