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Item title: ARAKI Toshimi interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3)
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AJRP details
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-121 (Serial no. 196)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 9 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 17/7/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Observation Communication Headquarters (Yamasaki Unit)
Oigawa Maru
Names: ARAKI Toshimi, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
D'Entrecasteaux Islands [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private ARAKI Toshimi of the Observation Communication Headquarters (Yamasaki Unit), who was captured in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands on 24 March 1943. ARAKI, a 27 year old Superior Private from Shizuoka, was captured by US patrol boat some days after the sinking of Oigawa Maru. During the interrogation, ARAKI provided brief information on his unit, in which his task was observer for artillery.
Other information
It is not possible to identify the number of Yamasaki Unit.
Last modified:03/05/2009 09:06:22 AM
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