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December 20, 2016
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July 26, 1954
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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT Thi. Dooom nt oonWm lnfao.tlal .f oung W II.- tlonal D.f n.e of the Onlt.d *""a. Withta th. n aa- luR of Tltl. IS, Rootless In .ad 7M, of th. OA. Cod., y .mmd.d. Its k.o_l.tloo W to..l.tl.n of hoomanp to or nalpt by an un.uthat..d o.t..e I. R.ohlWs.d by u.. Th. r ptodU.tloe Of tbI faa l wmbltw. SECRET/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY Daily Schedule, Leave and Pay Regulations in the Czech Army DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. RD THE SOURCE EVALUATIONS IN THIS REPORT ARE OEEINMVE. THE APPRAISAL OF CONTENT IS TENTATIVE. (FOR KEY SEE REVERSE) 1. The following daily schedule was in force in the 51st Engineer Brigadel during the-year 1953: 0500 0505 - 0520 0525 - 0600 0600 - 0700 0700 - 0730 0700--- 0830 0700 - 1200 0745 - 1200 0845 - 1200 1200 - 1400 1400 - 1700 1700 - 1730 1730 - 1815 1830 - 2000 2000 - 2015 2100 - 2100 - 2200 2200 - reveille - morning calisthenics - cleaning billets - breakfast - political information (Mondays, Wednesda ys, Fridays) - political education (Tuesdays, Saturdays military training (Thursdays). - military training (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays) - military training (Tuesdays, Saturdays) - lunch period - military training - weapons and equipment cleaning - dinner time - cultural mass activities - roll call - daily bulletin - cleaning of uniforms, shoes, and billets - lights out b. Saturday afternoons are reserved for cleaning billets and weapons. Saturday ends with the reading of daily bulletin at 17.00 hours. c. There is no military training on Sundays but soldiers have to take part in work brigades every other Sunday. SECRET/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY STATE X ARMY I E MAVY I x JAIR X FBI AEC a. Every soldier must become a member of one of several cultural circles, e.g.,music, singing, art, chess, reading, cartoons and sketches, etc. These circles are supervised by the political officers. They are held in special political enlightenment rooms (politicko-vychovne svetnice - P.V.S.). b. In the reading circle, members are urged to compete for the Fucik badge (Fucikuv odznak - F.0.). The badge is a white star portraying Fucik's head and is worn on the left brest. To acquire the badge the member must read 15 books, of which 10 are selected by the political officer the remainder may be chosen by the reader. After reading the books the member appears before a board consisting of three political officers who examine him on the contents of the books; if he passes, he is awarded the badge and the award is published in the daily bulletin. 3. Passes; leave; pay: a. Passes for the garrison area, which covers a circle of 10 km. radius, are issued by company commanders. Passes can be issued only for Wednesday and Saturday evenings and for Sundays. On Wednesdays only NCOs and exemplary soldiers are allowed to get time off. On Saturdays and Sundays it is possible for nearly all the soldiers to get a pass. b. A serviceman can get five days of leave in one year. The leave is a privilege and not a right. c. Since the monetary reform, the following pay scale has been in force: private 70 Kcs. monthly private 1st class 80 Kcs. monthly corporal 92 Kcs. monthly sergeant 105 Kcs. monthly. Three cigarettes of the cheapest brand were issued to every enlisted man daily. A regular NC08i.e. professional soldier, receives 800 Kcs. monthly plus uniform, underwear, and shoes.