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Item title: Fleet medical reports
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/33)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/33
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-364
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 75 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Medical record
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 13/5/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:1st Fleet
4th Fleet
6th Fleet
8th Fleet
9th Fleet
12th Air Fleet HQ
Languages: English
Area:Palau Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Wewak [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Lae [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Salamaua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Hollandia on 24 April 1944 during the Allied attacks on Japanese positions in northern Dutch New Guinea, which were intended to isolate the 18th Army at Wewak. This item is a collection of medical reports contained in bulletins of 1st, 4th , 6th and 8th Fleet and 12th Air Fleet Headquarters, held by the Chief Medical Officer of 9th Fleet, dated November 1943 to 20 January 1944. It contains a report on the treatment of patients evacuated from Lae-Salamaua via Wewak-Hollandia to Palau, a reference to the handling of pensions from 8th Fleet bulletin, a summary of the bulletin from the Chief Medical Officers Meeting (6th Fleet Headquarters) in November 1943, materials for the study of submarine sanitation based on a report from a Japanese medical officer who went on a cruise on a German submarine, a patient's chart for the 12th Air Fleet for October 1943, and a summary of bulletin from the Chief Medical Officers Meeting of November 1943 (12th Air Fleet Headquarters).
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