|Item title:||Air service training manual, part 3|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/6) |
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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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 5/6|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 5/-|
|Quantity / desc:||12 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Category:||Administrative document, Instruction manual|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||18/12/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||MILITARY TRAINING, AIRFIELDS, ANTI TANK, ANTI AIRCRAFT, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY AIR SERVICE, DEFENCES|
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|Area:||Sattelberg Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen Area]|
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Coconut Ridge on 18 November 1943 during the Australian attack on Sattelberg during the Huon Peninsula campaigns. This item is part of an air service training manual dealing with the defence of airfields. It contains information about the deployment of troops and weaponry, offensive strategy, fortifications, anti-tank measures, anti-aircraft precautions and defensive strategy. |
This document revealed the basic elements of the Japanese approach to airfield defence and was translated shortly after its capture and distributed widely.
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:04:03 AM|
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