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February 19, 1952
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Approved For Release 2006/03/03 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO10600400007-7 CLASSIFICWI"F1'WROL - U.S. OFI'FIGIPLLS ONLY S r4 TR?T`! INPOPPffATION CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 25X1 REPORT INFORMATION REPORT CD NO. COUNTRY SUBJECT Military Rail Traffic PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. ev THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED OTATRS. WITHIN THE MEANING OF TITLE 18. SECTIONS lBS AND 784, OF THE U. S. CODE. AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OR REVEL- ATION OF ITS CONTENTS TO OR RECEIPT ST AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON IS PROHIBITED BY LAW THB REPRODUCTION OP TRIO FORM 19 PROHIBITED. 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 DATE DISTR. 19 Feb. 1952 NO. OF PAGES I NO. OF ENCLS. LUSTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEV, LI AT V;"ff USLY DISTRIBUTED AS "CIA PREUMRIARY SO DISSEMINATION NUMBERED 1. Since 26 January 1952, nine shuttle trains with empty R and SS flatcars have been observed moving eastward through Frankfurt/Oder bound for Brest-Litovsk. Up to 2 February, 284 cars of both types were identified. There are no reports of boxcars being equipped as troop carriers. Germany (Russian Zone) There are three possible reasons for the movement of rolling stock. a. Shipments of tanks from the USSR to the Soviet Zone; between 30 December and 20 January, 57 tanks were transported westward via Frankfurt/Oder directly to Soviet units. b. Shipments of new trucks to the Soviet Zone; nearly 100 have been observed to date. c. Shipments of jet aircraft from the USSR to Koethen and Werder. 25X1 30 imminent grain shipments from the East to the Soviet Zone may have occasioned the large eastward movement of empty cars DO NOT CIRCULATE, 25X1 Comment: This is a partial denial of a previous report which stated that 1J,o00 railcars were to be requisitioned and reconditioned for troop-carrying purposes. Document No. No Change In Cia:s,^1 [I Declassified 25X1 Class. Changed To: TS S Autha HIS 76-2 Dates --- 7- S.EP_ g_ By Approved For Release 2006/03/03 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO10600400007-7