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Item title: NAKAZAWA Hisao 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-85 (Serial no. 142)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 25/5/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:18th Army Intendance Unit
Oigawa Maru
Names: NAKAZAWA Hisao, civilian employee
Languages: English
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Tufi [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Cape Nelson]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for a civilian employee NAKAZAWA Hisao of the 18th Army Intendance Unit, who was captured in Tufi on 8 March 1943. NAKAZAWA, a 41 year old civilian employee from Tokyo, was captured by US Navy patrol boat while he was in a lifeboat after the sinking of Oigawa Maru. During the interrogation, NAKAZAWA provided information on his movement, Akitsu Maru on which he travelled from Japan to Rabaul, morale in Japan and defences in Rabaul.
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