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Item title: Detonation of approaching torpedoes by firing
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/36)
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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 5/36
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-394
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 20 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 20/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Denmark Maru
Brazil Maru
Kizan Maru
Army Sect Imperial General HQ
Languages: English
Area:Luzon [Philippines]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured in central Luzon between 7 and 11 February 1945 during the Allied campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is a booklet entitled "Detonation of approaching torpedoes by firing: combat lesson 36", issued by the Army Section, Imperial General Headquarters on 27 May 1944. It contains three combat examples of the detonation of torpedoes by ship fire: Denmark Maru on 31 March 1943, Brazil Maru on 10 January 1943 and Kizan Maru on 25 January 1943. This item also contains instructions on the methods of firing and detonating torpedoes by shelling. With the Allies controlling much of the Pacific, effective countermeasures to submarine activity became increasingly important for Japanese shipping and naval operations.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:03:06 AM
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