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December 13, 1951
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Approved For Release 2000/06/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO10000010007-6 25X1A W ') CLASSIFICATION ~1/UuluritvU/u urryulaw U:,iL1 SECURITY INFORMATION TONIC Stendal-Burstel Airfield 25X1 C ?5X1X 19- 5; OF CONTEN d IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIilillill- DATE OBTAINED DATE PREPARED 13 December 1951 5X1A REFERENCES PAGES 2 ENCLOSURES (NO. & TYPE) REMARKS- 25X1X 25X1X '. Between noon and 2:30 p.m. on 9 November 1951, Stendal-Borstel airfield was observed from its eastern side. The weather was clear. Twelve'IL-10s were narked in front 25X1 X of the middle hangar. The 25X1 25X10 , ,? __M -There was no f~ 11 lying. ^ A metal mast to 8 to 10 meters high 25X1 C 2. On 11 November,, 22 I1 10svere parked in front of the middle hangar at the field. Six other planes of the same type were observed on the landing field. The white 25X1 C 3. On 5 November, there was no flying at the field. It was hazy and rainy. Twelve single-engine low win; monoplanes were parked 200 meters from the har s, ;',ix . officers and 80 5ov et`ar n wj. riflea and target,, left thr ~ eks in tal]a?~- tion and mar hhd he c n f ?ld. A local resid,6;xat said t thef ?ff1 e 0 _pg -1 and womeniabser e d .ng the sr ~r were still aiailo-ie'd at the'f cad. 14. Between .8 and 10 a.m. on 10 No' a ai, there was flying by single-engine low-living monoplanes. One plane toed a sleeve target while two planes alternately approached the target and fired short bursts with light cannons or heavy machine guns. This In addition to the air force troops, an artillery unit equipped with heavy AT guns Lasted for 50 to 60 minutes. On both days of observation there was traffic by 'ee was quartered in the barracks installation and at the field, 5. Between 15 and 20 November, no flying was observed at the field. On the afternoon of 15 November, 12 single-engine low-wind; monoplanes with in-line engines and tail wheels were parked on the landing field south of the hangars. A radio truck with an extended antenna was observed on the southern ed,e of the field where fuel 25X1 C tainers were previously dui; in. were seen. According to local residents, the wives of air force officers said that they would leave i3orstel soon. 3 * t;~r,~NI~ iL) NTIAL to EVALUATION s~e-3~w PLACE OBTAINED ,~;Tit(L/U Oi" ICIAALS O