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Item title: "Southern cross" no. 1 - collection of articles and poems
Title (romaji): Minami jûjisei, Dai isshû
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/3/1)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ADVATIS material captured in the Philippines 1944-45
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/3/1
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/3/- ADVATIS material captured in the Philippines 1944-45
Item: 1/3/1
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, 307 printed pages
Access: Open
Item type: Published, Official
Category: Serial
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 15/6/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Philippines Expeditionary Army
Names: NAKAHARA Tamotsu (Yasushi?)
Languages: Japanese
Area:Manila [Philippines, Luzon]
Content: This item consists of a compilation of articles and poems written by Japanese soldiers describing their experiences in the Philippines. The book was edited by the Southern Cross editorial section of the Jinchû Newspaper, printed by the Manila Hibi Newspaper Company, and published by the Propaganda Section of the Philippines Expeditionary Army. The book has chapters dedicated to the capture of Manila, conditions in the Philippines, and the capture of the Bataan Peninsula. It was probably captured in late 1944 or the first half of 1945.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: "Southern cross" no. 1 - collection of articles and poems
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Published, Official
Names: NAKAHARA Tamotsu (Yasushi?)
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: Philippines Expeditionary Army
Japanese unit names (romaji):Hitô Haken Gun
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Philippines
Date of acquisition:
Other information
The reading of the given name of the book's owner is uncertain.
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:05:41 AM
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