|Item title:||JA147846 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9) |
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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 6/9|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-396 (Serial no. 546)|
|Quantity / desc:||11 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||24/8/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, COALMINING, PRISONERS OF WAR, AIR RAIDS|
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|Names:||JA147846, civilian employee|
|Area:||Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]|
Sentani [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147846, a civilian employee who was captured by natives near Lake Sentani and handed over to US troops on 14 May 1944. During the interrogation, JA147846 provided information on the conscription of civilian employees, a rumour that he heard that Australian prisoners of war were working at the Ube coal mine and appeared to be well treated, and an Allied air raid at Hollandia between 16 and 18 April 1944.|
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