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Item title: SUDÔ Saburô 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-99 (Serial no. 170)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 17 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 23/6/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Div 51st Engineer Regt 1st Coy 4th Pl
Shinai Maru
Names: SUDÔ Saburô, 2nd Lt
Languages: English
Area:China–Hong Kong
Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Goodenough Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for rank SUDÔ Saburô of the 51st Division 51st Engineer Regiment 1st Company 4th Platoon, who was captured on Goodenough Island on 9 March 1943. SUDÔ, a 26 year old 2nd Lieutenant from Tokyo, was captured by Australian troops when he landed on Goodenough Island after the sinking of Shinai Maru on 3 March 1943. During the interrogation, SUDÔ provided information on his unit's organisation, operations in China and New Guinea, work related to the Engineer Regiment, and an extensive description of morale and the economic situation in Japan.
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