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Item title: Field diary - Kanda Force
Title (kanji)
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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-70
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 18 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 30/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Div 115th Regt 2nd Bn Kanda Force
Languages: English
Area:Bismarck Sea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Buso River–Finschhafen Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Lae–Markham River Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Content: This item is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Heath's Plantation in the Lae-Markham River area on 14 September 1943 during the Huon Peninsula campaigns. This item is a field diary of Kanda Force covering activity between 1 February and 29 April 1943, including the movement from Rabaul to Buso River area near Lae and the bombing of the convoy in the Bismarck Sea.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:04:09 AM
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