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Item title: Report on economic information from prisoners of war and captured documents
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Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 12/59)
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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 12/59
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 12/-
Item: RR-82
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 9 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Information report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 27/6/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Languages: English
Area:Chi-lung [Japan–Formosa, Formosa (Taiwan)]
Kao-hsiung [Japan–Formosa, Formosa (Taiwan)]
Formosa (Taiwan) [Japan–Formosa]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) research report issued on 27 June 1944 on economic conditions in Formosa. This report is based on the interrogation of six Formosan prisoners of war who were Army civilian employees. It includes information on mineral and metal mines, electro-chemical production, shipping, new docks, railway, the conversion of farms in Takao (Kao-hsiung) to rice and sugar cane production. The appendix includes a sketch map of a railways from Keelung (Chi-lung) to Suinanto and a sketch map of Keelung Harbour and Sharyo Island.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:06:02 AM
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