|Item title:||SUE Shirô 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-111 (Serial no. 183)|
|Quantity / desc:||14 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||2/7/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY AIR SERVICE, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, AIRFIELDS, FACILITIES AND INSTALLATIONS|
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|Japanese unit names:||705th Air Corps 5th Pl 1st Sect|
|Names:||SUE Shirô, LAC|
|Area:||Tinian [Central Pacific, North Mariana Islands]|
Vunakanau Airfield [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Wau [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wau Area]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Leading Aircraftman SUE Shirô of the 705th Air Corps 5th Platoon 1st Section, who was captured near Wau on 23 April 1943. SUE, a 20 year old Leading Aircraftman from Tokyo, was captured by local people after his aircraft crashed into the jungle on 14 April. The rest of the crew were all killed. During the interrogation, SUE provided information on the unit organisation, personnel of his Air Corps, equipment on board his plane, Vunakanau Airfield in Rabaul, and the airfield on Tinian Island.|
|Notes:||SUE's adopted name was YONEKURA Shirô.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:05:34 AM|
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