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Item title: Hand drawn map of the Lae - Wau - Salamaua area
Title (romaji): Tegaki chizu
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 3/4)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Miscellaneous captured material
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 3/4
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 3/- Miscellaneous material
Item: 3/4
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 page, hand drawn in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Category: Map
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): ?/1/1943 to ?/9/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: Japanese
Area:Wau [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wau Area]
Salamaua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
Lae [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Content: This item consists of a hand drawn map of the Lae - Wau - Salamaua showing some distances and Japanese positions. It was captured in Lae in Sep 1943 soon after Australian troops secured the area from the Japanese.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Hand drawn map of the Lae - Wau - Salamaua area
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names:
Japanese unit names (romaji):
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Salamaua
Date of acquisition: 09/01/1943
Other information
This item was donated by a US lab technician from the 23rd Port HQ dispensary.
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:20 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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