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Item title: Map of Huon Peninsula and Finschhafen Bay
Title (romaji): Fuon Hantô fukin, Finshu wan no chizu
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500079)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500079
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500079
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, printed and hand-drawn copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Map
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/?/c1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Languages: Japanese
Area:Huon Peninsula [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Finschhafen Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Sio [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Fortification Point–Sio Area]
Content: This item is a double-sided map, circa 1943. One side shows a detailed printed map of the Finschhafen Bay area, with major roads clearly indicated. On the other side is a larger scale map of the Huon Peninsula showing rivers and major roads, including a coastal transport route, and titled "1:25, Eastern Papua Island no. 28." This item was captured at Sio in January 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Map of Huon Peninsula and Finschhafen Bay
ATIS number: 500079
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
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Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Sio
Date of acquisition: 01/18/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:13 AM
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