The saw (30, fig. 2-1) has a wire saw blade with two finger grip rings for using and
has finger screws to adjust the saw blade. When using the saw, keep the blade taut
by pulling on one arm as the other arm pulls the blade for cutting. Then reverse the
arm action. Use short strokes. If the blade breaks, unscrew the finger grip on the
shortest piece and insert the longest piece In the slot. Tighten the thumb screw and
2-29. Blanket, Combat Casualty.
In cold/freezing weather do not put blanket next to body .
It will cause you to sweat and possibly freeze.
The blanket (31, fig. 2-1) is a versatile piece of survival gear having a multiplicity of
uses in an emergency situation, some of which are:
A protective ground cloth for sleeping and sitting. (Protects from wetness and
dampness; some Insulation Is given If folded several times.)