Civil defense

Self-defence group

Protection of lives and property of citizens, as well as the national property was supposed to be based on properly trained civilians connected with one another by the place of residence or workplace. In residential buildings and workplaces, for every 500-1,000 people there was one self-defence group whose basic duties included:

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A basic self-defence group was composed of teams for:

On the area of large workplaces, self-defence groups were usually much more developed, additional sections were created such as: veterinary, plant protection, social care or propaganda and information services.

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History of civil defence and shelter building after 1945

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