|Item title:||M138 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/4) |
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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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/4|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-184 (Serial no. 282)|
|Quantity / desc:||33 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||28/10/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, ARTILLERY, MILITARY OPERATIONS|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||50th Anti-Aircraft Bn 3rd Coy Headquarters Pl Observation Sect|
|Names:||M138, Superior Pte|
Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Trobriand (Kiriwina) Islands [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private M138 of the 50th Anti-Aircraft Battalion 3rd Company Headquarters Platoon Observation Section, who was captured in the Trobriand Islands on 21 March 1943. M138, a 24 year old Superior Private from Hokkaido, was captured by Allied troops while proceeding from one island to another after the sinking of Oigawa Maru. During the interrogation, M138 provided information on his unit organisation and movements, and extensive information on observation methods and equipment. Sketches of observation equipment and calculation boards are attached to the report.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:02:07 AM|
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