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CLASSIFICATION simT/COmm - U, S. cP'FICTALS \OIJLY Approved For R&1 s A120iftffA. ffI`~I~{RkB 457R014 J2 COUNTRY East Germany SUBJECT Rail T'a fic through Frankfurt/Oder INFORMATION REPORT CD NO. THIS DOCUMENT CGNTAINS F NFORUATIOW AFFECTIRG TH3 NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES. WITHIN THE Il6AHWNG OF TITLE ta 56CTmna Tan N. O r ENCLS. $LISTEN SEL(IW) SUPPLEMENT T 25X1A 25X1 REPORT NO. 25X1A DATE DISTR. 20 Octvb,%r 1952 NO. OF PAGES 3 THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION J., .+c:eor-ding to the Frankfurt/ Oder border station, the follown ra.. a panen s crossed the border, in the directions indicated., during the Period from 10 through 14 August 1952., 25X1 Bate in Number and A.e_._ Tne'of Care a,. Westbound. 1O 96 F 11 =17 F, 19 G Load From 31 a, 8 F 14 SPY 4 F 2 F 14 tanks 8 " 2 " 60 AT guns with limbers 19 F. 17 G AT guns with limbers 48 F trucks Brest Litovsk 1berswalde (1) 15 F AT guns with limbers 18 0 howitzers 4 F searchlights and 4 generators F+ eretenw de {2) (2) Prenzlsu 0 lle " Jena (3) (4) (4) 13oarilugk. (5) Magdeburg (5) undetermined (1) CLASSIFICATION StC?Fx"'i'/rrtmmuOT __ LS. OF- r-V-TS nNL! STATE q _NAVY ~r NSRB ARMY >nF~ '9P I Ali: v s Ri DISTRIBUTION Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO14300380004-2 Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457R014300380004-2 SWR1 f C?NTRCL f U: 0 '?~fi0IALS CNLY 13 36 B 14 17 RRym.s military goods nl ti on 34 tanks (5) Brest Litovsk Toepohin (6) It . Prenzlau 25X1 b. &atbound. 10 43 P 32 V Neustrelitz 45 Jheterbog 43 3!2 10 B boards Fran kfurt f Oder 11 45 ]+' trucks Tu eat erbog (I ) 17 ` Zy" eenpty tank ahuttle train Prenzlau " (7) 3.53? trucks Aden 25 B military goods Paeretenwalde 4 B 20 RRym empty Eberswal de 9 Says Schwepnitz " (7) Boxcar Flatcar Gondola car RR *ri ,- R nJlatcar SSyms-? SS,ma-flatoar L:35'yr 88ys-flatcar The Frank!urt/Oder marshaling yard has been ordered to ex edlto all goods (8) Effeotive x. me $ eLy~ no more gr. n shuttle trains will. be dispatched to the 73'.s.S.,R, (9) A reserue pool of 56 RR.yw, 12 :Bytes and 36 SSys type oars has been formed at the freight car distribution point for eventual dispatch to Breast Litovsk.,(7) 25X1 (1) Those shipments are connected with the vehicle exchange program, 25X1 (2) The shipping of howitzers is reported for the first time, It cannot be detenulned whether the howitzers had a caliber of 122-man or 152-emu.. 11, x:,a?y be assumed that the equipment was for the Volkspolizei. 3 `' ^` f (' ".'CRQT,ft1~+ O3fCIALS C tiLY 25X1A 25X1A Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457R014300380004-2 Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457R014300380004-2 sMRET/Ct TRc ./us 0 'F$CZLLS CNLY 28 x 152-m howitzers we re sent from Brest Litovsk to ' `uerstenwalde via Frankfurt/ Oder on 16 .Mig xst a See Is believed 25X1 A that the two shipments w ere not identical, 25X1C (3) 4) (5) ese gun speens w ere probably also consigned to VP units as VP 25X1A artillery units are stat ioned at the destinations, F__ I 25X1 a shipment of 10 2 x 50-nn artillery pieces was space from res tovsk to Fuerste nberg via Frankfurt/Odor on 9 August. S, It is believed that the two shipments were not identical. (6) A large arr nuns tion depot of the GOFG to located I 25X1 (7) o a, ons eat = u d y a ca re and the asse Germ flat -ably of such oars in any from the U,S,J.R car,fin whigh two tan dicates that still more, tanks will be moved to ~ It is interesting to note that the new RFgn t-sl pe ks. can be loaded, was observed in use, 25X1A eo The tanks observed on 11 and 14 August as xepor e in paragraph each flatcar . _ of the present report ' re. loaded in pal o u 25X1 (8) ) The grain import program of P,n.stern Go ny was essentially'oampleted ii-1 25X1A late June 1952? See R :r/OCU1TRCL/US OFFICIALS C04L' Approved For Release 2006/04/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457R014300380004-2