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June 1, 1950
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Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIA-Fkbk.2=b 602..0 CLASSIFICATiC ~'IAny'i'~tut./u u r li.~ ~+NTLY 25X1 COUNTRY 'olo_nca and ,poiisia ccu_plee uerg.nv_ REPORT NO TOPIC ~4Ja le avia'a ait:.t,y .q:x i E. ..; 'V~1la~t1L on the r'rankruri/yaer EVALUATION = 25X1 X PLACE OBTAINED 25X1 A DATE OF CONTENT l0 to 25 ..nri.i 150 DATE OBTAINED 25X1A DATE PREPARED- REFERENCES :~ ~~.m cruautizk 25X1 A 1 du 1950 PAGES 2 ENCLOSURES (No. & TYPE) REMARKS 25X1X R005200330002-0 SOURCE s. 1. In Brost Litovsk the engine of the coal train was used for switching purposes for two days. it moved 4 and 6-axle flatcars from the western and south- ern railroad stations to the northern stations where about 180 flatcars had been assembled at the end of shunting activity on 21 ~pril 195C. 2. An unusually large number of officers and men of artillery end tank units 9 but no units or materiel to be entrained, were seen at the Brest forth sta- tion s 3. .';bout 15 unnumbered trucks were observed on the train which stopped in ,utno ("` 53/0 89) on 17 j ri l 1950. The guns on that train had a 3 to 4-'meter-'long barrel with muzzle brake n a gun shield with rouru ed corners and twin wheels with pneumatic ' tires. The, gun carriages could not be seen.' The train in- cluded 20 boxcars occupied by officerZ and men. **. 4, The guns which were unloaded in Frankfurt/Odor on 25 April 1950 had a i .iber estimated at 150 mm9 a split-trail carriage,, dual disk wheels with per- forations, solid rubber tires,, about d.5-'meter-'long barrel of %7hich a .2o oter.Zone section projected from the semi-circular gun shie].c,and no muzzle brake. ROL/U - FIG 1ALJ ONLY Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIA-R Document He- ------ z'---------- 9~ 3 S CD 4~~~iaiai Ydud ~ v? Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457R005200330002-0 ; EI~~~A`,:bMIOL/U.i Ch. ?1C I, LJ Ci1LY 2 25X1A 5a No other military shipments were observed on either trip. There ww,ere no stoppages or con- gestions in roil traffic. 25X1X Cornnent; The description may check yr the TCOmm ;T gun, model 1944, the bar- rel of which, h.ourever, is almost 6 meters long, including the muzzle brake - **25X1X Comment: Probably a shipment of re p acexaen coupled to a train hauling material. **#5X1X ?+omrxments The description checks with e J _m=m X38 field hotvitzer a The unload- in ; of this type of Gun in r ankfurt/Gder -ny indicate that the ioviot Occupation Forces 'Germany v;eie not yet equipped : ith the latest 1943 model with a muzzle brakes T T O L/U3 G ?ICI:. -7.,:a 01 MY NCO 25X1A Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457R005200330002-0