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_e.. W. Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/11: CIA-RDP82-00457R011700290001-4 ~ . y.~.~..._ CI_ASSl I=1CATION ~.0.,~" L.~t / / ~ (~~ SECURITY ItTOFd",PT 0U COUNTR'~ Cermamf (Soviet "Lone - ----REPORT ---- f Lilitarv Inforrlation irom t.]~ Lien rat nth -- --~ q TOPIC-_a- - 50X1-HUM EVALUATION LACE OBTAINED DATE OF CONTENT DATE OBTAINED REFERENCES 50X1-HUM DATE PREPARED F; AnrJ l " -?- PAGES_ 3 ENCLOSURES (NO. & TYPE).. --- - REMARKS - - 50X1-HUM 50X1-HUM On 9 :.-arch 1952, a troop train of 20 boxcars anc: 20 E_,ondola cars ryas un- loaded at the A.1tengrrbow (I.' S3/Z 00) railro^d station. 'she train came from Rathenow and carried coterpillor tractor: towine, 12 x 122-t=it;. ;uns, ca orpz ar tractors toriint. 1; x 76 , 2- , uns and true cs On 10 -,arch train included: caterpillar tractors 3, equipment un oa ed tom inI2 x 1 2 ih guns two ca erpi ar rec ors vri rat ers:, and trucks 50X1-HUM 2. on 13 "?~arch, a troop train o 20 boxcars anc: 20 ?_ondola cars ryas loaded at the Altent raboly railroad r~i th caterrillar t.r~=ctors .' A -1 *1 pieces, ca, erpillar tractors -u.ns , anc; trucks torrin ; 3 x 76.2-mm 50X1-HUM 3, on 16 -arch, 25 cars carr,,?inc tuns of 76.2-r?r;i and 122-mr. and ammunition, cc,,:.inC. frori Frankfurt/Odor, arri.ed at the AltenCrabor. railroad station. troop train of 30 boxcars - d 10 y?ondola cars unloaded on 17 I:arch ary iPd 11: x 120-.m mortars, trucks and trucks cas re-entrained on 19 a?'arcna ?r~ Twelve ro ke? trucks anti of the 2-75-xx series arrived in : ' en- Craaorr bar road on 17 ..a.rch. Tho sate unit ::as re-entrai.nc6 at the 1,lton- CraboT: railroad station on 19 :arch. (h) 50X1-HUM CLASSIFICATION SfmiV.T/CO''TRfT,/tlS O ' 'T(;TM (}?'T?Y Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/11: CIA-RDP82-00457R011700290001-4 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/11: CIA-RDP82-00457R011700290001-4 S i,CR1'T/CO:'TROL/US OFrTCIA i. i 0 ELY SECUftIT I2~ F0RT':TION 2 2. 6. On 21 March, a troop train was loaded at the Altengrabow railroad station with 12 x 7602-mm v. duns 7. On 21 "?:rcii, a troop train was loaded at the Altengrabow railroad station with 12 x 76.2-mm AA uns and trucks Another troop train was loaded with 12 x 7 .2-mm kLt. guns and vehicles 3. Troop trains loaded at the Altengra'bow railroad st.'t.on on 22 March in- cluded: a train of 1O cars with 12 x 76.2 .A guns and trucks a train of 0 cars with 14 x 76~~ mM .guns an _trucks a train of 0 cars with 12 x 76.2-mm AA guns and trucks and a train with 12 rocket launchers at the Alten rabo~^r railroad station trucks mounting heavy 50X1-H On 23 MG roh 9 , machine guns were loaded on a train which allegedly went to Gotha. The trucks were numbered 50X1 -H 10, On 21 Liarch, a shipment of 3I new trucks left the Alten,rabow railroad station a17 ogedly for Brest Litovsk. 50X1-HU 11. At 11 a.m. on 26 March, a troop train of five boxcars with soldiers wearing red-bordered black epaulets with artillery insignia, and an unknown number Of flatcars carrying 1t x 122-mm field howitzers, 1 jeep and 1 ?rueks Lt 0 ras unloaded at the Alten ;rata rail- road station. Another troop train consisting of 12 boxcars with soldiers re~arinE; red bordered blast: epaulets, and of an unknown number of flatcars carr in 16 x 122-rim howitzers 1 jeep and 25 tracks y g , ryas unloaded at 2 on the same day. The unit drove to the 1nrth 50X1-HU Campo (9) Comments. trains, nents of the 6th Arty Div from Rathenow The train was loaded by a component or e uiv. The unit unloaded on 17 March and reloaded on 19 March belonged to the 65th (?) Mort Brig from tiathenow. The unit which had arrived by road belongs to the unidentified rocket launcher regiment of the XXIX (ids Pty Rifle Corps in Leipzig-Schoenau and was re-entrained on 20 ".arch 1952. SECftlaT/Co?! hOL/US OFFICIALS OT,LY S .CURITY II:FORMATION ,On 18 March a troop train carry ink, 12 rocket launchers was unloaded at the Altenrabow railroad station. ( and trucks troon train with rocket launchers trucks UM UM M M Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/11: CIA-RDP82-00457R011700290001-4 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/11: CIA-RDP82-00457R011700290001-4 TV 1'S.i_M) iii.. +.i. .Cr,,... l) J1LS_ V ~.: ~~.1 . (~) The unit unloaded on 10. rc:? 1912 t'elon.. i to t e u_ri.doutificd rocket launcher ror-inent o7 the XXVITT Cds "tz Rifle Cor,.'s in 3t,n1felt'. ?,jnloc.:c.a.n[ of unit frog: Hallo of tl_L unidentified 'u nrd.i rocket la.unclier5OX1-HUM battalion of the 21st , ds I"ecz .Div. (7) The troop Crain on 21 ',arch carried on unit of th?- 10th Cus i ank Div (3) The troop trnin;, reritior:ed in :tarn; rcphs 7 and 3 included: 2 trel.ns V",ith com;,orrcnts of the 13th !AA Div on 21 : rch 1952; 3 trains v itli r " units of the 20th Cds :"ecz Piv, thr 9th C:ds lank Div and the 21st Ods :'ecz ,jiv, Pr-C, 1 train .?:ith elements o l" the unidentified rocket launcher rej it c nt of the XXWII I (ids :.'tz Rifle Corps on '22 .arc" 1952. On 23 . = rcl: l952, a co=n portent of the 57th Cc's :'tz dflc Div ras loaded' on the troop train rentioned Lr_ parar..raph 9. (9) components of the 6th Arty, Div ?r ere unloaded from tiw. two troop treins on 26 Thrch 1952, 1ci;ivTZ,.. 1, C)" Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/11: CIA-RDP82-00457R011700290001-4