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Approved For Release 2008/01/10: CIA-RDP80-0081OA008100950010-0 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY This Material eontalns information affecting the National Defense of the United states within the meaning of the lDspionage Laws. Title 1S. U.B.C. lets. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. last Germany Weekly Air Sumary DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED DATE ACQUIRED .D DATE DISTR. - October 1955 REPORT NO. OF PAGES 3 REQUIREMENT NO. RD REFERENCES This is UNEVALUATED Information SOURCE EVALUATIO ARE EFIhIITI A PRAISAL OF CONTENT IS TENTATIVE. The following is a summary of information on Soviet-occupied airfields and air activities received prior to 4 October 1955: 1. Generals as Several units of the 214th Air Army, including large elements of the Brandenburg Ground-attack Division, the Werneuohen Bomber Division and the Zerbst'and Jueterbog Fighter Divisions9 were involved in fall maneuvers. Three generals from the Army headquarters were in the area of the maneuvers. There were major parachute exercises over the Jueterbog-aamm airfield. co The lrelzow Bomber Division, which had arrived in July from the east, apparently left the Soviet Zone of Germany. d. The customary personnel exchanges were begun. 2. Aircraft Counts Koethens 59 MiG..l5fs/17 s and one Token radar set on 23 September. Jueterbogs 20 MiG.153s/17us on 28 September. Neuruppins 30 YiG-151s/1718 (approximately) and two Il-28?s on 24 September. Brandenburg-Brdests 24 MiC 15ls on 28 September. Finow is 50 YiG-159s/17 (approximately) on 25 September. Oranienburgs 32 I1-28?s and two Li-21s on 26 September. Gross Doellns 26 I1=,28?s and one Fo-2 on 23 September. Doeberitz: 25 Il-100,9 on 26 September. Brandenburg-Industriehafen- 62 Il-i0?s on 23 September. Stendal: 24 Il-100s on 23 September. STATE (Note: Washington distribution indicated by "X"; Field distribution by "#".) Approved For Release 2008/01/10: CIA-RDP80-0081OA008100950010-0 Approved For Release 2008/01/10: CIA-RDP80-0081OA008100950010-0 S-E-C-R-E= T - 2 Schoenwaldes 4 Po-22s on 17 September, Jueterbog Dam: 9 Li-21s on 23 September and three Po-2?s on 30 September. Jocksdorfa 14 Yak-181s on 23 September. Tutows No aircraft on 23 September, 3. Air Activity: a. At 2130 P.M. on 23 September, 32 Il-10's, with blue leading edges on their rudder assemblies, landed at the Brandenburg-Industriehafen airfield. Thirty I1-10's of a cadre unit were already stationed there. Between 24 and 28 September, all of the aircraft made sorties lasting approximately 50 minutes and consisting of formations of up to 12 planes which headed toward the south* b. At 12:30 p.m. on 23 September, 23 I1-109s took off, within eight to ten minutes, from Stendal and headed toward Rathenow,l c. Between 23 and 29 September, formations of up to 30 I1-28's repeatedly flew from east to west in the Werneuchen-Finow area.2 d. On 30 September, MiG-15 s s and 17's at Jueterbo e. Between 17 and 23 September, there were daily bombings at the Gadow- Rossow (Schweinrich) borhing range by I1-289s in formations up to nine. The bombs were dropped simultaneously without change of formation, f. On'23 September, 60 soldiers simultaneously'jumped from nine Li-2's, 100 meters over the Jueterbog Damm airfield. This same exercise was repeated on 24 September. 4. Tr4asfsra s a. It was learned in early September that a unit from the Gross Doelln airfield was to be transferred in the near future. b. During the nights'of 22 and 23 September, two trains left Gross Doelln for Brest-Litovsk. trains also 3 aft Gross Doelln on 23 and September and Welzow on 26 and 30 September for Brest-Litovsk.3 On 2 August, 33 I1-28's were observed at'Velsow. No increase in aircraft strength was observed in Gross Doelln. The bomber unit in Welzow, which was probably stationed temporarily in the Soviet Zone of Germany for training, has now returned, The reason fcr the dispatch of personnel from Gross Doelln to Brost-Litovsk is unde- termined. 5. Personnel Exchanges were observed in Neuruppin. After 8 September, newly arrived air-force officers and their dependents 6. Personnels Major General Vasilyev is the Commander of the Oranienburg Bomber Division. Major Genera.. Yashuyek, who was previously observed in this area and who was presumed to be the Commander of this Division, was merely there conducting an inspection. 7. Constructions: Concreting work on the runway at the new Wolfsbehringen airfield was near completion in late September. S-E-C-R- -T Approved For Release 2008/01/10: CIA-RDP80-0081OA008100950010-0 Approved For Release 2008/01/10: CIA-RDP80-0081OA008100950010-0 S-E-C?=RRE-T 1. Comments The aircraft of the Stendal Ground-attack Regiment were presumably transferred to the Brandenbur ---Industriehafen airfield for joint exercises with army units; 2. Comments It is believed that large elements of the Werneuchen er Division are involved in fall maneuvers. 25X1 25X1 3. Comments Between 5 July and 2 August,, eleven trains from Brest- 25X1 Litovsk arrived in East Germany and included eight which were dispatched to Welzow and three which were dispatched to Gross Doelln. !t. Comments This is probably an indication that the exchange of ng personnel has begun, Approved For Release 2008/01/10: CIA-RDP80-0081OA008100950010-0