|Item title:||IWAMATSU Kôichi 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-43 (Serial no. 61)|
|Quantity / desc:||10 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||11/3/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, CONSCRIPTS, CLOTHING, WEAPONS|
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|Japanese unit names:||41st Infantry Regt 1st Bn 1st Coy 1st Pl 2nd Sect|
|Names:||IWAMATSU Kôichi, 2nd Class Pte|
Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 2nd Class Private IWAMATSU Kôichi of the 41st Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 1st Company 1st Platoon 2nd Section who was captured near Buna on 30 November 1942. IWAMATSU, a 24 year old 2nd Class Private from Kôchi, was severely wounded and unconscious when he was captured by Australian troops. During the interrogation, IWAMATSU provided information on unit organisation and movements, equipment, clothing issue, training, rations, and morale in Japan and in the military. He also described the medical examinations at the time of recruitment.|
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