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February 11, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-00810A006200140004-7 TOPIC. Llilitary Information from the MdI/KVP and on Troops for Special EVALUATION LACE OBTAINED DATE OF CONTENT DATE OBTAINED REFERENCES PAGES 2 ENCLOSURES (NO. & TYPE) REMARKS This is UNEVALUATED Information 11 February 1955 '25X1' 25X1 - 1. On 6 January 1955, romm 219 on the second floor of building No 4 of the Strausberg I a installation housed a library which included military lit eratu 'in J Russian, French and lish. The library could on d through room 217 of C 1 (infantry) As d room 218 of Dr Korfes sm was allegedly to be crossed by a heavy concrete bridge. by a surfaced road. The Strausberg - Berlin city railroad it was peed to connect the Fggersdorf installation directly with the autobahn 2. In early January 1955, he execution of the project was scheduled for 1955 sta edly Senior 3. In ear y ays o anuary, abou _ day arrived at the ;t,gersdorf installation where they immediately received uniforms. By 6 January 1955, the total of soldiers quartered in the installation increased to about 1,200 men. Soldiers wearing red and black collar patches were observed in the area of the installation. On 3 January, building No 9, which had been e.upty before, was occupied by the newly indmcted recruits who wore black collar patches. About 100 gasoline barrels were stored at the rear of building No 2. ,j percent were given leave over the New Year's Day. Soldiers soldiers were given leave over the Christmas holidays and fifty f 4. 2roni 20 December 1954 to 3 January 1955, activities were discontinued in thegersdorf installation. Fifty percent of the arrived at Strausberg with 16 trucks in the night of 28 December 1954 had come frnm rntthiig anr7 were proceedin:; to the gersdorf installation. stationed at E gersdorf and Cottbus were closely interconnected. J-- Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-00810A006200140004-7 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 ILLEGIB Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200140004-7 director of e i ary MdI/KVP. Colonel Assm former Oberst i.G. (Colon Armed Forces) who is said to a member of the 9th (Transportation) Department. He is the road and waterway staff officer. Continent Compared to the status of October 1954, the figure mentioned in the present report means an increase by about 200 men which is believed to be related to the activation of an AAA unit in this installation. The actual. strength of this unit is undetermined since' the insignia of AAfta.rtillerymen and soldiers of the truck regiment differ only in the shading of the red piping which borders the black collar patches. The soldiers wearing red collar patches belong to the guard regiment. The Cottbus air base is occupied by VP-Luft (air force) units. ajor genera and artment at the presuiira y identical to a General Staff of he German ILLEGIB Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200140004-7