|Item title:||Eighth Independent Engineer Regiment (Chiba Force)|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 12/35) |
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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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 12/35|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 12/-|
|Quantity / desc:||2 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||16/11/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||ENGINEERS, MILITARY OPERATIONS, NAVAL OPERATIONS, TROOP MOVEMENT|
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|Japanese unit names:||8th Independent Engineer Regt Chiba Force|
|Names:||CHIBA Tajurô, Lt-Col|
|Area:||Hansa Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]|
Madang [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) research report on the 8th Independent Engineer Regiment (Chiba Force). The enquiry was received on 16 November 1943 and an answer despatched on 16 November 1943. This report gives only basic information about the movements and composition of Chiba Force, which landed in Hansa Bay, Madang, on 12 March 1943 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel CHIBA Tajurô.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:06:44 AM|
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