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December 14, 2016
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July 11, 2002
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May 6, 1954
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Approved For Release 2002/07/24: CIA-RDP80-0081OA004 COUNTRY.- TOPIC CLASSIFICATION__ __ ._~=Cr'aT P' at Gerr any NNeubrandenhurg Airfield E!/ALUATION_... 25X1 X ) LACE OBTAINED 25X1A DATE OF CONTENT 29 :arch to 7 April 1954 DATE OBTAINED-] 25X1A L--DATE- -L--DATE- PREPARED 6 14;y 295 REFERENCES..-.._---- --_.__._._ PAGES 1 -ENCLOSURES (No. & TYPE) REMARKS... - SOURCE 25X1A 25X1X 1. Throughout the day on 29 i'zarch 1954, there w , inten;,ive individual nd formation flying by twin-engine t_ ircreft at fleubraa.ndenburg airfield. At 5:30 p.m. on 1 April., 16 Li-2s were perked along the southern tzt.xiway. No flying was observed. 2. The following air activity and aircraft were observed ct the field between 29 March and 7 April: 2911:p~h There was flying by Li-2 Fret: the rather poor perforrance shown in squadron forrr;ation flying, source inferred that the pilots involved were beginners. From dusk to shortly before midnight, individual. flights were rsade. 1 Njzrch,L Between 8 ? m. and 4 p.m., there was individual fl in elements of twos and threes. ?:chile these forrations flew in ng adnd rders the performance of a squadron formation forced by three groups of good edai craft each was rather s ~ three air poor. Air activity discontinued when rein set in( 6, Ar l. Between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., some individual flights fire rz-de. At 6 Pam .,, 16 Li-2s were counted 'a.t the field, 7 A Shortly after 8:30 a.m., a formation of 8 Li-2s approached the field and landed. There was individual flying and flying in forrationa by twos and threes throughout the day. Trucks I Iwere identified. 25X1 B 3. On 31 March, there was intensive flying ty L A formtion of 9 aircraf 25X1 B was seen aloft. 25X1 B 25X1 B 25X1A CComn;ent. Neubrandenburg airfield is occupied by a transport regiment. The regir.ent was believed to be equipped with a total of 30 Li-2s, but recent observations indicate a nunber of only 16 to le" 11..2s. Efforts have Leon initiated to clarify this point. CLASSIFICATION SFC:3,;?.T/ REPORT NO....-.....r_...J Approved For Release 2002/07/24: CIA-RDP80-0081OA004201040005-5