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Item title: South East Area Fleet order, special secret order No. 66
Title (romaji): Gokuhi Nantô Hômen Kantai meirei kimitsu Nantô Hômen Kantai meirei dai 66 gô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/47)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/47
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/47
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 page, mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Military order
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 22/8/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:South East Area Fleet
Names: KUSAKA Jin'ichi, Vice Adm
Languages: Japanese
Area:Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Content: Naval servicemen and civilian workers are not to be regarded as prisoners of war. They are to surrender their weapons, but they themselves are not to surrender.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: South East Area Fleet order, special secret order No. 66
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: KUSAKA Jin'ichi, Vice Adm
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: South East Area Fleet
Japanese unit names (romaji):Nantô Hômen Kantai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
Other information
A pencilled transcription of Great Naval Order 54 on the ceasefire is attached to the document.
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:32 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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