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Item title: Telegrams between Japanese and Australian Armies regarding the Japanese surrender
Title (romaji): Rae to Rabauru kan denpƓ tsuzuri
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/124)
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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 2/124
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/124
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 14 pages, carbon copy and in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Telegram
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 20/8/1945 to 25/8/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945), Post-war (related to WW2)
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Languages: Japanese
Area:Bismarck Archipelago [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Bougainville [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Content: These are the records of telegrams exchanged between the Japanese in Rabaul and the Australians in Lae regarding the surrender arrangements. The Australian side wants to arrange the surrender ceremony in Simpson Bay. The Japanese side awaits directions from Japan regarding the arrangements.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Telegrams between Japanese and Australian Armies regarding the Japanese surrender
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Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
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Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:05 AM
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