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Item title: JA147133 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/7
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR- (Serial no. )
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 15 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 4/6/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:1st Independent Mixed Regt 2nd Bn 4th Coy 2nd Pl 1st Sect
Names: JA147133, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Manus Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Islands]
New Ireland [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Kavieng [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Ireland]
Truk Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147133 of the 1st Independent Mixed Regiment 2nd Battalion 4th Company 2nd Platoon 1st Section, who was captured at sea on 15 November 1944. He and his companions were trying to leave Los Negros for Tong Island as the Allies landed on the island. JA147133, a 21 year old 1st Class Private from Ibaraki Prefecture, was captured by US PT boat crew. During the interrogation, JA147133 provided information on his unit, movements, the battleship Yamato, Allied air attacks in Truk, Kavieng, New Ireland. and Manus Island, Allied propaganda leaflets, and conditions in Japan. Sketch maps of Katsuta-machi, the Mito area, and the Hitachi Arms Factory are attached.
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