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May 25, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/09/29: CIA-RDP80-00810A006800190009-1 ~ NF (ORA 6% Q'T 00N REPO M FOO RMQ1F ON REPO CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY This material contains information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning of the Espionage Laws, Title 18, U.S.C. Sees. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. COUNTRY USSR DATE ACQUIRED REPORT DATE DISTR. 25 May 1955 NO. OF PAGES 2 REQUIREMENT NO. RD REFERENCES Secret Bridge over the Amur River another bridge hidden in the water (sic). The upper bridge was the largest in the USSR and was about four km long, Beneath it, or somewhat downstream, a concrete passageway, with rails already laid, was built in the water to be used in case the upper bridge was destroyed. The secret passage was not 1 visible on either side, but ready to be connected in case of need. Guards' were situati5d about 250 .m from the river, on either side. American Visitors if they were normally available for prisoners. to work without escort. The camp stores were opened on the day of the visit as hid the real forced laborers, moved free workers into their camp, and sent them came for an inspection of labor conditions in the Kolyma region. The`Soviets some time after the war, possibly in 1947, an American pastor Immediately after the departure of the visitor,l 25X1 25X1 25X1 "25X1 25X1 25X1 Vlassovite Rebellion he Indigirskiy Gold Mine 4 , 25X1 around 19 7 some Vlassovites had killed 250 guards on a s p an were try g to reach Alaska. They had forgotten to kill the 25X1 radio operator who sent out messages about the revolt. Planes and ' C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-I-A-L (Note: Washington distribution indicated by "X"; Field distribution by "#".) Rumors of Secret Installation in Chelyabinsk, Secret Bridge over the Amur River, and other Hearsay Information under the Amur railroad bridge near Khabarovsk there was Approved For Release 2008/09/29: CIA-RDP80-00810A006800190009-1 Approved For Release 2008/09/29: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006800190009-1 C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-I-A-L 4. A Tartar in had been sentenced to seven 25X1 which sank with the Vlassovites on deck. singing to the last moment. other ships attacked them. The rebels opened the sea-cocks of the shims of forced labor for being 26 minutes late to work. An Udmurt 25X1 25X1 LDAI had been working on a kolkhoz and had begged for some grain. His 15X1 eight years of forced labor. e was refused and the man stole 1.5 kg of rye. He was sentenced to Secret Installation in Chelyabinsk 25X1 the Marshanskiy Gold 777 ~a Mine about 1952-1953, secret installation was started in Chelyabinsk in 1948 and completed in 1950. The plant was hidden in the side of a mountain, near the city. A higher officer who had worked there was asked by Soviet officials what he knew about the installa- tion. The officer gave some information and was liquidated. A junior officer was asked similar questions but pretended that 4e was completely ignorant; he went free. All the prisoners who had been employed in this installation were scattered over various camps in the Kolyma region. 25X1 25X1 1. This incident is obviously in contradictim with the statement that the real prisoners were removed from the camp. 2. A similar inc dent was reported before in greater detail C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T-I-A-L Approved For Release 2008/09/29: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006800190009-1