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Item title: Guerrilla warfare in the Philippines
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/32)
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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 enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/32
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-359 part 1
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 85 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Intelligence report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 28/4/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:14th Area Army Watari Group
22nd Field Artillery Regt
Languages: English
Tanauan [Philippines, Leyte]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Tanauan on 29 October 1944 during the US campaign to capture the Philippines. This item is a collection of intelligence reports on guerrilla warfare in the Philippines by the Watari Group (14th Area Army) held by the 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. This item contains intelligence reports B numbers 152 to 157 for the period 1 April to 30 June 1944. The reports contain detailed information and maps on the following: the strength, organisation and tactics of guerrilla groups; Japanese punitive operations; conflict between communist groups; US guerrilla units and Filipino guerrilla groups; wireless communication; submarine communications; air raids by US aircraft and Filipino morale. They also contain a general appraisal of the effectiveness of guerrilla operations and the prevalence of propaganda.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:02:07 AM
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