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November 9, 2016
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April 23, 1999
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August 21, 1950
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1x1ELL09' . Approved For Release) 999LP4005800150013-2 COUNTRY Soviet Zone of Germarry TOPIC Doebaritz Airfield 00~.r...1/W .:.,. (... ;..i ll,/u,J -'.I.V~.~ TIIr .,T. .~. - REPORT NO PACES..ENCLOSURES (NO. & TYPE)m ,~ REMARKS l. Ninety to one hundred single-engine ground attack planes with a singled strut landing gear and a directional loop antenna forward of the rudder assembly were observed at the Doehsritz (N S3/Z 65) airfield betaeen 9 a.m. and 12: 30 p.m. on 31 July 1950. * Fifty of the planes had the upper edge of the rudder asserablies painted blue and were parked on the northern edge of the field, along the 11a;: Highway, ** T'iiirty five to forty planes were standing in wedge formation in the center of the field, and 6 to 10 planes were parked in front of the hangars on the southern edge of the field. The painting on the aircraft in the center of the landing field could not be determined, 2. The planes on the northern edge of the field -.,Pere refueled at 9 a.m. The ;round around the Manes in the center of the landing field was watered with a large hose. One of the latter planes took off at 9: 4L5 a.ra, heading toward Staaken (N 53/Z 6 ). It was unpai,itedd except for a snail red patch on the trailing edge of the rudder ass.:.-:ibly. The other planes in the center of the landing field took off in a group at 10:20 a.m. The leading edges of their rudder assemblies were painted rod. chile the ,)lanes prac- ticed formation flying, the aircraft on the northern ad ;e of the field and in front of the hangars remained inactive, 'I'?ie landing of the ?lanes :ras not observed, nor were changes noticed at the field or its installations, 25X1A Director of Central Intelligence to the AoAt CbV EireRelIase 199 Comment. Two ground attack regiments are boliaved to be stationed at Fr=0a e Comment, To date, this marking has been observed only on ground clt p anes of ground attack regiments stationed in Roinsdorf and Stondal, (CONFIDENTIAL r'~$ A0'(11 P %ATPP"v- 1n"!rM-"'4 O+x. This document is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the letter of 16 October 1978 from the /09/09: CIA-R