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Item title: Allied air raids on Tsurubu
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/10)
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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 5/10
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-124
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 48 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Intelligence report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 24/4/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:No. 4 Air Intelligence Unit No. 1 Coy 2nd Intelligence Section
Matsuda Detachment
Tsurubu Boating Unit
Bushing Boating Unit
Languages: English
Area:Tuluvu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Cape Gloucester [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Cape Gloucester, presumably late in 1943 during the campaign to capture New Britain. This item is a file of intelligence reports from No. 4 Air Intelligence Unit, No. 1 Company, 2nd Intelligence section between 1 May and 27 November 1943 on Allied air attacks in the Tsurubu (Tuluvu) area. It contains information and statistical data on Allied objectives and tactics, time of attacks, damage sustained and a record of defensive anti-aircraft fire, the location of units billeted in the area and construction work on the local airfields. This item also contains a record of the duties of the Matsuda Detachment and the activities of the Tsurubu and Bushing Boat Units.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:02:30 AM
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