|Item title:||YAMADA Chiyokasu interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/2) |
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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 6/2|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-52 (Serial no. 93)|
|Quantity / desc:||12 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||13/4/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, WEAPONS, MORALE, CHEMICAL WARFARE, MEDICAL SERVICES|
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|Japanese unit names:||170th Infantry Regt 1st Bn 1st Machine Gun Coy 1st Pl|
|Names:||YAMADA Chiyokasu, Superior Pte|
|Area:||Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]|
Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private YAMADA Chiyokasu of the 170th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 1st Machine Gun Company 1st Platoon, who was captured in Giruwa on 15 January 1943. YAMADA, a 26 year old Superior Private from Hyôgo, was captured by American troops at the Giruwa Hospital where he was recovering from injury. During the interrogation, YAMADA provided information on unit organisation, equipment and weapons, identification tags, morale in Japan, matters related to chemical warfare, medical treatment at Giruwa Hospital and attacks by the Allies.|
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