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Item title: MUROZONO Tôru interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3)
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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 6/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-144 (Serial no. 226)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 13/8/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Provisional Army Service Corps 1st Coy 3rd Pl 14th Sect
Names: MUROZONO Tôru, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private MUROZONO Tôru of the Provisional Army Service Corps 1st Company 3rd Platoon 14th Section, who was captured in Giruwa on 21 January 1943. MUROZONO, a 24 year old Superior Private from Fukuoka, landed in Buna on 3 September and was captured by US troops on 21 January 1943 while he was hiding in a trench in Giruwa. During the interrogation, MUROZONO did not give his unit name other than Provisional Army Service Corps. He provided information on his unit organization, evacuation procedure for wounded and sick from Giruwa, and the desperate situation in Giruwa without food.
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