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December 3, 1953
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Approved For Release 2005/07/13 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003200320002-9 CLASSIFICATION ` :r''CR ,T. JOU NTRY - TOPIC cast Geri:any 25X1 ------REPORT rilitary Information fror: the Koenigsbrueck Troop Training Grounds VALUATION "+ATE OF CONTENI ,ATE OBTAINED EFERENCES_ 25X1 L~ 25X1 DATE PREPARED 'AGES ENCLOSURES (Na. & TYPE) 'EMARKS_ 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 54 B !- 4 54 B ew 9 3 T ft 9 l :r Ur 3 troops empty troop:3 n 690 hi fuel 25X1 3 December 11,153 Frankfurt/Oder Koenigshrueok Frankfurt/Oder n Strasegraebcher.L Koenigsbrueck Schriorkau Brest Litovsk Klotzsche Schn,or kau Koenigabrueck Radebeul-East '4 t S;SIF3CAT'0 N 1, On 23 October 1953, the Nachrichten Schule, Koenigsbrueck, was occupied by about 500 to 600 troops, mostly wearing red-bordered.- black epaulets with tank .insignia, Only little activity was observed in the quartering trucks. were in the barracksyarda `ca. At, about 6 pm . , about 30 troope left the installation. About 6O ops engaged in phusical training in the barracks yard. 20 On 23 9atcrbery the AltesLager was occupied as previously. Five piles of arunuunition boxes and fuel drums were seen in the barracks area and 18 On 23 ectoberr, Neuss Lager was occupied and intensive ehicular traffic was observed October and 9 Novenber included : Troop trains observed at the Koenig thrueck railroad station bet*en 31 T - tank car P - boxcar 54 B October 31 25X1 -PLACE OBTAINED Number and Load Tye of Cars Approved For Release 2005/07/13 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003200320002-9 Approved For Release 2005/07/13 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003200320002-9 SECRET, 25X1 Between 2 and 10 November, 120 to 200 recruits were daily observed in Neues Lager, receiving basic training. On 2 November, 30 troops received advanced combat training; on 6 Novenber, 3 trucks and 12 motorcycles engaged in cross-country driving and, on 9 November, 30 troops practiced airing, 25X1 25X1 6. On 13 November, the Nachrichten Schule was occupied by about 800 troopa 25X1 wearing red-bordered black epaulets. About 30 T-34 and/or T-34/85 tanks and about 20 x 37-mm and 76-r= AA guns were observed in the quartering area. At 8:25 a.m.. on 7 November, T-34 tanks F- I 25X1 I hleft the installation toward Bohra n On 9 November, about 80 recruits received basic training. 1 25X1 25X1 On 13 November, Altes Lager was occupied by about 120 troops wearing red- bordered black epaulets and a guard detail of 21 troops wearing red-bordered black epaulets and coning from Neues Lager. 8, Between 2 and 13 November, T-34 or. T-34/F5 tanks almost daily engaged in driving practice; in the Aue area, while 3.20 to 200 troops wearing :red bordered black epaulets received field training. On 5 days, an undetermined number of trope engaged in firing practice. 25X1 1. Comment, The 44th Gds Tank Re - is again confirmed in the Nachrichten 25X1 Schule the AA guns reported presuma y one to the 4t Gas AAA Div 25X1 station in Neues Lager. It appears doubtfa.l whether an A,pA unit Is permanently stationed in the Nachrichten Schule, as the :installation is 25X1 believed to be occupied almost to capacity ?by the tank regiment, the 270th Gds Yort Regt and the unidentified tank training battalion of the :11th Gds Tank Div. 25X1 2. Cas- ent. Fuel and ammunition are stared in Altes Lager as previously, 33. Comment, In addition to the 4th Gds AAA Div, the unidentified artillery brigade of the let Gds rtecz Div is carried in Neues Lager. However, no recent confirmation of these units has been received, 25X1 4e LLJ? Comrent r The three trains from Frankfurt/Oder fairly definitely carried recruits from the USSR to the area of the First '-Me Meoz Army. However, the shipments cannot yet be confirmed by reUorts on transportation. SECRETE Approved For Release 2005/07/13 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003200320002-9