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Item title: The situation since 17 August
Title (romaji): Ireisai shûryôgo shokatsuchô ni taisuru sanbôchô setsumei jikô (8gatsu 17nichi igo no jôkyô)
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/51)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/51
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/51
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 12 pages, handwritten in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Meeting minute
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 23/8/1948
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945), Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:South East Area Fleet
Languages: Japanese
Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Content: This item explains the process of the surrender in Japan and in the Rabaul area. The Australian Army requests a ceasefire and preparations for surrender.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: The situation since 17 August
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: South East Area Fleet
Japanese unit names (romaji):Nantô Hômen Kantai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:53 AM
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