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July 29, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500860004-4 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. Bulgaria REPORT DATE DISTR. 29 July 1955 NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. RD REFERENCES SUBJECT Munitions Depot in Pavl.ikeni DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED DATE ACQUIRED 1. The area of the munitions depot is surrounded by barbed wire and'is ap rox- ia tely 740 meters squared It is in a wooded area, which is about 50 x 60 hectares in size. The depot consists of about 50 low buildings,, 30 c 6 meters in sizef dispersed among the trees. The buildings along the road are painted for camouflage purposes. The depot is bard ?ed at its west flank by Turnovo- *Y n road. It is connected to the Pleven-0ryakh9vitsa railroad line by a secondary line as indicated on the sketches below.. This secondary rail- road., after having penetrated into the depot, runs parallel to the road and passes in front of an unloading platform~on which there is a large building. Numerous ammunition cases were noticed on this platform and many of them were not completely covered. Several empty 76-mm. cartridges were seen lying around,in the area. 2. Artillery officers and man were seen at the entrance of the depot;, An obaer- vation post guarded by one man was seen at the northwest corner of the depot, and another observation post was seen in the middle of the depot among and a some trees. This seemed to be a very active and important depot. GflRI &E Or 5TOa . 15u1LDInid 1 cm =100,,, (Note: Washington distribution indicated by "X"; Field distribution by "#".) I ? r ? r r? r r ? r r? 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500860004-4 Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500860004-4 Approved For Release 2008/06/03: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500860004-4