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Item title: Artillery, mortar, small arms and tear gas projectiles
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/26)
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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 5/26
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-312
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 127 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Information report, Inventory
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 25/1/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:10th Depot Div Ord Dept
7th Div Home Depot Ord Dept
Languages: English
Area:Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at an unknown location (presumably Melanesia) on 5 June 1944. This item is a file entitled "Ordnance materials text, part 1", issued by 10th Depot Division Ordnance Department and the 7th Division Home Depot Ordnance Department, dated September to November 1938. It contains a chart of 30 explosives used in field ammunition; 56 cross-section diagrams and notes on fuses, artillery and mortar projectiles, small arms cartridges, grenades and signal flares; charts explaining the markings on fuses and shells; specifications for a Type 94 grenade discharger, 38 cross-section sketches of smoke, illuminating and incendiary shells; a table of 56 types of ammunition and fuses used in 21 types of guns; specifications tables for ammunition for machine-guns, rifles and pistols (including tear gas bullets); classifications for 62 fuses; equipment used on annual manoeuvres; a chart giving method of use of five hand grenades; and a sketch of blasting caps and cartridge cases.
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