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Approved For. Release. 2005/12/05: CIA-RDP80-0081OA003300180006-0 ~..~.~.~ -H...~~. CLASSIFICATION SFC`IL+'T/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICI?~L.S ONLY S. E....~,~., ~m...,_~~..._.._~...~.a.C ~ ...~. COUNTRY _._.~. Soviet Troop Trains TOPIC 25X1 EVALUATIOi_ I DATE OF CONTENTS DATE OBTAINS REFERENCES- PAGES REI4ARKS 25X1 _ -25X1 __ -DATE PREPARED y r xsecern~1er a ~a - PLACE OBTAI N ED...._~ _25X1. ENCLOSURES (NO. a. TYPE)---- 25X1 25X 25X1 CB ~- Converted boxes 13 Boxcar 1. hutt'e_trains with military personnel. ala Kuestrlrr 25X1 between 3.4 November and I December 1953: Date Westbound. Number of Gars 14F November 54 B 16 53 B 17 53 B 18 53 B 50 B 19 56 B 20 54 B 21 53 B 57 B 23 54 B 24 54 B 26 57 B 27 54 B 28 57 B 1 December 57 B Eastbound. It., November 54 B 15 56 B 16 54 B 17 53 B 18 53 B CLASSIFICA-PO1 SECF.ET/COITI'ROL -- U.S. OFFICIALS ONL'Y' 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/12/05 : CIA-RDP80-00810A003300180006-0 Approved For Release 2005/12/05 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003300180006-0 SECRET/CONTROL U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY 19 November 20 21 22 25 27 54 B 54 B 57 B 54 B 57 B 53 B 0 Shuttle-trains with rii? it*y personnel 0 between 24 November and 2 December included: Sate Number of Er-om To Cars 54 B Jueterbog Franikfurt/Cder 56 B Weimar Y-uestrtn 56 13 Kuestrin Weimar 54 B Frank--curt/Oder Dresden 55 B It Weimar 0 25 54 B Guben Magdeburg 26 55 B it Weimar 54 B Jueterbog Frankfurt/Oder 54 B Kuestrin Jueterbog 54 B Magdeburg` Ko1 54 B Chemnitz Kuestrin 54 B Efurt Fra .kfurt/Oder 28 54 B Magdeburg Brest Litovsk 55 B Gubei Chemnitz 29 Brest Litovsk Altengrabow 54. B Guben Dresden 54 B Kuestrin If .540 1 December 54 B Guben Jueterbog 2 54 B FranSfurt/Oder ChemnitZ 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 Betweeix 14 and 16 and 22 and 24 Noveitiber, a 'train with MI 'G ary ersonran2 went ?'rnr [.u?hen to Jai od1n:a Between 14 and 16 Novorber ?ive 'westbound trains with 41iter per Bann i. the Guben o J agod,in line. f: On 22 November, a shipment of 20 flatca `s carrying two T-34 tanks and 18 tan. trucks escorted by F" r3 ish military personnel was observed at the Xro-; aen wai.lroad station. A way-ball indicated that Guben was receiving f tattio1., On 25 November troop train with Polish tank troops and air force troops arriving at agodi.n.4 The train 25X1 arm from Silesia' xxrobably was redispatGhed toward Kove ! 6. By order of the Soviet, railroad transportation control headquarters, a the following cars were to be dispatched from Frankfurt/Oder on 25 November SECRET/CONTROL U.S. CFFICIALS ONLY Approved For Release 2005/12/05 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003300180006-0 Approved For Release 2005/12/05 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003300180006-0 Nur.iber of Cass Receiving Station 25X1 25X1 .4 CD Wuensdorf 11. CB Rehap en-Klausdorf 4 CB t iildpark 2 CB Stendal 7. Eastbound shuttle-trains on 27 and 28 November in d shuttle-train through Yuestrin on 27 November; and shuttle--train through Frankfurt/Oder on 28 Cloven er. I 25X 25X1 I shuttle-train0of 35 boxcars 25X1 with tr i.l itaz.y personnel was dispatched from 'FuerstenberI to Sohwer1n-Goerris on 25 and 27 November. 3 9., On 25 and 29 November, an empty train of 46 converted boxcars each went from Schwerin to Vagdeburg. 10. On 23 November, a troop train of 10 converted boxcars and 4 flatcbts was t_oaded with 350 to 400 officers and hl' wearing black-bordered blue epaulets, and four half-track vehicles with searchlights at the Dallgow-Doeberitz railroad. station. The train was dispatched toward Doeberits, 1.1 Com gent The shuttle-trains as follows: the train went from Luest rin to We_ . ar on 17 November 1953. As the train, however, left the zone to the Past, on the sarr:e day, its return on 21 November 1953 is given credence, on 21 November 1953, uraF,rn returned empty to the zone via Kuestrin. :`ECRET/CC NrTRUL -- U.S. OFrICIAIS ONLY A previous report indicated that, y nediatly after its s ~s n va J.i Yal in the zone on 23 November, the train must have been dispatched from Dresden to Guhon on 24, Novertb-or 1953. As such emplo: ment appears irnproba.ble, it is assumed that ;he d to in paragraph 7 of the present report, are correct, and that the shuttle-train. attually left the zone via Frankfurt/Odes, on 28 November 1953. the train went from i'agdeburg to during the n .g t of 21 November ,tad, according to ,:ara x~a,,h 2 of the present re ort, returned on 26 November 1053, it is not believed that the train arrived via luestrin. E__ I Y, Y Aus be as cure , however, that arrived in the zone a_ ter a period of five days, about 26 November The empty train was dispatched from i2stermark to Juefie r'oo ; on 13 November which indicates that the train left for the east via Kuestrin on 15 November 1'153. SECIMT/C00"I ti0L - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/12/05 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA003300180006-0 Approved For Release 2005/12/05 : CIA-RDP80-00810A003300180006-0 SECRET/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY Jueterbog to the east on 19 November. II the train went from According to a previous report, the train went er on 20 November, and, according to iron Chernnitz to Frankfurt/O.' . paraph 2 of the present report, returned from the east to Neirrar via Frankfurt/Oiler on 24 November 1953. Paragraphs 1 and 7 of the present report indicate that the train again left the zone toward the east on 27 ?Toveriber 1953. On 19 November 1953, the tr in allegedly went fror Chemnitz to GuLen. Thus, its return frog: the past to Dresden on 24 November 1953 appeal's possible. It is not clear, however, whether the train cat* via Guben or Frankfurt/Odar. The em to -etit of the train reported in paragraph 2 ~~ra s is confirmed by the present report. All other shuttle-trains reported are observed for the first time in conjunction with the routes mentioned.. 2 wvFFent. These trains with a snaU number of cars probably carried replacern-enGwho were distributed to units at various posts.. I.F o_m_ent. As the interzonal shuttle train I Ipreviously em d between Yagdeburg and posts of the Third Shock Arr,r only, -its dispatching from Fuerstenberg Is doubted. SECRET/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIA7 ONLY 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/12/05 : CIA-RDP80-00810A003300180006-0