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June 4, 1952
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Approved For Release 2008/06/30 y: CIA-RDP82-00457RO12300080005-6 Huuary COUNTRY SUBJECT PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. ` TM CENTRAL. INTELLIG~ NON 95? ~"ONREPORT INFORMATION REPORT CD NO. CIASSIt ICAI1ON SECRMT/COjtiNTRO.:. - U.S. OFFICIJ1S ONLY The Artillery C. np at Pusztavem DATE DISTR. 4 June 14152 NO. OF PAGES i NO. OF ENCLS.. (LISTED BELOW) 1 sketch 25X1 SUPPLEMENT TO -REPORT NO THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 1. The Hung?arian artillery regiment spent the surmaer of 1 i in camp at Puszta-Van ne artillery regiment at Puszta Vdm. /CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY . (Y82),near the Bakony forest. It Was sent froia Pena. tirhere it was in garrison. Regimental Commander: CIRCULATE C a p t a i n a Political off icer: The ao",miander o: the 1 T attery is Lieutenant Lire Pap. The 3. The regi_ental or,;anization is shown in the attached diagram. 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 4. The regir_ont draws 80 norcent of its enlisted strength fro-. the counties Vas, uopron-:,oson-Gyoer, and the rest fro. the neighborhood of Budapest. 5. The batteries each are equipped with three 152 mmi, self- propelled howitzers; in addition they each have two Soviet- type light machine guns and nine 11 48 machine pistols. 6. The camp was inspected in August 1951 by three high-ranking Soviet officers, vitro were aeco.:_panied by Russians in civilian clothes, The regiment left the carip at the end of October. 1951, but did not return to Papa; it went to Brest (N39), where it occupied the new barracks, 7. Besides the reg:Laent fro Li Papa, there were two other artillery regiments in the Puszta-V&_,i area: one at Sarbogard and the other at j3alaton Lakes Approved For Release 2008/06/30: CIA-RDP82-00457RO12300080005-6 Approved For Release 2008/06/30: CIA-RDP82-00457RO12300080005-6 u A. R~ ~~M~Kt~L Htr>G?ceRr~-ry~,~S d 4/ e9~'ir"Rf/ 11 l? ~'.d! P T~' ~~! R fer*imental steff, with 4igrii ,)nd ' baervation troops l1 - .,'3etta? ion sta's,-tl ike rer.irnental staff. T3atteries w it'-r' cnterpil.lar traction, each wi t'i three 152 mm howitzers. Authorized -peape Rer-imental staff 60 men 9 ttA Ian staff's. 30 each - 60 men our F~tt!~,ries of 110 - 440 morn OrFani;.stior, of th-~ Hun'rnrien C AVFMFAf ~,e 25X1 , 25X1 Approved For Release 2008/06/30: CIA-RDP82-00457RO12300080005-6