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Item title: Unit list under the command of the 5th Division
Title (romaji): Dai 5 Shidan shokannai butai meibo
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/122)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/122
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/122
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 14 pages, carbon copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Unit list
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 13/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945), Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:5th Division
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Banda Sea [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia)]
Moluccas (Maluku) [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia)]
Ambon (Amboina) [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Moluccas (Maluku)]
Ceram [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Moluccas (Maluku)]
Content: This document is an order of battle of the 5th Army Division of the 25th Army in Ceram area as of September 1945. It has detailed information on names of units and their commanders as well as the number of soldiers. The total number of soldiers is approximately 20,000 and civilian workers number about 2,100. The document was created at the Australian Army's request
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Unit list under the command of the 5th Division
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 5th Division
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 5 shidan
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
Other information
The document is in both Japanese and English
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:05:54 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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