|Item title:||Commando raiding unit tactics: manual and manoeuvre plans|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/20) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial official records|
|AJRP series:||Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications|
|AJRP sub-series:||ATIS enemy publications|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 5/20|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 5/-|
|Quantity / desc:||85 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Category:||Information report, Instruction manual|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||18/11/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||CAMOUFLAGE AND CONCEALMENT, COMMANDOS, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, MILITARY TRAINING, INTELLIGENCE|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||Ni Commando Raiding Unit|
Eastern 33rd Force
|Names:||HORIUCHI 2nd Lt|
|Area:||Tokyo [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]|
Yokohama [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Chiba Prefecture]
Morotai [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Moluccas (Maluku), Halmahera]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Morotai on 24 September 1944 during the Allied attacks of Japanese positions in northern Dutch New Guinea, which were intended to isolate the 18th Army at Wewak. This item is a manual entitled "NI (Netherlands Indies) Commando Raiding Unit tactics", issued in 1944 by Eastern 33rd Force and held by 2nd Lieutenant HORIUCHI. It contains information on the general principles of commando operations, methods of infiltration, movement in enemy territory, training, concealment and special intelligence work. The item also contains a detailed training exercise involving an imaginary invasion of Tokyo and Yokohama by American forces.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:06:40 AM|
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