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Item title: YAMADA Noboru interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-102 (Serial no. 173)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 12 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 25/6/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:115th Regt Headquarters Signals Coy 2nd Pl 3rd Sect
Oigawa Maru
Names: YAMADA Noboru, Superior Pte; OKABE Akimitsu
Languages: English
Area:Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Cape Nelson [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private YAMADA Noboru of the 115th Regiment Headquarters Signals Company 2nd Platoon 3rd Section, who was captured in Tufi on 9 March 1943. YAMADA, a 28 old Superior Private from Tokyo, was drifiting on a lifeboat after Oigawa Maru had been sunk when he was captured by a US boat. During the interrogation, YAMADA provided information on unit organisation, supplies, and morale in Japan. OKABE Akimitsu (Serial no. 172) was in the same boat when YAMADA was captured.
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