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Item title: Diary of Vice Admiral KUSAKA Jin'ichi (1943)
Title (romaji): KUSAKA Jin'ichi no nikki
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/329)
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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
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/329
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/329
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 470 pages with entries in ink
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Category: Personal diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 1/1/1943 to 31/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:11th Air Fleet
South East Area Fleet
Names: KUSAKA Jin'ichi, Vice Adm
Languages: Japanese
Area:Bismarck Archipelago [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Bougainville [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Papua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Guadalcanal [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Solomon Islands]
Content: This item is a diary belonging to Vice Admiral KUSAKA Jin'ichi, who served concurrently as the Commander-in-Chief of the 11th Air Fleet, and the South East Area Fleet. The item covers the year 1943 entirely. Daily entries discuss personal activities, orders given and the Imperial Navy's performance of the day. The weather, temperature and in-coming and out-going correspondences are also recorded. He was stationed in Rabaul for the entire year.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Diary of Vice Admiral KUSAKA Jin'ichi (1943)
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Names: KUSAKA Jin'ichi, Vice Adm
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 11th Air Fleet
South East Area Fleet
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 11 Kôkû Kantai; Nantô Hômen Kantai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
Other information
This item is fragile and needs conservation.
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:11 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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