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Item title: Trial of General IMAMURA
Title (romaji): IMAMURA Taishô ni taisuru saiban kaishi ni kansuru ken
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/103)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/103
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/103
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 4 page, carbon copy, typed and in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Correspondence
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 11/4/1946
Conflict code: Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Names: IMAMURA Hitoshi, Gen; Morris
Sender: IMAMURA Hitoshi, Gen
Recipient: Morris, Commander-in-Chief, 8th Military District
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: In these documents, IMAMURA states he should be tried soon so that ideas and motives of many other suspected war criminals who were under his command can be clarified and sound and proper judgement passed on them.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Trial of General IMAMURA
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Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: IMAMURA Hitoshi, Gen; Morris
Names (kanji ):
Sender: IMAMURA Hitoshi, Gen
Sender (kanji):
Recipient: Morris, Commander-in-Chief, 8th Military District
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names:
Japanese unit names (romaji):
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
Other information
This document was probably written by Gen IMAMURA. The penciled document is a draft of the carbon copied document. English translation of the document is attached.
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:13 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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