Features of Organization of Medical Supplies of Red Army during Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945

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Voronkov O.V., Shevchenko L.I., Kipor G.V.


All-Russian Centre for Disaster Medicine Zashchita of Federal Medical Biological Agency, Moscow, Russian Federation

UDC 614.88:615: ”1941/1945”

Pp. 22-27


Abstract. The General characteristics of the organization of medical supply of the Red Army during the Great Patriotic War are given. The article analyzes the damage caused to the military medical service and pharmaceutical industry at the beginning of the war because of a sudden attack by Nazi Germany. The article presents the measures taken by the Chief military sanitary Department of the Red Army to provide the active army with medical equipment. The favorable situation for military medical supplies that developed by the end of the war and its importance for medical support of military operations was noted.


Keywords: Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, medical service, medical supply, medicines, mobilization reserve, Red Army, sanitary warehouse, set of medical goods


For citation: Voronkov O.V., Shevchenko L.I., Kipor G.V. Features of Organization of Medical Supplies of Red Army during Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Meditsina katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2020; 3: 22-27 (In Russ.).




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The material was received 16.03.20; the article after peer review procedure 17.04.20; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 09.09.20