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Item title: JA147259 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/7)
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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 6/7
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-308C (Serial no. 447)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 5/6/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:23rd Field Artillery Regt
Names: JA147259, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Nagoya [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Aichi Prefecture]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147259 of the 23rd Field Artillery Regiment who was captured at Kometto on 29 March 1944. JA147259, a superior private, was starving and went to the local people for help. He was handed to US Marines. Personal details of JA147259 are not included in the report. During the interrogation, he provided information on aircraft production factories in the Nagoya area. He had worked for the Mitsubishi Heavy Industrial Corporation as a precision inspector in aircraft production. He gave information on other related factories, such as Okamoto Industrial Corporation, in the area as well. Four sketch maps of Nagoya, Mitsubishi Heavy Industrial Corporation, and Okamoto Industrial Corporation, are included in the report.
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