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Item title: Map of eastern New Guinea
Title (romaji): Tôbu Nyû Ginia chizu
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/4/6124)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as A documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/4/6124
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/4/- Items registered by ATIS as "A" documents
Item: 1/4/6124
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 page, in ink, printed on verso
Access: Open
Item type: Published, Official
Category: Map
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): ?/?/c1942 to ?/?/c1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Papua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Bismarck Archipelago [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Content: This item consists of a handdrawn map of Papua, New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago. It contains only rivers, mountains and place names transliterated into Japanese. On the verso of the map is an Australian Dept of Civil Aviation issue aeronautical map of the ocean to the east of New Guinea. This 1941 edition map was reissued by the Imperial Japanese Army Land Survey Dept in Apr 1942. The area of the map covers only the Bradley Reefs.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Map of eastern New Guinea
ATIS number: 6124
Item status: Original document
Item type: Published, Official
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Place of acquisition: Finschhafen
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:12 AM
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