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March 11, 1952
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Apps' fftUo[qase'2`006t6$'1'08L:' Vi.._ P,. 2 4 .Z, 25X1 7 S'': t: :`TFO ?~I.TI01 ' rt4booz6ooor-o ~r~vlet one) ~:. --REPORT N0. COUPE o'f`f _...~L.'. ; TOPIC--.- 25X1 ?."ovoments of Soviet Troop Trains 25FERENCES PAGE a. -2._ENCLOSURES (NO. & TYPE) Date To Brest Litovsk From Erest Lito vsI: 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 1e At 6 a.m. on 15 February 1952, a Soviet troop train with soldier- at least 9 heavy tanks and about 20 trucks was observed at the Cottbus ra:..road stations The train seemed to have come from Frankfurt/Odor and p:+'3ceedet toward Falkenbergs Troop trains lincluded: a train of 7 boxcars and ,__ "...tears. from Forst 4inna to erir en on 22 F ebr ar fl and a train of 6 boxcars and 19 flatcars, an unknown shipping point to Brandenburg-Altstadt on 23 Februyiry:, * 3, The following numbers of Soviet military personnel viere obser %iE d aboard leave trains in Frankfurt/Oder between 21 and 23 February: 21 February 190 and 200 200 and 1150 22 February 210 and 180 210 and 190 23 February 190 and 200 200 and 160 4. Two troop trains passed through the Fried rich sfelde ra?ilroad .eta ion :mac' -rent toward Templin on 24 February0 The first train consistted of 4-0 to 50 cars, including 20 flatcars ZIS trucks- 15 to 20 :o?vcrod flatcars; and 3 flatcars Yrithh heavy tanks 3'} = s3ccynd train consisted of about 30 boxcars and 1 i .a cars 73 e Z I r^sa ,, ., ,1.. 26 lFebruary, a train of 20 flatcars with an unknown cargo - :cnt t -3,,w rd tic, same directions -:= 5n 25X1 A troop train observed at the Frankfurt/Odor railroad station on 2'11 .'e).;.: consisted of 12 boxcars with soldiers and 20 flatcars with t m AA guns, ) searchlights, ii. generator sets, ft trucks mounting 1-1e:a;r,, iiachine guns and 16 trucks, including one truck loaded with a field kitcen0. The train cane from the direction of Fuerstenwaldo, was dispatched tar.?ard Bee skew, Gorrnent G Possibly a unit returning to Bra.nuounurr CLASSIFICATION :ECPJT/CONTROL/US OFFICIALS 011Y Approved For Release 2006/08/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R011300260002-0 Approved For Release 2006/08/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R0l1300260002-0 C'"ILY 2 25X1 25X1 ' om I'aldensleben whereto it moved on 15 February 192 Co trnentQ 'rho trains probably carried components of the 6th luczs '_va I Ia troop train with several tanks passing thdou h the Rr?i tz ra _ rna station and proceeding toward Templin on 25 F bruai , :L;?'>2 25X1311` Comment,. Another s ..a IT-of-Me entire AAA unit sti4t.9 r,r r ,,+. ,?--rtenvralde airfield el :: 't r-lil nn 27 Fehriinnr 100 1>CrI,TET/CO*:TROL/LIS O] FICIi.L:> ONLY Approved For Release 2006/08/08 : CIA-RDP82-00457R0l1300260002-0 25X1 25X1