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_ / Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 CENTRAL INTELIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT SECRET COUNTRY Poi ad/USSR ?SUBJECT 50X1 PLACE ACQUIRED . DATE 50X1 ACQUIRED BY SOURC DATE OF INFORMATION Brest Railroad Center THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES, WITHIN THE MEANING OF TITLE IS, SECTIONS 7D8 AND 794, OF THE U.S. CODE. AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OR REY, LATION OF ITS CONTENTS TO OR RECEIPT MT AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. THE REPRODUCTION CF THIS FORM IS PROHISITED. DATE DISTR. 2, eb 52 50X1 NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCL5s. /151 (LISTED BELOW) (A) 4- SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 1. The city of Brest-Litovsk is located on the border between Poland and the USSR on the Bug River. It is a large and very important strategic point in westerseckfaia with a well developed railroad syztem (the highways are unsatisfactory). aase Brat Railroad Center iz divided into the following railroad ztatiens; Breete Tsentrallnyy; Breet-Vastochnyy; Breat-Zapadnyy; Breat-Polesakiy; Brest-Severnyy (with a large railroad point - the Engineer park ?-(inzhinerhyy spark)); Mukhovets. VoyennYy Aalitary station7. All of theass enumerated stations are interconnected and form the large railroad center. Dezerptions of the stations follow: 2. At Breet-Teentraltnyy there ie a central pasaenger ztation, a customs holies; (tamozhiya) for chocking hand bagaage and a border control check point. Oppozite the waiting room, toward the city on the other side of the tracks is the freight station which performs all of the freight operation for all sections of the rail- read center, There are freight. division within each separate station and they40 operate subordinate to the main freight office. 3, The Brest-Teentral!nyy Station has 32 tracks, half of which are European gauge 1E3II, and two freight rampz. Az a rule, reearatiens freight and foreign rciea are traneshipped at this stations The station area, particularly in the places where freight is transshipped, in ;surrounded by a solid concrete- wall two meters high and is guarded. The Breat-Vostochnyy station has about 18 tracks, mix of which are of European gauge. Up to March 1949, the 5th Division of the Central transehipping Bao No 3603 (v/ch 96705) 'MRS functioning here, but, wax deactivated when the amount of. freight coming in decreaued. Here there were five electric portal cranes with capacitiea of 175, 110, 75, 18, and 15 tons. 1g0 cranes were transferred to the 6th Division of the Central Base No 360$ at Brent-Polesskiy Station; the remain- ing on to the Engineer Park at Breat-Severnyy Station where they were put at the diaposal of the chiefs of the- 1st and 3rd divieinns. Some of the European gauge lines to this station were converted to Soviet broad gauge after the de- activation of the 6th division. The main switching yard for care destined for the interior, large car repair shop, freight warehouses, and a cuatome hone are located at Bres-aTeetochnyy Station. At prezent, 'transshipping operations are not heavy and are done at a rate of 150-200 cars a month. CLASSIFICATION srAlr>s 4,/m!4 #J'Mj IcRIK SECRET/SECURITY INFORZATION DISTRIBUTION _MR EV $ECRET Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 cnyi Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 SECRET/SECURITY INFORDIATION SECRET 5, The Breet-Polersekiy Station has abdut 14 tracks, four of which are European gauge. At this 'station the transshipping operations are, for the most part0 carried out by the laborers and machinery of the 6th Division of the Central Base of the MVSZnnistry of Armed Forces?' No 3603, and partly by railroad freight handlers. The capacity of tranahipping operatinne could be increased. 8e10 units per day but, because of the lack of empty cars and machinery, there arc uesaally loaded 2,500-3,000 cars per month by Central Base 3603 and 250-300 cars by railroad laborers. 50X1 6. , 50X1 8. In addition, at the end of 1949, the 4th Division of the Central 'Ease of MITS,-11SSR, No 3603, which had four cranes, was operating here. Two of the cranes we:re electric portal cranes of 175 tons and 75 tons capacity, and the other two were railroad Diesel cranes with a capacity of 15 tons each. After tee deactivation of this divisinn (for the same reason as the 5th Division) all of these cranes were transferred to the Engineer Park of Brest-Severnyy Statione At present, uranium ore is the main freight transshipped at Mukhovets--Voyennyy Station. This is a shah-station with eight tracks, four of which are European nlet gauge. The transshipping capacity of this station is four to five trains per day and et present 800.10000 carloads per month are transshipped by the workers pf Central Base No 3603 and 100.150 carloads per month by railroad workers, The Brest-Zipadnyy station has about 10 tracks, half of which are European gauge,' It serves as a layover point, All trains crossing the border in either direction must undergo custom.; inspection here. Transshipping operation; are nob carried out here with the exception of coal coming fran Poland to the USSR. For trans- shipping coal a special ramp with a conveyor system having its urn stub track haw bens built. In addition to this, coal is transshipped on two .other take (Nos 1 and 2) of the statim by means of :Diexel and steam-operated excavators, of which there are about 12. Average transshipping time for rine car is 15e20 :minutes.