|Item title:||M214 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/4) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial official records|
|AJRP series:||Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications|
|AJRP sub-series:||ATIS interrogation reports|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/4|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-180 (Serial no. 276)|
|Quantity / desc:||8 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||16/10/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, MORALE|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||115th Infantry Regt 1st Bn 1st Coy 1st Pl|
|Names:||M214, 2nd Class Pte|
|Area:||Huon Peninsula [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]|
Lae [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Mubo–Salamaua Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Salamaua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
Tuluvu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 2nd Class Private M214 of the 115th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 1st Company 1st Platoon, who was captured in Lae on 15 September 1943. M214, a 22 year old 2nd Class Private from Gunma, was abandoned by his unit and swimming across a river when he was captured by Australian troops. He was a rifleman in his unit. During the interrogation, M214 provided information on his movements from New Britain to Lae via Tuluvu and Nigol and then from Lae to Salamaua and back. He also talked extensively about the social conditions in Japan.|
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