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Item title: Anti-submarine training notes
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/12)
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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 5/12
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-141
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 25 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 16/6/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Div HQ Korea 2099 Force
Languages: English
Area:Blucher Point [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Fortification Point–Sio Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Blucher Point on 1 January 1944 during the Huon Peninsula campaigns and the Japanese retreat across the Finisterre Range. This item is a booklet entitled "Training notes for anti-submarine measures on transports" issued by the Shipping Control Department, dated November 1942. It describes the characteristics of various types of American submarines, instructions on anti-submarine observation, navigation and offensive tactics. This item also contains observations on US shipping production and Japanese morale.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:05:06 AM
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