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COUNTRY - Approved For Release 2008/04/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600560001-0 CLASS I FI CATI! East Gear TOPIC Rain n_ i ht Traffic through Frank: EVALUATION BTAI . DATE OF CONTENT DATE OBTAINED REFERENCES PAGES ENCLOSURES (NO. & TYPE) REMARKS This is UNEVALUATED Information I_ DATE 1 April 25X1.,.; T-5~~. ty 11 1 waded rat' _er .tk a". 26 T-34/85 talks. 4 3. The fo11ow4r. .:umbers of T-3y-'05 tanks were loaded at, and dispatched from, the Satzkorn railroad static.,.: 17 IMax-ch. Three tasks to TPra '__furi;'Q 23 Larch. Six to -s to I`cie ?ste . Tall, Eight tanks r...,~, 25X1 6600560001 Approved For Release 2008/04/17 :CIA-RDP80-00810A00-0 i H a.' 2. Previous in;for/iation on tanks u:_2 o.ded at the Satzkorn railroad station 0~70 ch is corrected as follows: Twenty tanks of the new ct.ree . 1, a -d 22 March 1>955 , t,_e following shipments were t 'hrouL'hh the Muellrose railroad sta';ion.: -- boxcar flatcar :a~ .. l-.ea;r-~:.uL~y .P~lat~car D c i~. .=umber aid a.:. r.'hi.~c Val Type T/ pe of Cars Load l 21 SSy 21 ca: vaS-Covered to ,'_?_s ;resuauably of type T--54 with crates JIMMOM, 20 20 SSy 20 tai s presumably of type T-54 as ox 19 March 2 ? 2 B, 20 SSy 20 tai Ins presumably of type T-54 as on 19, Llarch 24 B a m r 41 tioil 12 crashcars observed passing From To Brest Litovsk 0schat z direction of direction of Frankfurt/er Cottbus direction of direction of Frankfurt/Oder Cottbus 3 Approved For Release 2008/04/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600560001-0 Tr-o'_, Brest Litovek to Satzkorn or. 18 Marsh and another train of 25X1 and 22 six-ale I_"'-atcare from Brest Litovsk to 0schatz on 1 harcri 1 25X1 ( ~l to 'lac ensleban, Each of the s~ipn:ei s was esccrtad by a detail of 1 officer and o 10 E 5 O_ 10 Iiarc,, 1 railroad to :,h car with gasoline dispatched from F i:furt j Oder, ra ox ad station. bser-\7ed passing through the Wustermark a traix of 3 boxcars and 22 six-atle 25X1 flatcars was dispatched 3 boxcars The e pty s iu`tle trai=ns which had been reported on 16 March were ,.ispatched to the East. t :t l 20 March, 5 shuttle trains had been handed over at Fra?t furt j Oder. A total of 18 shuttle trains are sc'Led led_ to be dispat':hed. 1'.ach of the trains consisted of 2 express tra3.__ coaches, 1 heatin_, car, 5 converted boxcars, and 22 two-axle flatcars. 7 c. The dispatch, of empt; to k cars from Frankfurt/Oder to the East contii ued. So far these cars have not been observed returning from t ~e East. 6 a train of 1 eonvertad boxcar and 18 flatcars sideracks loaded with 10 tracks was dispatched from Kumersdorf, Comment. It cannot be determined to which ammunition depot this shipment was corisi;med. Gggent. This shipment standard measurements, the.sh. consisted of T-54 tanks. believed previously to have jos Co went. From the shit e nt record numbers mentioned it is inferred in Giese were irtra-zonal sh ;u: . rahber than ah . + te*ts of tanks which were returned to the USSR... nce * #at Oder are military posts of the 7tb Gc T ec arks of the 10th Gds Tank Div in Satzkorn wkiel e.iyed new T-54 tanks were transferred within the Fourth Gds Ylecz Army. 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/04/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600560001-0 Fra?~kfurt; Oder-border on 18 IVlarch probably i th a shipment on 212 flatcars as also reported Because of a load indicated as exceeding 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 L~.) A I 25X1 , Approved For Release 2008/04/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600560001-0 elo_s s to the forwarding a ens: fuel depot at Radexsiebex. The dispatch of these trains may indicate ax fer' of satire units, possibly of the air force, to the i. tee dad trans GDR. The use of express train coaches may indicate that a sizeable lumber of officers are sc'_ieduled for transfer with these units. Comment. For previoi.,s i ?:formatiox ox that -dispatch of empty tank , _ , i .-Few to a cars dispatched to Velte3., Parchiri, Dies e t1 al, Q .exburg were observed between a cl 1 P! T'arr.l-i nryl warp no.s1E1v mn:m ntPd with this program. `_ ".. 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 `1 `25X1 "25X1 ll 25X1 Comment. motor vehicles retu'*ed to the 'USSR in eoxnection with 25X1 the motor vehicle exchange program. Approved For Release 2008/04/17: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600560001-0 25X1 25X1