|Item title:||SUZUKI Seime interrogation report|
|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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/3|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-84 (Serial no. 141)|
|Quantity / desc:||7 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||25/5/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||ENGINEERS, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, MORALE, TRAINING|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||51st Engineer Regt 1st Coy 1st Pl|
|Names:||SUZUKI Seime, Probationary Officer|
|Area:||Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]|
Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
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 SUZUKI Seime of the 51st Engineer Regiment 1st Company 1st Platoon, who was captured on Goodenough Island on 9 March 1943. SUZUKI, a 22 year old Probationary Officer from Tokyo, drifted at sea on a lifeboat after his ship, Shinai Maru, was sunk on 3 March 1943. He and his companions reached the island and were captured by Australian troops. During the interrogation, SUZUKI provided information on his unit's organisation, and training methods, and morale in Japan.|
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