|Item title:||JA147771 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9) |
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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 6/9|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-415 (Serial no. 566)|
|Quantity / desc:||7 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||27/8/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY AIR SERVICE, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, KAWASAKI AIRCRAFT, JAPANESE AIRCRAFT, BOMBERS, MORALE, AERIAL OPERATIONS, AIR RAIDS|
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|Japanese unit names:||Independent Mobile Air Repair Squad|
|Names:||JA147771, Superior Pte|
|Area:||Tokyo [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]|
Sentani [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147771 of the Independent Mobile Air Repair Squad, who was captured near Lake Sentani on 30 April 1944. JA147771, a 24 year old superior private from Tokyo, was evacuated from the Line of Communication Hospital near Lake Sentani before the advance of the Allied troops, but was captured a week later by US troops. During the interrogation, JA147771 provided information on the history and function of the Independent Mobile Air Repair Squad, the various types of aircraft seen at Sentani Airfield, alterations to ten Type 99 2EB "Lily" light bombers, training, morale among troops stationed at Sentani, incidence of disease, malaria control and the results of Allied air raids on Sentani on 22 April 1944.|
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