|Item title:||KAWAKUBO Yasuichi interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial official records|
|AJRP series:||Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications|
|AJRP sub-series:||ATIS interrogation reports|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/1|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-49 (Serial no. 86)|
|Quantity / desc:||8 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||9/4/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, ARTILLERY|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||Provisional Transport Unit 2nd Coy 2nd Pl. 20th Independent Mountain Artillery Bn|
|Names:||KAWAKUBO Yasuichi, 1st Class Pte|
Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Davao [Philippines, Mindanao]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private KAWAKUBO Yasuichi of the Provisional Transport Unit 2nd Company 2nd Platoon, who was captured in Giruwa on 21 January 1943. KAWAKUBO, a 26 year old 1st Class Private from Sasebo, was ill when he was captured. During the interrogation, KAWAKUBO provided information on unit movements and organisation. His unit was formed at Davao from 20 to 30 men from KAWAKUBO's company and possibly the same number from the other two companies of the 20th Independent Mountain Artillery Battalion and the Yazawa Unit. He also discussed artillery operations in China before his arrival in New Guinea.|
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