* Transshipping time for a train of up to 60 cars (coal) in either location is about two hours. , Although it is poonible to process up to 12 trainloads of coal per day, an average of only eix to eight trains per day are being procesieed at the present time, depending upon the number of 'trains arriving. Trains with freight destined for this station wait their turn for dispatching to this or another station for transshipping operations 9. The BreeteSeVernyy etatien haS two sectionseeBresteSevernyy. and BregteSevej4yee Engineer Park. 'Ae ite.nameiMPliepeereeteSevernyyie a:station like Breste '.Zapadnyy with the exception that abSolutely no', freight eperatione are carried cut here. The Engineer Park is a large train tranexhipping point at the disposal of the Transshipping ase of WS, USSR, No 3-605e At presente the 1st and 3rd divisions of Central Base No 3603 are operating at the EngineerPark, '- 10. The Engineer Perk i2 an area with a well,developed network Of track; surrounded by a: barbed wire fence two meters highe The park it about five kilometers long and from 500 to 1,000 in wide. In 1949 a large ordnance-technical base of the MVS, USSR was 'located in the grounds of this park. Entry to the Engineer Park as effected by special pas, issued by the U Ti B f1kdmin'7,stration of Centra Base ( Upravleniye Tsentralihoy Bazy.21 3603, and IT itriotly checked 'at the . control and check points (mpp). Pers&a:i not having a passeeauch as railrbad worker e and employt-s are net permitted (pewees are temporery)e The park area has five KrPteee Security of the park and of the loaded trains ix the responie sibility of the Separate Local Rifle Company, of Central Base No 3603. 11. Because ofthedeaCtivation of the 2nd Division (Zhabinka Station), the Lithe Division (MUkhevets.Voyennyy Station), the 5th Division (BrestVoistochnyy)eiseed the 7th Division (Berestovitea Station). the Engineer Park has: increased in importance andcapaeity Since all: of the technical eqUipMent and machinery of the's. divisions were transferred here, 12. For that reason, in 19L9 the rail net of the Engineer park underwent considerable reconstruction and improvement, New railroad sidings and switches were built* BresteSevernyy was directly connected with the Engineer Park (0.5 kilaneters), and a now line about three kilometers was built from the Engineer Park to Brest., Veatochnyy Station, SECREr SECRET/SECURITY INFORMATION nAdassified in Part- Sanitized CopyApprovedforRelease @50-Yr2013/04/15:CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 any,' Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release a 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 awartx.110),-, 50X1 3- SECRET 13* Se much for a general description of the railroad station of the Brest Rail Center. 14. It is necessary to keep in mind that the Engineer Park is at the present time the main transshipping point and is of very great importance in contrast to the other stations. In the Engineer Park, there are about 20-25 railroad tracks of Soviet gauge andfke same amount of European gauge arranged for freight operations,' in addition to a large number of auxiliary tracks and sidings. 15. the Engineer Park is the main transshipping point. Here ranspor pped by labor and means of Central Base No 3603. (Some trains are reloaded by the railroad's own labor forces.) At present, the remaining stations take care of their own transshipping, depending on the type of loading problems. Brest-Tsentral'nyy Station is included in this group. Assignment of loaded trains ie done according to the importance of the freight and the marking on the trains. Whether the trains are to be serviced by labor from Central Base No 3603 or from the railroad depends on their destination markings. As a rule, all heavy transshipping operations are done by Central Base of the MVS No 3603 which has heavy machinery (cranes and labor forces in the form of its divisions of labor battalions at its disposal. 16. Percentagewise it appears that the Central Transshipping Base does about 80- 85% of all the transshipping done at the Brest Rail Center and only 15-20% is done by the railroad. 