U.S. Army: 30 Handy Flamethrower Recipes is a skill book in .
Reading this book raises the player's
Big Guns skill by 1, or by 2 with the Comprehension perk.
Closest map marker Location description
Anchorage Memorial In the Anchorage Memorial Service Entrance, in the Utility Room. It requires a repair skill of 95 or only a repair skill of 35 with the door component from the Facility.
Arlington Cemetery North In the Arlington Utility tunnels. From Arlington Cemetery north, go up a set of stairs on the left then right at the top. It's on a shelf on the right side of the room.
Falls Church station On a chair inside an open container on the way to the Arlington Cemetery exit.
Bethesda Ruins In Bethesda Offices East, on a raider with a flamer normally on the top floor. (Respawns every 73 'game time' hours.)
Capitol Building In Capitol Building West Entrance, on a table in the dome, where you fight the super mutant behemoth; this one is likely to have been knocked off in the firefight.
Corvega Factory In a truck to the south.
Dupont Northeast Found in the Sunken Sewers on a locked safe (average).
Evergreen Mills Second room in the southern shack, on a bookshelf.
Fairfax Ruins In the car dealership building to the east, on the upper level where there are smaller, ruined vehicles. You need to jump onto the coffee table in the corner to get to there. Its on a generator.
Falls Church/Mason Dst Metro In Franklin Metro Utility, through an underwater section of the subway tunnels near a lot of radiation. Can also be reached from the subway entrance next to Hubris Comics
Farragut West Metro Station Bottom of the room with the ghouls, behind a locked door (average).
Five Axles Rest Stop In the truck that serves as the main raider lair.
Georgetown east In La Maison Beauregard, on the floor beside a desk with a cash register on your left when you enter the lobby.
Grisly Diner In the bus to the north.
Jury Street Metro Station In a truck located at the mid-point between Jury Street Metro Station and VAPL-84 Power Station.
L'Enfant Plaza In L'Enfant, northeast corner, in is a small camp underneath a partially-collapsed overpass.
Little Lamplight In Murder Pass, in the southwestern most tunnel.
National Guard depot In the armory, next to Experimental M.I.R.V.
Nuka-Cola Plant To the north on a table in Dot's Diner.
Reclining Groves Resort Homes On a hill to the north-northeast, directly northeast of the scavenger's barn, amongst a heap of tin cans.
Red Racer Factory In a raider camp, located in a dead-end alley to the east. It is at the foot of the bed.
Scrapyard In an ammunition container in the burned out bus near the red railroad car. You can get the key from the random encounter " More Than Just Scrap", or you can just pick the lock (hard).
Takoma Motor In the auto shop by Takoma Industrial, just watch out for the behemoth right outside.
VAPL-58 Power Station On the roof.
Wheaton Armory In a room full of weapons on the bottom floor behind a very hard door or a very hard terminal.
It is possible to obtain infinite copies of the book because of a
raider in the Bethesda East offices who respawns every 73 "game time" hours. This resets his inventory and the book can be taken from him multiple times. An image of this book is copied onto a slide for the
. The slide's identifying number is VDSG Plate #619-58. Vault Dweller's Survival Guide It is likely that "recipes" is an analogy to combat tactics involving the flamer, presented in a humorous format of a cookbook.
This is the only skill book that is unique to , as it is not present in earlier games and does not return in Fallout 3 , due to the Fallout: New Vegas Big Guns skill being collapsed into Guns and replaced by Survival.