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November 9, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/10/06: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA008301120008-1 -CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY activities REPORT DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES 9 November 1955 REQUIREMENT NO. RD The following is a summary of information on Soviet and East Osman military been evacuated. Intensive training activity took place at the Kroechlendortf training grounds, southwest of Prenzlau, in mid-'October. Two shipments with SP gunuunits.were sent from Eberswalde to Parchim between 28 October and 1 November; one of the shipments subsequently returned. On 31 October, a mechanized unit entered Installation No. 4161 in BerlinnKarshorst. 25X1 IlDoalligns: The engineer camp at Appolensdorf was still occupied by 800 engineers on 28 October. The other engineer camps in the Rosslau" Aken-Dessau area had 2. Shipments;.. The. following military shipments were made on the dates indicated below: 21 October: One shipment from Neubukow to Frankfurt/Odor. 26 October: One shipment with one converted boxcar and 29 flatcars froia Beeskow to Jueterbog. It is assumed that mortars were beix4 turned in. 27 Octobers One shipment from Frankfurt/Oder to Wildpark. The load included 12 x 122 mm model 1954 field guns, a type previo s:y observed at the May Day parade in Moscow. One shipment to Roederau with 20 x 85 mm AA guns, five special trailers and four boxcars with personnel. 28 October: Thirty flatcars from Frankfurt/Oder via Falkenberg. The shipment carried covered vehicles, presumably tanks. This material contains Information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning of the Espionage Laws, Titie 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. COUNTRY East Germany SUBJECT Weekly OB Summary DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED DATE ACQUIRED 1. 30 October: Thirty-one cars from Wuensdorf to Dresden T,vlenty-one cars from Wuensdorf to the Halle district ARMY # ]Z NAVY x AIR FBI AEC (Note: Washington distribution indicated by XX"` Field distribution by 25X1 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/10/06: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA008301120008-1 Approved For Release 2008/10/06: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA008301120008-1 SE--C-RE-1 30 October: Seventeen care from V'u s sdorf to the Halle district One shipment with eight converted boxcars, one boxcar arX 31 flatcars from Wuensdorf to Bernburg One shipment with 38 cars from Angersdorf to Jueterbog 31 October: Three flatcars with sideracks and thirty boxcars were loadod with six trucks and personnel repectively at Frankfurt/War and dispatched toward Brest-Litovsk. Late October: One shipment with 25 f latcars9 including three with loan: exceeding standard measurements9 from Frankfurt/Oder to Chemnitz. 1 Novembers Four flatcars, including two with loads exceeding stand 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 measurements, from Fuerstenwalde/Sued to Roederaul 25X1 up Activities: KUP units were either at their posts or employed in harvest operations. Discharges and assignment of recruits continued at Potsdam after 20 October, In mid-October, 500 UP officers arrived at Camp Noc'lten from the USSR. The officers were subsequently distributed among all the divisions. On 18 October~ a shipment with.a tank unit, presumably returning to Gotha, was observed at the Grose Korbetha railroad station. The ' last troops, presumably units from Bratiat.V burg-Hohenstuecken and Gloewen, evacuated the Klietz.Ferohels-Nahlitz trainir grounds between 20 to 22 October. The units of Mechanized Division Nggesin which participated in the exercises in the Ahlbeck-Jaegerbeck area returned to their quarters during the night of 21 to 22 October. The problem of the gxxrcise was an attack under conditions in which atomic weapons are employes. The fall inspections of Rifle Division Prenzlau were held between 24 and 27 October. 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/10/06: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA008301120008-1