Thermal Insulation of the Clothing 2nd Royal Hungarian Army in Winter Campaign in the Light of Thermal Manikin Measurements

2014 Acta Polytechnica Hungarica  
This paper proposes to give a brief summary of thermal comfort of soldiers of the 2 nd Royal Hungarian Army in Winter Campaign, at the River Don in 1943, and call attention to the importance of the proper clothing and the thermal sensation measured by thermal manikin. The soldiers in the proper sense of heat insulating garments affected no cold, and the effects of climatic factors were also reduced. The 2 nd Hungarian Army in the Winter Campaign and military organization has been assigned to
more » ... y difficult major tasks. Neither the desired equipment nor the clothing arrived as needed due to the overload of railways. The large number of freeze damage is also due to the clothing of soldiers, according also to that our results did not meet the criteria of the extreme variability of the weather conditions and the thermal comfort.
doi:10.12700/aph.11.07.2014.07.12 fatcat:hrds35acframrbserocafoi77e