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Item title: Final testament of Lt Gen ADACHI Hatazô
Title (romaji): Dai 18 Gun Shireikan Adachi Hatazô Rikugun Chûshô yuisho
Title (kanji)
Location:National Institute for Defense Studies (Tokyo) (Nantô higashi Nyûginia 20, 239-240, 245)
AJRP details
AJRP module: National Institute for Defense Studies (Tokyo)
AJRP series: Army campaign reports and records
AJRP sub-series: South East Area army operations
AJRP folder: Eastern New Guinea army operations in the South East Area
Location details
Institution: National Institute for Defense Studies (Tokyo)
Call number: Nantô higashi Nyûginia 20, 239-240, 245
Inst. series: Jinchû nisshi-sentô shôhô nado
Inst. sub-series: Nantô Rikugun shiryô
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 4 items
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Correspondence
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): ?/8/1945 to 23/9/1947
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:18th Army HQ
Names: ADACHI Hatazô, Lt Gen; IMAMURA Hitoshi, Gen
Languages: Japanese
Area:Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Content: This item consists of a statement made by the commander of the 18th Army, Lieutenant General ADACHI Hatazô, addressed to the commander of the 8th Area Army, General IMAMURA Hitoshi. The statement was made in the post-war period. It was dated 23 September 1947, but was written prior to the death of ADACHI on 10 September 1943 in his prison cell at Rabaul where he was serving a life sentence for war crimes.
Other information
Last modified:02/09/2005 12:52:03 PM

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