'Note:Trains from Poland with Uranium are are given priority treatment in transshipping, Polish trains, as a rule, are not detained at the transshipping. Polish trains, as a rule, are not detained at tIse transshipping point because the USSR must pay for car delays in gold. 17. Central Base 3603 has a total of 22 cranes of various capacities and types, among them 1)4 electric gantry cranes; two-175 tons, one-110 tons, two-75 tons, four-45 tons, two-18 tons, .9.e-,1,.e-15 tons, one-12 tons, one-eight tons; three rail- road Diesel cranes; and fie steam cranes; two-15 tons, three-18 tons, three415 tons. The cranes are distributed as follows: Brest-Polesskiy Station has four electric gantry canes; (two-45 tons, one-eight tons, one-15 tons); Brest-Severnyy- Engineer Park has all the remaining cranes. Three "Borgvard" 21- ton-caterpillar cranes are little used generally but are utilized in the crane repair shops of the 270th OKTB (Separate Crane Equipment Battalion) for the shops own servicing. For that reason I am not taking them into consideration. 18. In addition to the cranes, Central Base MVS No 3603 has on hand great quantities of equipment for the manual transshipping of trains (hand-operated hoists, wheelbarrows, shovels, crowbars, slides, etc)?. For the most part the heavy freight is unloaded with the cranes and the light freight is unloaded manually. 19. Railroad-owned warehouses of all the freight stations of the Brest Rail Center are intended only for the short-term storage of private freight passing through Brest to other addresses. These warehouses or baggage- rooms (bagkauzy) accommodate very limited quantities of such freight or private baggage destined for transport. Daily the stations receive and dispatch different freight for the interior and the vest. Because of the absence of sufficient car space it is not possible to ship all the freight immediately. In these cases such freight is held in the baggage rooms until it is dispatched to its destination. In this way they are of interest only to stations and not the system generally. 20. Central Base 3603 has a large number of storage warehouses. All of them are centered around the main transshipping point, the Engineer Park. They were built in 1945 and there are about 100-120 of them. The warehouses are rooms built of planks covered with wood shingles and are' 50 meters long, 20 meters wide, and three meters high (to the lower edge of the roof). There are no ceilings in the warehouses thich greatly increases tbeir capacity. There are wooden floors only in those warehouses designed for the storage of special freight (private property, foodstuffs, valuable freight, etc). SECRET SECRET/VS OFFICIALS ONLY/SECURITY INFORMATION Declassified in Part- Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @50-Yr2013/04/15:CIA-RDP82-00047R00010025noms Declassified in Part- Sanitized Copy Approved for Release e50:Yr2013/04/15:CIA:RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 -4- SSE 21. The warehouses are spaced along the railroad track and a narrow gauge track for transferring freight from the cars leads to each of them, vJalls in the warehouses are single, that is, only one layer of boards. Metal strips or wire are fastened to the planks around the warehouses to serve as a seal to prevent anyone from removing the sheathing. These warehouses played an important part in the years immediately following the war, i e 1945, 1946, 1947, because, during this time, great quantities of all types of freight were coming from the ,,vest. The goal of the Soviet government at that time was directed toward bringing everything of value out of Germany. Because of this, the Brest Rail Center, particularly, the Engineer Park, was literally clogged with equipment from dismantled factories and other freight. It was impossible to dispatch all of this at the same time due to a shortage of transportation. As a result the warehouses were blilt and put at the disposal of the Central Transshipping Base of MVS USSR No 3603. 22. At present these warehouses are mostly empty; the Engineer Park in particular is almost unleaded, that is, all of the freight which had been in it has been sent to the interior of the country. Only certain parts of the freight destined for local delivery are left in the warehouses. 23. During 1948-51, incoming trains from across the border became fewer and fewer in number and, as a rule their loads were immediately transshipped to Soviet trains for dispatching to the, interior. As a consequence, the importance of the warehouses was reduced with each successive year and at the present time is insignificant. The organization of Central Base MVS USSR 3603 was sharply reduced. 24. The general conclusion to be drawn from this problem is: in cases of necessity, Base 3603 can, at any time, be developed to its original organizational status and the warehouses adapted to the general reqUirements. The role of the Brest Rail Center as an intermediate point located on the western border is very important. 2. At present Central Base 3603 has at its disposal; two separate workers' battalions, One separate crane equipment battalion, a separate local rifle company; three base sections. 