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Item title: Consolidated interrogation report no. 1
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1)
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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 6/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-8 (Serial no. 9)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 5 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 28/9/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Yayoi
Names: TSUDA Akira; TAKIKI Hisao; UCHINO Toshiro; HIKIURA Shomi; HAMANAKA Haruo; INOUE Toyotaka; FUJITA Shigeshi; OMINE Yoshimasa
Languages: English
Area:Milne Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua]
Normanby Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Nagasaki Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) consolidated report of interrogations of eight Japanese prisoners of war who were captured on Normanby Island on 23 September 1942. All of them were crew of Yayoi which was sunk on the way to Rabi. The report summarises the movements of the destroyer, from the time it left Sasebo in October 1940 till it was sunk on 11 September 1942. After the sinking, survivors landed on Normanby Island. The report provides information on various aspects of the Japanese military, such as naval capability, equipment on board, army movement, and training.
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