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July 23, 1951
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Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2013/11/06: CIA-RDP82-00457R007800300007-3 C01\!FIDENTIAL CLASSIFICATION "6,EGRAW COMOL OFFICIALS OM! CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY REPORT IINIFORMATION REPORT CD NO. COUNTRY Poland SUBJECT Construction of Highway and of Broad-gauge Railroads PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. DATE MIR, NO.OFPAGES 1 2.--1 ,NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. ' MP. ?JOCIONSIIT COISTA/PS 'UFOS/UUCP APVICTISOTE114 slATiORAL MESS/ TI6Z SWIM STATES 1ThUS TITS SEAMS OF THE OSPIONAGE ACT SO J. TS ASO S. AS ASISSOCD. ITS IS3IF3IStS0KS9 Olt Tliti 12EVELATIOP ,3F trZ COMM IS AST $10101211 TO AS S'IMPIPORISSD UPSON IS FitA. PFSET50 EP? SAW. itzmoseritni OP TM 5353 IS PROSISFISD. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATIOr- and Railroad Construction a L..:.250X1-HUM L The Soviet Covernment has ordered the construction of a two-lane hlthui way across Poland to provide a rapid means of communication between Moscow and Berlin. The highway will avoid all centers of population. ? By early spring of 1951 it extended from the Polish border near Brest- Litovak to the vicinity of the town of Biala Podlaska (S 53/M 46), 2. Work on the highway is progressing day and night at a forced rate. In order to encourage the best efforts of the workers, they are being paid the abnormally high wage of 2,000 zlotys per month. They are housed in isolated quarters and kept under police surveillance. 3. It is reported that the USSR, Poland, and Czechoslovakia have concluded an agreement providing for the conversion of the Brest-Litovsk.Versaw- Poznan-aerlin and the Lwou-Irakow-Prague-Bratislava railroad lines to broad (Russian) gauge. Soviet Production Control Commission 4, The USSR is sending a mission to Poland to supervise strategic production in that country. The mining industry, the electric power system, the chamical industry, and the precision machinery industry will come under the control of the Russian commissioners. The Soviet control group will be under the direction of General Lomonosov, who served as a director of economic mobilization in Russia during World War Ile , 50X1 -HUM Decumsnt No. No Change In Declas.7.!:t.: Class. CI -,.15 ?s re) Auth.: '16 2. Date: CLASSIFICATION 328144T COBTROL - U S STATE X NAVY NSRD ?DISTRIBUTION ARMY '1AR !xlm on 1 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2013/11/06: CIA-RDP82-00457R007800300007-3