26. The 3rd ORB Separate '.workers' Battaliog (Battalion Commander Lt Col Rudenko) is located west of the city of Brest near the fortress. Overall personnel strength of the battalion is 350. The 262nd ORB (Battalion Commander Lt Col-- family name I do not know) is located near the Engineer Park on Kamenetskiy Sbosse; The organization of this battalion is like that of the 3rd ORB. The 3rd ORB is used for transshipping operations at Brest-Polesskiy and Mukhovets-- Voyennyy stations; 262nd ORB at the Engineer Park, chiefly for manually trans- shipping trains, but occasionally as freight handlers Stropovshchiki/ during 50X1 transship ing operations with cranes. The 270th OKTB Separate Crane Equipment /(Battalion Commander Lt Col Shvidchenko; 50X1 is located near tbe 262n0 8-1 e purpose o battalion as its name implies is to transship freight with cranes. It consists of two crane companies (Commander of 1st Co is Major Lebedev, the 2nd Co Capt Gudzenko) and one equipment company (in 1947 this company was reduced in personnel). Total complement of the three companies is 350 men (this includes supply and administrative personnel). At present the battalion numbers about 250 men 27. The personnel for the most part are technical specialists, crane operators, electricians, tractor operators, chauffers, fitters, lathe operators, etc. The battalion has good crane repair shops and a large power plant for supplying the cranes with power. The shops and power plant are located next to the Engineer Park near the cranes. SECRET/US OFFICIALS ONLY/SECURITY INFORMATION Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release g 507Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 -5- 50X1 28. Twelve tractors are used for hauling heavy freight during the loading and unloading operations. Six trucks are used for hauling water for the steam cranes, fuel for the Diesel cranes, repair crews to places of accidents and for the general use of the battalion. 29. The amsa eparate Local Rifle Compa (Company Commander Major Maslennikov) is located in the area of 262nd ORB. The company has about 150 men and is used to guard trains in the transshipping area, the base administration and, finally, the control and check points (KPP) of the Engineer Park, 30. At present, there are three sections at Base 3603. The 1st and 3rd sections are located in the Engineer Park and the 6th at Brest-Polesskiy. The functions of these sections are: the immediate supervision and organization of the transshipping operations; the accounting for and dispatching of trains to their destinations. All machinery (cranes) and labor forces are also attached to them. The sections as a whole are responsible for the punctuality and quality of the transshipping of trains. In their work, they are accountable to Central Base MVS USSR No 3603. 31. About 700 of the battalion military laborers are directly employed or assigned to transshipping work. The rest of them are employed with different tasks within the section.' Work assignments depend On the presence and number of trains. Military employees may be used no more than 12 hours per day and crane operators, as a rule, work in shifts (three shifts of eight hours each). Work is not planned according to shifts in the workers' battalions as this is too difficult.' 32. The number of civilian laborers employed is unknown to me. As a rule the number of them Used for loading or unloading work is under the control of the freight office. They work on a voluntary basis and receive piece-work wages, i e according to the number of cars. unloaded. Each station has both full-time and temporary (contracted for various operations) freight handlers and the number of both of them depends upon the amounts and types of freight to be loaded or unloaded. Because of this the number of civilian laborers always varies. In my estimation, throughout the Brest aail Center, the railroads handle about 40-50 cars a day (comprising one train), of-which nearly 60% pass through BrestTsentral'nyy. About 80-100 workers organized in three shifts are reouired to transship the freight of this many cars. An average of two hours are allowed for two men to transship one carload. Per shift they roughly trans- 'ship-82=4 carloads. Some freight can be transshipped by means of conveyers. In these cases the unloading norms are much less, about 20-25 minutes. These conveyors are on track 32 in Brest-Tsentralinyy Station, Note: Coal trains have not been taken into consideration. Most of them are unloaded at Brest-Zapadnyy. I do not know the number of workers employed there but the work there is highly mechanized and goes on day and night. The total ' number of workers there Completely satisfies productional demands-. 