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Item title: 248th Flying Regiment operation orders
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/23)
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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 5/23
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-266
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 61 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document, Military order
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 4/1/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:248th Flying Regt
Languages: English
Area:Aitape [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Wewak [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Aitape on 22 April 1944 when US forces landed at Aitape in an effort to isolate the 18th Army at Wewak. This item contains operational orders numbers 7, 21, 23, 25–27, 29–34, 42–85, 87–10, dated 23 October 1943 to 31 January 1944, for 248th Flying Regiment. The orders concern air protection for convoys, interception of Allied airplanes, attacks on Allied convoys, and landing operations. Operational flight details include assembly points, altitude, formation (with diagrams), routes and emergency landing fields.

This item covers the period when the 248th Flying Regiment flew on operations mainly from the Wewak airfields and Hollandia.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:03:20 AM
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