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Item title: TSUNO Keishin supplementary interrogation report no. 4
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1`)
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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 6/1`
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-20 (Serial no. 34)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 10/1/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:144th Infantry Regt 2nd Bn Artillery Pl
Names: TSUNO Keishin, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Oivi [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda–Wairopi Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private TSUNO Keishin of the 144th Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion Artillery (Kawamura) Platoon, who was captured in Oivi on 9 November 1942. TSUNO, a 27 year old from Fukuoka, was an ammunition carrier. TSUNO was previously interrogated twice, on 3 December 1942 and 8 December 1942. In this report, TSUNO provides information on various aspects of Japanese military life: promotion system, ration and ration scales, uniforms, diaries, looting and Japanese radio broadcasting from the US and Australia. TSUNO also mentioned that Australian priosoners of war worked in Rabaul and outlined their daily routine, and said that he had learned a few card games from Australian soldiers.
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