33. Battalion military personnel are sometimes employed in transshipping work 12 hours a day in two shifts. As I have mentioned above the distribution of labor crews to work depends upon the arrival of trains at the transshipping area. Here the reckoning is very simple. Let. us assume that two trains per day arrive at this or that station with the address of Central Base MVS 3603. (Their arrival in Brest was telegraphed earlier.) The battalion commander assigns to transshipping freight from these- trains (if the freight in them is to be handled manually) all of the personnel, who usually will be busy until all of the cars are transshipped. This will' take two to three hours, after which the men rest until the next day, occupying themselves in their free time with military and political training,. If one train is to be-unloaded in the evening and the other in the morning then the battalion commander will work the crews in shifts. I have already described shift work of the civilian freight handlers employed by the railroad. VECIFT 14_ SECRET/US OFFICIALS ONLY/SECURITY INFORMATION Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 ? Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047ROY0100250006-6 ur.rioirrno -6- LECRE 34. The number of laborers in each shift is indefinite, depending upon the number of cars present for transshipping Calculating the required number of laborers for the railroad for each shift is done as follows: four cars for two men for eight hours' work. 35. Such norms do not hold good for military personnel. Here the battalion commander assigning crews is guided by the number of cars to be unloaded; the sorts of freight and the labor expenditure necessary for them, and, finally, by the time estimated for the transshipping of freight of the given train. All of this is taken into coneideration in order to eliminate the possibility of extra layover of cars during transshipping operations. For each case of extra delay, the railroad exacts a daily fine from those at fault. In order to prevent this, the crew commanders usually assign more military personnel to transshipping work than is ordinarily required (sometimes five-six or more mento one car). 36. Transshipping goes on day and night, with the exception of trains with valuable freight which are unloaded only in the daytime in order to prevent thieving. For night transshipping, flood-lights have been installed so labor productivity is no less at night than in daylight. As a rule night transshippin7 is done when there is a Concentration of transports iii: the transshipping center or when there is Priority freight to be handled.- All large trains are handled during the day. 37. Trains from across the border arrive under guard at all times. So-called "vertushkas" .5otating guard detailg which are permanent and are numbered have been set up. TU Hvertushka" consists of: Vertushka chief and detail made up of: one officer (junior lieutenant, lieutenant, or senior lieutenant); his assistant (sergeant); 6-10 riflemen; one cook. The military personnel of the wVertushkas" belong to a special separate guard regiment, which, at the present time, is located in Frankfurt on the Oder (Germany). The Hvertushka" chief officially accepts the train in Germany and escorts it to Brest, guarding it all the way. Upon arrival in Brest the guard chief transfers the train officially to Central Base No 3603, and he and his detail take another train at the border and return to Germany. In Brest, the trains addressed to Central Base 3603 are guarded by the Separate Local Rifle Company until they have been handled and transferred to the railroad for dispatching to destination. Trains, .under railroad supervision are guarded by the railroad's own guards. All cars, loaded and dispatched from Base 3603 have seals of the shipper and of the railroad. Trains arriving from across the border also have two seals (railroad and Shipper). 38* At present the station of the Central Transshipping Base MVS USSR No 3603 trans- ships an average of 9.3 - 10.5 thousand carloads a month which comprises about 186-210 trains. Of these, 6-6.5 thousand carloads are transshipped at the Engineer Park, 2.5-3 thousand cars at Brest-Polesskiy and, 800-1,000 cars at Mukhovets-Voyennyy. About 3.5-4 thousand carloads are transshipped at the crane house per month. 39. The monthly transshipments by the railroad average 1,250-1,300 carloads (or 15-20%). Of these about 650 carloads are transshipped at Brest-Tsentralinyy; 150-200 carloads at Brest-Vestochnyy; 2507.300 carloads at Brest-Polesskiy; 100-150 carloads at Mukhovets-Voyenniy. Civilian labor is not used in the Engineer Park, 40. At Brest-Vostochnyy and Brest-Tsentraltnyy transshipping of cars is done only by railroad laborers. (Transshipping of coal at Brest7-Zapadnyy is not considered here.) In calculating the number of carloads transshipped on the railroads (that is by civlian freight handlers) I considered only freight arriving in Brest in the form of foreign trade and as reparations. The remaining freight (official and personal baggage, local freight, etc) I did not consider, for it usually comes under passenger traffic, not freight. 