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July 6, 1953
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Approved For Release 2005/08/18 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001700120002-8 25X1 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT COUNTRY East Germany 25X1 DATE OF INFO. 25X1 PLACE ACQUIRED This Document contains information affecting the Na- tional Defense of the United States, within the mean- ing of Title 18, Sections 793 and 794, of the U.S. Code, as amended. Its transmission or revelation of its contents to or receipt by an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. The reproduction of this form is prohibited. REPORT NO. DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. 6 July 1953 1. On 28, 29, 30 June eac h one train composed of boxcars and flatcars was dispatched to the USSR from Altes Lager in Jueterbog. 25X1 25X1 Soviet Troop Movements from Past Germany to Poland vacated on .1 July. 25X1 Schoenefeld Airfield was beginning on 28 June units stationed at Werneuchen Airfield were transferred. 25X1 Two trains carrying covered loads which tained aircraft were dispatched from Frankfurt/Oder to Brest-Litovsk. 25X1 C. the Werneuchen railroad s.ation was barred to all civilian goods traffic 25X1 L.6 military trains would have to be dispatched for the Soviets by 6 July. 25X1 riots instigated by the --i- underground movement occi;rredin Poland. The Vistula Bridge at Thorn allegedly was blasted. STATE ARMYx l INAVY X AIR #x FBI AEC u (Note: Washington Distribution Indicated By "X"; Field Distribution By "#".) Approved For Release 2005/08/18 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001700120002-8 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 !4. 25X1 6. 25X1 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/08/18 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA00170012 SECRET beginning on 21 June Soviet military trains continuously moved to Poland from East Germany. Soviet units stationed in Poland allegedly were unable to quell the riots. cated by 30 June. Units stationed there allegedly were to be trans- ferred to Poland. AA guns stationed at the airfield allegedly were also loaded for Poland on 28 June. Soviet units were shipped away from the Berlin area to quell riots in Poland. Martial law allegedly was proclaimed at Breslau. On 2 July the railroad bridge across the Oder River in Frankfurt/Oder was guarded by Soviet sentries. Soviet troops with trucks were daily loaded on to barges and shipped toward Kuestrin. Comment- One division headquarters and two bomber regiments were stationed at Werneuchen. bomber units of the 24th Air Army on 21 June. About 12 trains could transport the ground units stationed at Werneuchen. IL-28 planes would probably transfer by air rather than rail. Should riots actually have occurred in Poland, the employment of troop i.mits stationed in East Germany is more probable than the employment of troops from the USSR, especially as the Soviet command will probably try to avoid bringing still non-indoctrinated troop units from the interior of Russia into contact with a rioting satellite popu- lation SECRET 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/08/18 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001700120002-8