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Item title: SUZUKI Yoshiichi interrogation report
Title (kanji)
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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/2
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-80 (Serial no. 125)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 18 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 18/5/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Div 102nd Infantry Rgt 3rd Bn 4th Coy 1st Pl 2nd Sect
Names: SUZUKI Yoshiichi, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Ibaraki Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Wau Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private SUZUKI Yoshiichi of the 51st Division 102nd Infantry Regiment 3rd Battalion 4th Company 1st Platoon 2nd Section, who was captured in Wau on 16 February 1943. SUZUKI, a 32 year old Superior Private from Tokyo, was too weak to walk when he was captured by Australian troops. During the interrogation, SUZUKI provided information on unit organisation and movements, living conditions of soldiers, morale in Japan, and about the Hitachi Iron and Steel works where he had worked until he was conscripted. The report includes a picture which illustrates the Hitachi area.
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