|Item title:||Laying smoke-screens from armoured cars and tanks with smoke candles|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/18) |
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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 5/18|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 5/-|
|Quantity / desc:||18 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||4/10/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||CAMOUFLAGE AND CONCEALMENT, JAPANESE TANKS, MILITARY INSTRUCTION MANUAL, MILITARY OPERATIONS, TECHNICAL MANUALS|
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|Japanese unit names:||Narashino Army School|
|Area:||Wakde Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]|
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Wakde Island on 28 May 1944 during the Allied attacks on Japanese positions in northern Dutch New Guinea, which were intended to isolate the 18th Army at Wewak. This item is an extract from a manual entitled "Instructions on the use of smoke candles", issued by Narashino Army School on 10 March 1942. It contains instructions on tying candles to the rear of vehicles, the effect of wind on smoke-screens, use of smoke candles when tanks go into action, wiring diagrams, and techniques for laying smoke-screens. The document also contains a table of specifications for various types of smoke candles .|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:06:49 AM|
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