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September 26, 1953
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Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2013/04/11: CIA-RDP80-00810A002500130009-4 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT SECRET SECURITY INFORMATION 50X1-HUM This Document contains information affecting the Na- tional Defenso of the United States, within the mean- ing of Title 18, !Motions 793 and 704,0? the UAL Code, as amended. Its transmission or revelation of its oentent,4 to or receipt by an unauthorised person is prohibited by law, The reproduction of this form Is prohibited. 50X1-HUM COUNTRY East Germany SUBJECT DATE OF INFO, PLACE ACQUIRED Troop Rotation REPORT DATE DISTR. 26 September 1953 NO, OF PAGES 1 REQUIREMENT NO. RD THI SOURCI EVALUATIONS' IN THIS REPORT AM DIPINITIVII, MI APPRAISAL OP CONTINT IS TINTATIVI. (FOR KIFF SU IIIVERSI) 50X1-HUM 50X1-HUM 1. Two trains occupied by young soldiers were detrained at Weiner, one on 12 and the other on 14 September. Pour trains with young, unarmed soldiers were sild'to have been detrained at Weimar between 1 and 6 September. 2i Several shipments of recruit' passed through Lusbben, enroute toward Berlin, between $ and 10 September. 3. On 15 September. 200 to 300 trams and eauinment were loaded on 20 boxcars in Wensdorf, a train consisting of one converted 50X1-HUM boxcar and 13 boxcars moved from Wuensdorf toward the border on 15 September. 4. On 16 September, a train composed of 20 boxcars and 11 passenger oars occupied by troops passed through Frankfurt/Oder, enroute from Eberswalde toward Brest- Litovsk. 5. An uprise trains assumed to have come from Brest-Litovak, arrived at Neubrandenburg on 16 September. About 240 troops with blue epauleti detrained from four cars. Six oars proceeded toward Demmin. 6. An express train with about 170 ioviet Air Force officers passed through Stralsund during the night of 16 September. The train cams from Damgarten and proceeded towardeFrankfUrt/Oder. 7. Railroad Subdistrict No. 1 was ordered to move SO transitworthy converted boxcars to Frankfurt/Oder on 23 September. 50X1-HUM [0cmments The order issued by the Sovist,Defenee Minister on 5 September is expected to result in the dismissal of the personnel of the 1930 and 1931 classes. There will a reduction in strength which cannot be made up by the induction of .the 1934 class and the deferred men of the older ?lasses. The above reports are the first indioation of the arrival of new troops. Since the number of these arrivals has thus far been small, it is believed that no large 'seals exchange movement has as yet been started. It is expected that !Mir' exchange will start only upon the ,!oompletion of the fall maneuvers. No shipments of personnel have as yet been registered at the border crossing points. SECRET STATE #x ARMY #x NAVY X AIR Not*: Washington Distribution Indicated By "X"; Field Distribution By "*".) 50X1-HUM Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2013/04/11: CIA-RDP80-00810A002500130009-4