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Item title: Aircraft carried on Japanese naval vessels
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 12/33)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS research reports
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 12/33
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 12/-
Item: RR-54
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 10 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Information report
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 28/10/1943 to 5/11/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Languages: English
Area:Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Sydney [Australia, New South Wales]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) research report on aircraft carried on Japanese naval vessels. The enquiry was received on 28 October 1943 and an answer despatched on 5 November 1943. This report contains a chart showing the number and type of aircraft carried on certain vessels based on a Japanese Navy Ministry compilation dated 1 December 1941 (salvaged in Guadalcanal in June 1943), and comments from prisoners of war about the type aircraft on Japanese battleships, cruisers and submarines. It also contains details on submarine airplanes and their launch, stowage and recovery mechanisms. The report also mentions the class of submarines which carried midget submarines and attacked Sydney Harbour .
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:05:39 AM
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