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Item title: Administrative documents
Title (romaji): Bunsho tsuzuri
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/248)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/248
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/248
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, 100 pages handwritten mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 30/11/1945 to 16/12/1945
Conflict code: Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names: 11th Division
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:South East Area Army
Names: IMAMURA Hitoshi, Gen; ÔTA Shôji, Lt Col; Anderson, Lt Col
Languages: Japanese
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This item consists of correspondence and administrative documents kept by Lieutenant Colonel ÔTA, former Chief of Staff of the Line of Communication Unit of the 8th Area Army. It includes documents titled "Information for the December 11 meeting between the Commander-in-Chief of the South East Area Army and the Head of the 11th Division", "Minutes of the 11 December meeting", "Summary of the meeting between the Head of the 11th Division and the Heads of Japanese Camps" (Japanese translation), "Decisions regarding the allocation of farm land", "Allocation of extra farm land", "The natives around Japanese camps", "Allocation of farm land" (Japanese translation), "Personnel stationed outside camps", "Japanese living outside camps" (Japanese translation), "Requests regarding the Korean and Formosan camp", "The Korean and Formosan camp" (Japanese translation), "Communication", "Requests regarding water supply", "Water supply" (Japanese translation), "Requests regarding production of salt", "Production of salt" (Japanese translation), "Fishing operations", "Fishing operations by Japanese camps" (Japanese translation), "Logging and timber production", "Requests regarding hygiene and sanitation", "Hygiene and sanitation" (Japanese translation), "Proposals regarding the establishment of special factories", "Blueprints for factories at the Kagamihara Camp", "Establishment of special factories" (Japanese translation), "Proposals regarding the formation of a quarantine unit for maintenance of horses" and "Formation of a quarantine unit for horses" (Japanese translation).
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Administrative documents
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: IMAMURA Hitoshi, Gen; ÔTA Shôji, Lt Col; Anderson, Lt Col
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: South East Area Army
Japanese unit names (romaji):Nantô Hômengun
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:51 AM
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