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Item title: Miscellaneous orders and bulletins, November 9 - December 8 1942
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/3)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-29
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 31 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document, Military order
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 26/7/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:67th Giruwa Line of Communications Hospital No. 2 Sect
Names: OKUBO AMO, 1st Lt
Languages: English
Area:Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Giruwa on 23 January 1943 during the Japanese retreat from campaigns in the Owen Stanley Ranges. It contains daily orders and bulletins issued between 9 November and 8 December 1942 as received by Army Medical Officer 1st Lieutenant OKUBO, Commander of the 67 Giruwa Line of Communications Hospital, No.2 Sub-section. This item contains information about combat preparations, casualties, morale, discipline, training, evacuations, and the increasing enemy activity in the area, as they related to the operation and defence of the Giruwa hospital. The document also contains sketches of enemy troop dispositions.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:02:23 AM
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