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Item title: Field diary of 64th Line of Communications Unit
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/13)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/13
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-146
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 42 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 5/7/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:64th Line of Communications Sector 4th Coy
Languages: English
Area:Cape Gloucester [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Tuluvu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured in western New Britain on 26–27 December 1943 after troops landed on western New Britain during the campaign to capture the island. This item is a field diary of 4 Company, 64 Line of Communications Sector, dated 18 June to 13 September 1943. It contains details of shipping and cargo movements, troop movement and accounts of an Allied air attack on barge traffic and land installations at Tsurubu (Tuluvu) on 18 and 19 July and at Natamo (near Cape Gloucester) between 20 July and 13 September.
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