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Item title: TANAKA Sunao interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/4)
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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 6/4
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-173 (Serial no. 269)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 4/10/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Div 80th Infantry Regt 1st Bn 4th Coy 2nd Pl
Names: TANAKA Sunao, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Salamaua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private TANAKA Sunao of the 20th Division 80th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 4th Company 2nd Platoon, who was captured in Salamaua on 24 August 1943. TANAKA, a 23 year Superior Private from Saga, was exhausted after spending several days in the jungle after he lost touch with other members of his unit, when he was captured by Australian troops. He was a medical orderly. During the interrogation, TANAKA provided information on his unit organisation, training and supplies.
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