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July 13, 1953
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Approved For Release 2002/07/15 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001700770006-3 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT SECRET SECURITY INFORMAYON COUNTRY East Germany SUBJECT Soviet OB Summary 25X1A PLACE ACQUIRED 25X1X 25X1A D 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. 25X1A 13 July 1953 NO. OF PAGES 3 REQUIREMENT NO. RD On 4 Juiyf 7 x 85 mm. AA guns, 350 soldiers wearing red-bordered black epaulets, and 22 trucks of the 13th. AA Division, coming from Nohra Airfield, and 12 x 85 mm. AA guns, 4 x 37 mm. AA guns, 350 soldiers wearing red-bordered black epaulets,, and 22 trucks coming from the Flak Kaserne, were entrained in Weimar. The train left in the direction of Halle-Leipzig. 2. On 6 July,, two troop trains loaded with 16 x 76.2 mm. AA guns, it x 22 mm. AA guns, personnel wearing red-bordered black epaulets, and 39 trucks of the 8th Guards Army, passed through Guesten bound toward Sangerhausen.l 25X1A On 2 July, troop, trains carrying about 40 trucks, amphibious vehicles, motorcycles, motor vehicles and personnel of the 4th Guards Mechanized Army passed through Eberswalde toward the North.2 On 8 July, AAA. units and billeting equipment were loaded onto two trains at the Fuerstenwalde railroad station. The units came from the local airfield.3 On 9 July, 21 T-34 tanks of the 53rd Guards Tank Regiment of the 6th Guards Tank Division, 10 armored scout cars and motor vehicles of the division were entrained at the Wittenberg freight station for dispatch toward Jueterbog4 SECRET STATE ARMY NAVY AIR FBI {1 i (Note: Washington Distribution Indicated By "X"; Field Distribution By "#".) Approved For Release 2002/07/15 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001700770006-3 Approved For Release 2002/07/15 : CIA-RDP80-00810A001700770006-3 25X1A SECRET 25X1 A- 6, Polish and German railroad men reported: that the Soviet Blue Express was derailed bsr by Polish partisans near Warsaw on 21 June. After 8 July, the Blue Express was rerouted. via Frankfurt/doer - K.uestria (.Kostrzyn). 25X1 X 25X1 X I train ,which was derailed by partisans near the bridge over 25X1X the Vistula. River at Ma,rienburg, was pushed into the river. There were allegedly 300 fatalities. n Frankfurt/Oder that a Soviet leave train operating between Frankfurt and Brest had been derailed by partisans on 28 June. The relief train sent to the place of accident from Frankfurt/Oder allegedly returned with only 4O survivors. Soviet dependents have been returned by leave trains t o Russia: since 161 June. On 27 June, three trains with airforce personnel, motor vehicles and equipment were observed passing through Frankfurt/Oiler bound 25X1A for Brest. On 29 June, one such train was observed.5 ~. New allocations amounting to 65 million eastmarks for the completion of construction projects in the area of Armeegruppe NQrdost (sic) by the Bau. Union Nordost have been granted by the East German Ministry of the Interior. Bau Union Kueste and Bau Union. Nord. will. be deactivated. The following numbers of railroad cars were made available at Rummelsburg for loading operations at Werneuchen: 24 June, 14 converted boxcars, 17 boxcars, 20 flat- ear's- 2 kitchen cars- 25 June, 6 converted boxcars, 1.9 boxcars, 27 flatcars, 1 kitchen car; 26 June., 10 converged boxcars,- 20 boxcars, 12 flatcars, 2 kitchen cars; 29 June, 15 converted boxcars, 14 boxcars, 34 flatcars, 1 kitchen car.6 94 The following loaded trains were dispatched from Werneuchen toward Guben: 27 June, 20 converted boxcars,, 19 flatcsrs9 l.gondola car, 2 kitchen cars; 28 June,, 15 converted boxcars, 34 flatcars; 29 June, 15 converted boxcars, 22 boxcars,, 10 flatcars, 2 kitchen cars, The last two trains were dispatched to Dowel,. 6 25X1fifi On 10 July, only a guard detail was at the Welzow Airfield.7 F-~1. The stand-by status at the VPL Cottbus was lifted on 1 July. The unit is no longer restricted to quarters 25X1A Commen it is believed that the shipments observed involved AAA units of the 8th Guards Army which returned from training grounds. The shipment possibly involved. one engineer unit of the 4th Guards Mechanized which entrained at Templi.n. on 9 June for return to permanent stations. it is believed. that the light AAA units of the 63rd AAA Division were moved firing pr ac-tic-es to Jueterbog,. SECRET Approved For Release 2002/07/15 CIA-RDP80-00810A001700770006-3 Approved For Release 2002/07/15 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001700770006-3 25X1A 4tit ns ixr. aired: elements of the 52nd Guards Tank Regiment which ra t tip Yer"der'-. keu he .ue press via Xuestrin after 6 July has already been 25X1A hi;p nts carried elements of two bomber regiments previously stationed tzchen Others ees =firm that no IL-2811s: were stationed c ht We uehen Ln earI July< ' : be a that this regiment m rved. from East Germany together with the l,ments at Werneuchen and probably also at Brand. 0#ttbaa: was alerted. in, Conn..ection with the unrest in East Germany. SVMM Approved For Release 2002/07/15 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA001700770006-3