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August 29, 1952
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Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13500240009-1 ai-4" -- CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SECRET SECURITY INFORMATION INFORMATION REPORT REPORT CD NO. COUNTRY DATE DISTR. 29 August 1952 OF PAGES 2 SUBJECT. Miscellaneous Rail'anc Merit 25X1 DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED 25X1 THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES, WITHIN THE MEANING OF TITLE 18, SECTIONS 79} AND 794. OF THE U.S. CODE, AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OR REVE- LATION OF ITS CONTENTS TO, OR RECEIPT BY AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. THE REPRODUCTION OF.THIS FORM IS PROHIBITED. 25X1 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION Three hundred crates of factory equipment, some as heavy as 33'tons and as large as 150 by 150 by 100 centimeters, have been received in Szczecin (Stettin) harbor, The origin of the cargo. is Germanyo 2, The following rail movements have been reported in. the Olsztyn (Allenstein) region: a;, '3 May 1952s twenty-one cars and 18 cars consisting of military equipment for polygon field training. The training polygon is one kilometer from Nidzica (Neidenburg -0 53/ W 03)p b, 7 May 1952: thirty-one cars of engineers, ten guns, ten vehicles, ten military pontoons, c, 8 May 19522 tirenty cars with 20 vehicles, ten military cars, one passenger car with nurses and wives; also on the same day, 51 cars with 14 guns (about 120 mm), 20 vehicles, one hospital car, miscellaneous military supplies;,en route from Olsztyn to Muszaki (Muschaken - R WE 71), 3. In Biestrzykowice (Eckersdorf) 10 to 12 cars of.military equipment, all well- covered,'have been noted each week. The cargo appears to be in transit through Namyslow (Namslau P 52/C 92) 4,. Between 28 April and 7 May, several trains of two to five cars each have arrived in Olsztyn from Zurawiec (Schwandorf - P 51/H 64), The cars contained communications equipment belonging to military unit 41450 50, A transshipment depot is being built in Bieniasze ( S 54/ B 63), STATE CLASSIFICATION ARMY 1l:'6 SECRET AIR NSRB FBI ORR ?9b x IM M t lUll l $E Joe, 720 r7 2-3 7 97 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13500240009-1 25X1 6. A motorized unit from the Warsaw garrison-went to Orzysz (Arys - R 54/A'66) ) for polygon training. With them were 48 tanks of various sizes. The training polygon is located at Muszaki,. Among other arrivals were trains with 36 light pontoons from Olsztyn and another three trains with 28 heavy and 42 light pontoons. 7. On 19 May, a Russian train of 26 cars arrived from Germany and headed for Brest. It contained 900 tons of electrical equipment, including a large transformer occupying an entire station platform. 8. On May 22, a Russian train passed through Brest en:route to Germany with a cargo of 36 large cisterns. 9. A large number of boxes enveloped in thick pieces of tin and bound with wire have been arriving at Szczecin. Some were loaded on the Russian vessel NAVA. On 7 April, 150 tons of these boxes were loaded; they carried the label "factory parts". Twenty-four tons were loaded on the vessel ISKRA,' which also took 4,000 tons of cement and 800 tons of crates to the Soviet Union. Destination is unknown. 10. On 6 May, the Polish vessel SAN loaded 230 tons of caoutchouc 'Vi t bthec~ t 2L-,he Baterda port: (sic), The RYAZAN took on 3,000 tons of German cement destined for the Soviet Union. 11. Five to six vessels arrive in Szczecin with iron ore each month. Some come from Finland. The ore is unloaded at Szczecin where it is processed at the steel mill. 12. From time to time, Soviet vessels unloadcgrain in Szczecin. The grain is 130 usually sent to Germany. The. Polish vessel NAREW was damaged during the month of May when it was fired upon by a Soviet vessel for straying from a:navigation lane, SECRET Approved For Release 2006/04/20 CIA-RDP82-00457R013500240009-1 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13500240009-1