|Item title:||JA147149 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/7) |
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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 6/7|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-300 (Serial no. 439)|
|Quantity / desc:||10 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||29/5/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, NAKAJIMA AIRCRAFT, BOATS|
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|Japanese unit names:||1st Shipping Engineer Regt|
|Names:||JA147149, 1st Class Pte|
|Area:||Saitama Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]|
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147149 of the 1st Shipping Engineer Regiment, who was captured in Kometto (New Britain) on 17 May 1944. JA147149, a 21 year old 1st Class Private from Saitama Prefecture, was left behind by his unit and starving when he was captured by US Marines. During the interrogation, JA147149 provided information on unit organisation, movement, military landing craft, and attitude towards war. He also provided information on the Nakajima Airplane Company where he had worked as a riveter.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:01:51 AM|
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