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June 25, 1952
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~.+~.d~a 2~~"u tC ~Vi~E.w i. J : C l V CEU ZJ mI_iX~ Ih1 t.evt: COUNTRY- _- ~ AP rovM Fpr ~2eJeas~ 2006/0~4/ 'd'P1-ii ~4OA(l-801290 250004-2 T rev a POT3U. Soviet Arr?riunition Depot at Altenrrahorr 25X1 EVALUATION- I_ MACE OBTAI'IED_~ DATE OBTAIh!ED.,,?.. PAGES._.~. .._..ENCLOSURES (NO. & T'PE)1 - 1 sketch 25X1 25X1 144 5 25X1 1G During the period from 19 April to 3 May 1.952, the axnr7.uwLition depot at Al tengrabow was operated by about 200 Soviet soldiers, The .nstalla.tion was guarded by am infantry company which was quarter low temporary barracks buildings in the depot area, 2? h5-mm AT a iunition, Al, ammunition of undetermined caliber and' 122-mm and l52-unm artillery ammunition eras stored in armumiti on buildings? The ar unition arrived by raj~. in separate shipments of ft zes or shellsa 25 boxcars arrived on 30 DEcerber, 10 boxcars on 2.5 January 2, and 1 train from Brest ::Litovsk arrived an 3 April and 1 train on 4 April 1952, The two last shipments consisted of 122--rpm artillery amr.Funition0 max=u Lrvrl inc cirect;xon 01- 1"ranikfurt/Odor, The train consisted of 20 cars with 76-mm. ammumition, 12 cars with 122 ,mnm amx:iunition and 1J cars with 152- nm aroxnunitions The ar ,unition was ;w4 On the morning of 5 a sf pment of 35 boxcars with 120-rpm and 160--mm mortar ammunition arrived,, 3. On tl'e morning of 27 April. t.hr5 25X1 At about 12 p.m. on 19 t Aril, an arir:uni ti>ion train of 13 boxcars left the installat.ion, with L. boxcars 'bound for Koenigsbrueck, h to Koethen L to S l;enr};c.l, ,t to Jteterbog, and 2 to L airdel)ut^ 25X1 a shipment of 30 boxcars lef" , Alten orabot?.- for i res , Litovsk on 5 "Lay, the main receiving, stations for w7 . . ,s ram A_ engrabot^r were Stcndal, x erleberg;, Rathenow, L'ernburg; and Pontoons were repaired and provided . with a new coat of paint in the filling station of the ammunition depoto the engineer troops who worked on the pop oons came ..roar Dessau-Rosslaus.* * orx^.ent. The axzmunition shipments arriving at f.ltenr.rabm, were listed in reports from the border-crossing point at Frankfurt/odor, floi-.cver, these repor;~s deviate from the present information inasmuch as 156 cars, rather than only 172 cars, have passed tie :border during the period fro: 1 January to the beginning-; of 1.'ay 1952 The outdoing shipments were not contained in reports on rail movements. C;LASSIFICATIOW ShCRT.,T/C0? :,'I0L/U5 0FFICI_,L 41.1:L1 25X1 25X1 .-.DATE PREPARED 25 Jung 1952 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO12900250004-2 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 .: CIA-RDP82-00457R012900250004-2 L vcrinent Though reported for the firs IC ti.rme a the i nform at,ion is conceilmb e? w Pox- sketch on the .n,ltenf_-rabovr a nunition depot, see ! imex 25X1 Approved For , va - 9'18-?47R01 2900250004-2 25X1 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457R012900 - pa[;eo f~l r%Int to sc".4 1101 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO12900250004-2 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO129002500g2 ?.c~ end I -to 24, Detached an nunitiorz 1 u 1 dirr~s, each li cling a Capacity of 15 tcris, 25 to !;.8G ftzt:;unition buiicti.n;_t-, protected by earth noun(.-;5, ' ith each building having .a capacity of 30 tonj- !;.9 to 54'. Ar'S1unition buildings protected by earth mounds, ear ch bui.l.ding? havin4 +-] capacity of ).I j tons o to r~~.ry 3torag;< bai1din _s;, 1ior ei~2f~rs 75 to '(9. G to i3 lmrunition bunkers, each with ) capacity of 2 tonsc. u!j to 90,, A:f1:;aunit.ion barkers, each v,'ith a capacity of a tons, Ia ,Am-xn- .on buildiri{_ r:7ith cr,.ert ency a!r, urnitiona 911) Building for heating' tax. 92, locomotive shed.,:. tox-gely ousej, y , lp y(?~r. A d(,1.R.L'tis C:S a 0./T on l?7Yv6J..Lc,irtg 4": 96, orkcshor)., 97, LOW wooden 11.+.CJY1^,~ C am.t o 99: :.egss building,. 0O . 4Ci,. ne nt shed.: 101 Direction of t:1tcng raborr x atiroac", statiun,, 1.724 Direction of troop training trounds.. 10, 10. Direction of f x.11 I nc station? tt}~i torehouS e Shel.:? (ash? Station. c=7 i i c ,,J . > ora,Y Approved For Release 2006/04/20 CIA-RDP82-00457RO12900250004-2