41. Such is the organization of the 270th OKTB and a division of the Base No 3603. (In both cases I considered only the officers in enumerating the posts. Naturally, some of the posts enumerated have clerks and typists at their disposal. In the divisions there are no more than f4 e to eight, the remainder are officers.) tog. SECRET/US OFYIGALS ONLY/SECURITY INFORMATION Declassified in Part- Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @50-Yr2013/04/15:CIA-RDP82-00047R00010025noms ? Declassified in Part- Sanitized Copy Approved forrReleiasejA 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 42. In closing let it be said: (a) -7- SECRET 50X1 Tint althought the volume of transshipping operations at the Brest Rail Center has greatly decreased in the post-war years, its importance remains. The importance of the Brest Rail Center is evident3 primarily due to the international situation that has developed in the aest. (b) The Brest Rail Center can be developed to its full capabilities at any, time. Its transshipping capacity can be increased three-four times compared with 1950-1951. (c) For guaranteeing the transshipping at the Brest Rail Center, the Central Transshipping Base is to be increased to its former state which will make it possible to increase transshipping three-four times. (d) At all times, since the day of organization Central Base 3603 has had much experience in transshipping, warehousing, and storing freight. 43., Cars are usually converted in the car-repair shops of Brest-Polesskiy Station. Only those cars coming to the USSR from Germany as reparations,. are converted. Locomotives, all-metal refigerator cars, passenger cars, whole trains of 12-13 cars (all-metal), freight cars and flat cars periodically arrive in the USSR from Germany. All are built according to Soviet specifications. Upon entry into the USSR these locomotives and all of the cars have European gauge, LTO 8"1 axles, but along with them are sent the required number of Soviet gauge axles, loaded on flat-cars. In Brest they are exchanged, that is, the locomotives and cars are converted. 44. Note: Traina,-arriving in the USSR from across the border are unloaded in Brest and then returned.. But, as a rule, the railroad steals a few cars and converts them. The German or Polish markings are painted over and Soviet markings are painted on. This is profitable for the Brest railroad. The European gauge axles are returned to the original shipper in Germany for subsequent use with the next shipment of locomotives and cars from Germany to the Soviet Union. 45. In the car repair shops of Brest-Polesskiy Station up to 100 cars with a total number of 200 axles can be converted per day. But such a number never arrives in Brest. The monthly conversions amount to about 250-300 cars. 46. About 1,000-1,200 man-hours, with the necessary machinery are required for converting= such a number of cars. -end- ENCLOSURE (A): Diagram of the Organization of the 270th Crane Equipment Battalion of Central Transshipping Base MVS USSR NO 3603 in Brest. (B): Organization of a Division of the Central Base MVS USSR No 3603. SECRET/US OFFICIALS ONLY/SECURITY INFORMATION Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 ? Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release ENCLOSURE (A) 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R600100250006-6 01.1.111 Diagram of the Organization of the 270th Crane Equipment Battalion of Central Transhipping Base MVS USSR No 3603 in Brest. Strff Administration 1 Chief of Staff. Chief of Line Unit AssIt Chief of Line Unit Chief of Production Affairs (zavdeloproizvodstvom) -2- Battalion Commander 50X1' 2 Ass't. Bn. Co,,; for Service Sections 3 Dep. En. Co. for Polit. Section 4 Dep. En. Co,j for Tech. Sections 5 Chief of 3anitation Section (1) Chief of Finance (1) Secretary of Party Bureau Secretary of KomsomolT Bureau Chief of .Class I Supply Chief of Clothing and Equipment Supply -4- Technical Section Chief of Technical Section Crane Engineer Equipment Engineer Technical Section Mechanics Chief of Crane Repair Shops Ass't, Chief of Crane Repair Shops At the present time the 270th OKTB has two companies and a service station (subordinate to AssIt. Battalion Commander for Service Sections). Company 1. Company Commander (1) 2. Deputy Company Commander for Technical Section 3. Platoon Commanders (three in the company) Note: In the battalion there are 250 military personnel, 22 cranes, 12 tractors (caterpillar), six trucks, three caterpillar cranes, four horses, one automobile, a power plant, and a crane repair shop. c'ECirri SECRET /SECURITY INFORMATION Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 Declassified in Part- Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @50-Yr2013/04/15:CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6 Organization SKI of a Division of the Central Base MVS USSR No 3603 1. Chief of Base Division 2* Deputy Division Chief for Political Sections 3. Deputy Division Chief for Technical Sections 4. Division Chief of Warehouse Storage 5. Chief (me Distribution of Labor Forces 6. Chief of Loading and Unloading Section (he has three transshipping instructors) 7. Chief of Accounting Sections (he has three assistants) 8. Chief of Dispatching Groups (he has three dispatchers) 9. Paymaster SECRET/SECURITY INFORMATION 50X1 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000100250006-6