Local air defense: ensuring of population safety during the Great Patriotic War

Authors

  • Vitaliy A. Khrokolov State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6577-4061
  • Mikhail N. Subbotin State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25 https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0071-8867

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33408/2519-237X.2020.4-3.338

Keywords:

local air defense, war, protective structures, air attack, emergency recovery work, emergency rescue work, fire, civil defense

Abstract

Purpose. Analysis of the state of the local air defense system (hereinafter – LAD) on the eve of and during the Great Patriotic War, the study of the role of air defense in ensuring the protection of civilians during the war.

Methods. General scientific research methods: analysis and synthesis, comparison and generalization.

Findings. The prerequisites for the occurrence of LAD are clarified, the development process of the LAD on the eve and in the years of the Great Patriotic War is specified, the activity of the LAD to protect the population from the dangers from the conduct of hostilities and as a result of them is specified, the role of the LAD in restoring the national economy is determined.

Application field of research. The results can be used during the training of specialists in the field of protection against emergencies, as well as to familiarize them with the activities of LAD during the Great Patriotic War and its role in the development of civil defense.

Author Biographies

Vitaliy A. Khrokolov, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25

Chair of Emergency Management, Senior Lecturer

Mikhail N. Subbotin, State Educational Establishment «University of Сivil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus»; 220118, Belarus, Minsk, ul. Mashinostroiteley, 25

Chair of Civil Protection, Professor; PhD in Military Sciences, Associate Professor

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Published

2020-07-20

How to Cite

Khrokolov В. А. and Subbotin М. Н. (2020) “Local air defense: ensuring of population safety during the Great Patriotic War”, Journal of Civil Protection, 4(3), pp. 338–345. doi: 10.33408/2519-237X.2020.4-3.338.