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December 22, 1950
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Approved For Release 2Q03/09/03 : CIA-RDP82- JR006600320007-1 CLASSIFICAT ON S ;' T CENTRAL. TELL INS R TO N REPORT CD NO. COUNTRY Germany (Russian Pone) f Polar l TE DISTR.. 27 December 1950 SUBJECT i' ilitary Shipments by Rail PLACE ACQUIRE[' 25X1 DATE OF INFO. A train was observed on 1 December carrying 172-Yard. k sic) artillery pieces and motor vehicles THIS 8OC1tt8LCd7 CON7A4t38 b8lFOITh &Tt0i5 ACrPL+:R'14t6Ft16 tdATCOb:A. WIFIR OF ,118t 881TlID $TATFS C11TV88 7144t 02AVIONO OF Tfl 83CItOTMOR ALT RO V. S. C.. 8t Ai4D 32. AS MENDED. 1Tr 7RASSM152O88 OR WE #B4'24.ATC0i4 PRO- OP 878 00NY3S78 414 AWL 13AMNSM TO AN O1AUTSORM1D MEW IF 011141 t5 sv LAtI,. 11 t 2ODSCTBON OF }71t8 r'Otl% to P18841 OMP), 3. During the period 8-1.8 December about 470 trucks, a few of which were new,, were shipped into the Soviet zone via Frankfurt on the Oder. Other shipments from Brost-Litovsk Included only commercial items, and no troops, at least until after 2l December.. 'r+rd11 44 25X1 NO. OF PAGES 1 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. Decument?. TI-IIS tI VIDeclassifi Class. Changet T A uth.: Ii~ la !*. The train density on the railroad line from Frankfurt to Brest-Litovsk has been doubled; it now averages some 16 or 18 trains daily. 5. No loading or unloading activities were observed in the Zossen-440nsdaxf area between 18 and 20 December, nor were any empty freight cars parlEd there. The Lutz Kaserne and the tank troops' training ground were still unoccupied on 22 December 1950, while the Hindenburg Kaserne was only pa ?tly occupied. The only vehicles observed there belonged to the GSOV.* However, all. barracks installations in WttnsdorP are being renovated, and the local authorities expect that they will be reoccupied early in February 1951. 6. The Ya.3aszewice marshaling yard**, which is the railhead for Russian broad- gauge tracks, will allegedly be ready for operation within three weeks. The bridge across the Bug River carries standard-gauge and broad-gauge tracks. The yard at Malaszewico is to be used mainly for trains carrying balk cargo., 7. The personnel of the locomotive columns stationed at Frankfurt/Oder were restricted to their quarters after 15 December. It is rumored also that deactivated columns will be put back into operation. ~ Date: _ _L-1-4 By oaata sent Thus it. is clear that no new units have arrived there since e recent evacuation. If any new troops have come into Gera y during December, they may be quartered In the Altengrabow area, which has been evacuated by an AAA division. 25X1 1., On 16 and 17 December 1950 two trains comp ' '-Menu _a,.+9 r1n+._.., nQ carrying 120.-mm. AA artillery passed through Frankfurt/Odor, headed for :are st-Litovsk. 2. Two military trains passed through Frankfurt westbound on 16 and 17 December. 25X1 25X1 25X1** 25X1 CLASSIFICATION S2C ET r wAvr C3IST^IBUTION Next Review Date: 2008 para. 1 (bottom of page 2). ArchMost of tlp dd` r-Releasej2003/09/03 : CIA-RDP82-004 GONFIUENTIAL in accordance wigh the letter of 16 October 1078 from the Director of Central Intelligence to the i l,s s document is hereby regr,,a=>'1 ice: if U ~. 1.1J 25X1 9.E 25X1