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Item title: References on firing and close-quarters attack against a heavily armoured tank force
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/36)
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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 5/36
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-401
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 16 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 23/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:2nd Armoured Div 6th Tank Regt Geki 12094 Force
Manchuria 550 Force
Manchuria 583 Force
Languages: English
Area:Luzon [Philippines]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Pumento, Luzon, on 31 January 1945 during the Allied campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is a pamphlet entitled "References on firing and close-quarter attack against a heavily armoured tank force", issued by Manchuria 583 Force (Ssuping Army Tank School) and Manchuria 550 Force, undated. It was held by Geki 12094 Force, 6th Tank Regiment, 2nd Armoured Division. It contains information on the general rules for engaging a force of heavy tanks, sketches showing firing against tanks using smoke screens, and charts on the organisation and weaponry of close-quarters assault squads and a medium tank company.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:02:34 AM
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