Australian War Memorial - AJRP

Home | About | Database | Research | Maps | Sitemap | Search | Links | Thanks | Translations | What's New | Japanese

Item title: SAKAKI Minoru composite report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1)
View information about obtaining a copy of this document
AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS interrogation reports
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-2A (serial no. 13)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 5 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report, Personal diary
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 26/10/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Kure 5th Special Naval Landing Party 2nd Coy 3rd Pl 2nd Sect
Names: SAKAKI Minoru, 1st Class Seaman
Languages: English
Area:Milne Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Seaman SAKAKI Minoru of the Kure 5th Special Naval Landing Party (Hayashi Unit) 2nd Company 3rd Platoon 2nd Section, who was captured in Milne Bay on 6 September 1942. SAKAKI was a 37 year old from Yamaguchi. The report combines information obtained at interrogation sessions and from his personal diary. The detailed information on movements of his unit from Japan to Milne Bay was listed, as well as an organisational chart of the Hayashi Unit. The report also provides information on the unit strength, names of officers of the unit, equipment, supplies and morale as well as SAKAKI's view on surrendering.
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 09:02:36 AM
Source:AJRP staff

The AJRP has wound up its activities at the Memorial for the moment.
Please contact the relevant officer of the Australian War Memorial for assistance.
Internet implementation by Fulton Technology and AJRP staff .
Visit the Australian War Memorial home page.
Visit the award-winning web-site of the Australian War Memorial