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Item title: JA100052 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/8)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/8
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-347 (Serial no. 491)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 3 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 16/7/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Nagaura Maru
751st Air Group 17th Sect
Names: JA100052, 1st Class Naval-Air PO
Languages: English
Area:New Ireland [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Vunakanau Airfield [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Saigon [French Indochina (Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia), (Vietnam)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA100052 of the 751st Air Group, 17th Section, who was captured near New Ireland on 22 February 1944. JA100052, a 1st Class Naval-Air Petty Officer, was aboard Nagaura Maru which was sunk by a US destroyer. JA100052 was taken from the sea by the destroyer crew. During the interrogation he provided information on cases of mechanical defects in Japanese aircraft in Vunakanau and the location of an airfield 25 to 30 miles north of Saigon.
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