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Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500290007-4 CO;JNTRY. l CLASSIFICATION-- Germany ~`O?IC adOL7 A~#C~SSOVV Bomb Range EVALUATION- DATE OF CONTEN DATE OBTAWMTD ..~ F EFEREN0. 0 Oda P EPA'FO~ J lY 1955 I GES.. .dx~,.. y ENCLOSURES (No. & TYPE -_ A?he following observations we;ti r; Cr.~?aG; .i o coy; : o a ?t . e bot ee a 0 Lay and 12 June 1955 25X1 ;do air activity c a rib e : d aer a zy bb .mb detouatione AeareF from a distance. Between 1500 and 1600, irddia 'du,,, ".3 eppz ow h f `'.ghts at ground ..arje ; were made by ra.ircra1t a -r i3 x e~ia; he ``olz~ d. tior3, of ,.10A,sor, at an altitude of about 5,000 ni; c~ c and at interia1s of 3 to 10 Llinutes,. aela aircraft dropped one bomb and then heave- to axcO. gee Alin. ;tnc:ividual. IL-28n with set position lip hto again , opr , ~ c th-; ;arc t;g gel;s between 2000 and 2400. They came from th~' c11~eot o?~ :f Ro^, ; ,,;, at an altitude of about 2,000 meters. At first, a pry, ackute w. W. ?ias een dropp .:Ag rapidly over the target and 2 to 3 minutes ?p,te;, b,:~fo- e ';hc f1a:ee touched Ground, a bomb detonation was heard. It appeared as if 2 ai e ;raft; flew in rapid :accession. The first plane apparently droi.-ped the parachute flare and he second aircraft dropped the bomb. fter an intewv,~l of about 3.5 minutes, the ezeroise was continued. The bombs ha ,. no fire tra;1J., A total of 11 approach flights were made until about ;aidni.ght. Sear h-lir?hts were seen from the direction of Neuruppin, G?ashuetto and s`Iittsr;cck,. 2;~.JI.K Between 0700 and 1800, a sentry wearing bloc ,:-bo 'dered blue epaulets was posted at the eastern GX of Gcck w. Bat?: een about 0900 and 17Q0, there was air activity by individual air; raft 'lying at a h altitude ovgr the Gadow area. -MIL 14 Uay. No air activity was observed nor were any bomb detonations heard. Lk Ila. After 0700, a so:-.try Wearing black' be rdered blue epaulets was posted at the eastern exit; of Gad o va 1eteieen abou 0900 and 1700, ind :widual IL-28s approached from the diractio,.; of Rs sow, dro led one bomb each over the around tmrgot;3 from 2 XI al,:' of 2., 000 to 25C0 meters, and J en headed toward Gechliii. ! he 41 ` 7-oxv ,,` G? roraft was about 10 minutes,. CI ASSIF"CATiORI Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500290007-4 Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500290007-4 After 06OC 'he _'L-28: e'ere heared apprct~ehit, indiait1 a31y and int.-.e:rv ,`.` oaf about 10 minutes from th`:e direotion of ktrta~scs:to Th a1 ; w f {; Jr pped hoi.,ibe .t ground tarQete f 'rom an' ti u.e of 4,000 ~s, r? of 0., :c~: J hen headed toward lechlia~ iLo fi of t~.- as a r: 1' ,- 40 o:: ' . 11 o ho`iir"ver a few indiv .dual '. airs of t >z n ).xb as :..`'1t,)ait,0 onz^ r.ircv.?::ax u cropped 3 bombs sd '21,1.e Ciczon.',:s ions wera :d.?.'ar6 3.t, oILort iW'e vets. The approach fl. i h s anLt tiorbi.r-, conwimied the di?;f Txeot for an .Z2`uh?:A"va] of about hours ~is.t a.&,'': out, during she niir,ht untie about ` O O0c. 1 11 go M&.;._ l et-4wee:o sa ('+ ?{ .. .'~i;JCn z~~.s;~~~~d, : ra? ~ ;r o i.~+ ~ ~~ ..,. J.: -t iduai IL?2C e +.'oY, 4."Yn. ci,,% tcY.'ari t 2 ~A lJ... he S C.ti t7p: `~ ).'.. X''_ 1''