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~NFORAAVMN REPO Q'T AMA _. 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. Secs. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. aotioitioo DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED DATE ACQUIRED Approved For Release 2007/12/11: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007300800009-7 This is UNEVALUATED Information Beat Gexaay// trig Rook y OB Spry REPORT DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. 6 July 1955 3 RD Uio toblccag 10 a o sy of i fo tioa on Soviot carob I?t Cbmm Ao ~8bok 8 Thor was iitoaoivo$ g9 p~odoain t comoi~tir og artillory fix'ik and niPub oxoftioooo Mditional tanhG and ax orod poratonnel carriarG arrived in at G manyo Roar oerviees were traneforrod from Auot "ia to Kunaa ''o B. f Ditionos. to fi rr 1;' G u a r d a Mochl .8o4 A g - a ? 8th Guarde Mo sod }ivioions Irrior to 24 Juno,, unit@ , krop Bows and son a~ olonofa ZrO2 ig t r obooxltod at T enigbb eko 25X1 bo ? 11th Onards Tan Bivioiows The tank rent was absent from Hoisaon Co' 9th Tank Divisions Night .ring tiith tam cad g mw took place at Zoithain 2. Second Guards Mechanized a, 88th ??r Bo~i~a?a~ts On 24 Jaoa o1o2onta evacuated fie,t airing area at the Havel river north of at ionowm bm 12th Guards Tank Divisions Baring tho second half of Jmo9 tore was i broasod traininag activity9 including firing with t 9 artillery and afant 79.t the T.7ittatock tr ining groundsl T 51 is ware or ployad in night firing dt- slit targeto, apparently with night sighting equi nte, croasc : ng with tams am infantx79 80@0 og it at ni.Shta &-G the Roobox ` training grounds co' 1st Machan s;ed Divisions. Daring the second half of Jung thorn 't as in? STATE 1}. I ARMY f 1 X I NAVY 1 X I AIR I a I FBI I I AEC 0NFOO QM U0OICI E PORT 0NFOQMAT ON1 REPO RU TV tM7 Approved For Release 2007/12/11: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007300800009-7 Approved For Release 2007/12/11: CIA-RDP80-00810A007300800009-7 S-E-C-R-E--T d. 2nd Light Artillery Brigades Two shipments returned from Forst 2inna on 25 June. 3. Third Guards Mechanized Army: a. 9th Mechanized Divisions Units from Cottbus arrived in three shipments at ue r g on 12 June and returned to Cottbus on 16 June* be 7th Guards Tank Divisions Prior to 23 June, tank battalions held re- peated exercises with t it ty T.-34/85 tanks in Camp *erder-Markendoi f. a. Sperenberg inner Units: One shipment returned on 20 June, presumably from oss auj woe shipments, including 36 amphibious vehicles, 22 track- laying amphibious vehicles and 27 other motor vehicles, returned on 29 June. 14. Fourth Guards Mechanized Army: a. 10th Guards Tank Divisions Tank training, held almost exclusively with s, took place Mring the second half of June. 25th Tank Divisions On 25 June, Prenalau was still occupied to capacity. in 1t une, the new training area 7+ lea southwest of Prenslau was found oooupied. On 11~ June, elements of #he division took part in an exercise with the Soviet air force at the Templin training grounds. Prior to 25 June, there was firing with artillery and rocket launchers at Templins a. 63rd AAA Div sions On 21 June, one shipment with light anti-aircraft guns wen from ue 9vtog to Sberswaldeo d. 71st Ili ht Artiller Britadis On 26 June, three shipments left Bernau, presuma S y for ngrab . 5. Third Shook A;W: as Letsling Hen Training Grounds: On 23 June, Waldlager,I, II and III and the camp southeast o7aaevents were occupied as previously* be 3014th Artille Brig8ade: On 21 June, one shipment of heavy anti-tank a was u oa a atBurg. 6. Eighth Guards Ai* s a. Artillery Brigade in Geras On 23 June, the bulk of the unit Was stationed at the post, with some elements holding an exercise in the Zei .z forest, be 20th Guards Mechanized Division: On 28 June, the tank regiment from Zeitz ha an exercise in ths eitz forest. C* 39th Guards Rifle Divisions Yeiningen was lightly occupied on 25 June. d. 29th Guards Rifle Cor ss On 25 June, the Kindel training grounds were unusually lightly occupied. Engineer exercises were observed at Bad Koesen on 23 June. 7. Fourth Artillery Corps: a. Generals From 7 to 10 June,, fps units fired at sea targets ncrthwest f on Ruegen island., of Ul- be 314th Artillery Divisions On 30 June, the north section of the Delius Kaserne was occupied to capacity while units quartered in the south section and in the Ludendorff Kaserne were absent* co 1214th Heavy Howitzer Brigades In late June, elements held exercises in the vicinity of their posts. On 27 Junes four 203--ks howitzers were loaded in Brandenburg for Altengrabow. Approved For Release 2007/12/11: CIA-RDP80-00810A007300800009-7 Approved For Release 2007/12/11: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007300800009-7 S-E-G-$-PST 25th Guards Rocket Launcher Brigades On 26 June, elements equipped with 14 rocket launc rs veturne' by road to their quarters in Rathenow. Co Arrivals from the tJ.SSRs 1. Confirmation of Shipments Reported Previously 20 canvas-covered tanks, en y onal canvas-covered tares on 27 Juno.- a. The follows ta$c shipments passed through .lduellrose from the''ddrection 'to Zeithain. On 17 June, 19 T44'e arrived at..Roederau. 'This consignmbnt was probably identical with' the' shipment from "Frankfurt Oder to :1 ''ret:'Z nnas observed on 17'Junes and'the subsequent shipment from Forst Zinna 25X1 Other'$h pmeatel 2, On 14-June, 0 six-+w*ee1 armored personnel' carriers were unloaded at'Halder.o- 3A q. -On. 21 Juad,: fifty llatcarss allegedly loaded with ar i6red personnel carriers, were dispatched fro* Brest4itovak to `Halle. D.' Soviet 'Forces!' is::,Auatrias 1. 23rd. AAL Divisionsi; in late June, units of the division were back at their %Korhouburg and Stockeraupoets. -Rear Servicees in midi-June,' small elements began to' be transferred from.- Berndorf to Hagykanizai in Hungary. a.. KVPS 1:.z After five; shipments had. arrived. on 22 and 25 J3m0 at the' Klieta training grounds, tank and anti-tank artillery units le1d firing exercises there. Artillery Korps Nord was engaged in firing, practices in the. Ahlbeck area. Trained personnel of the tank and artilli8.ry units from the Dresden, Halle and Erfurt Divisions were observed at the Nochten tzaining area. 25X1 25X1 of Yrank'furt/Ode's' toward Cottbus s 16 canvas-covered tanks. 25X1 Approved For Release 2007/12/11: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007300800009-7