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September 25, 1952
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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY Approved For Release 2006/04/20 :CIA-RDP82-00457R01390009 CLASSIFICATION SECRET/CONTROL a-US OFFICIALS ONLY . SECURITY INFORMATION - 25X1 INFORMATION REPORT REPORT CD NO. COUNTRY SUBJECT DATE OF ? INFO. PLACE ACQUIRED East Germany Production at Various Factories 25X1 at Leipzig 25X1 DATE DISTR. 1..!5 September 1952 NO. OF PAGES 2 NO, OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES, WITHIN THE MEANING OFTITLE 18, SECTIONS 793 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. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 25X1 The sm. Meachinenfabrik Zeitz (Zemag) mamafactures shafts of all sizes, and delivers thea principally to plants around Leipzig. Parts for cranes are also manufactured. The steel divi ion is engaged mainly in repairing heavy ears. Not enough material is available for new construction. Since the middle of June? east plates have'also been fabricated, which almost certainly are intended for building tanks. They are 50 mm thick. Pro- duction in %lime was 150 pieces. From the Benzinmark B5hien about 600 tons of airplane gasoline are shipped daily in tank cars to Brest-Litovsk, Soviet Union. Diesel fuel is manu- Matured-only from a gasoline barna A process for manufacturing it from a nitropenta (sic) base is planned. Monthly production is rising all the time. At the present time it is between 2,000 and 4,000 tons. VES 011mannawerk, Leipzig, makes breechblocks for guns in large quanti- ties. Blocks are made for guns ca! 20, 55, 88, and 120 mm. The 20 nut breeth- blocks are of two models; one for belt-fed ammunition and one for magazines. Parts for antiaircraft arms of all calibemsare .as produced according to blueprints which originate in the Maschinethan Onigsee SAG. The SAG Louis Schopper, Leipzig, produces machines for the manufacture of ammumition. Seven cartridge-drawing machines were delivered to Zeithain in. June alone. Machinea haee been delivered to the Mockrehna works at TOrgau steadily since 1953a 12 machines for manufacturing land mines were delivered there in May 1952. In JUne? three special cartridge-drairing machines for 55 mmaaliber were delivered, complete 'with be plates. Work- men vho assedhle the machines say that altogether about 850 machines have been delivered to Mockrehna. It June' 1952, 30 groundplates and 20 stands for machines ware delivered to Krupp-Gruson, Magdeburg. The groundplates were Shipped in the form of castings. CLASSIFICATION MET/CONTROL -- US OFFICIALS ONLY 25X1 STATE NAVY NSRB DI STR I BUT ION ARMY AIR FB I ORR Elf 4 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457R013900090004-9 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457R013900090004-9 SECRET/CONTROL - US OFFICIALS ONLY -2- 25X1 All the streets leading out of Leipzig are being or will be safeg-uarded. by shelters. The shelters resemble those Which during the last liar served the observers of the air raid, defense. SECRET/CONTROL -- US OFFICIALS ONLY Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457R013900090004-9 25X1 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457R013900090004-9 Approved For Release 2006/04/20 : CIA-RDP82-00457R013900090004-9