|Item title:||JA147097 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/8) |
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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 6/8|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-351 (Serial no. 496)|
|Quantity / desc:||5 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||16/7/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||1st Independent Mixed Regt|
10th Independent Bde
|Names:||JA147097, Superior Pte|
|Area:||Kavieng [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Ireland]|
Manus Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Islands]
Los Negros Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Islands]
Ibaraki Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147097 of the 1st Independent Mixed Regiment, who was captured at Papitalai, Manus Island, on 9 March 1944. JA147097, a 27 year old Superior Private from Ibaraki Prefecture, surrendered to US troops. JA147097 was uncooperative and the information he provided was considered unreliable. During the interrogation he provided information on the composition and organisation of the 10th Independent Brigade, shipping movements, damage to the battleship Yamato by Allied submarines on 25 December 1943, and the results of Allied air attacks on Kavieng in January 1944.|
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