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Item title: Amphibious Unit war diary
Title (romaji): Kaijô Kidô butai Senkantai jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/3/44)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ADVATIS material captured in the Philippines 1944-45
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/3/44
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/3/- ADVATIS material captured in the Philippines 1944-45
Item: 1/3/44
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 20 pages, carbon copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 25/7/1943 to 5/9/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:16th Division Amphibious Unit
Names: HIRAO, Col; KOIKE, 2nd Lt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Manila [Philippines, Luzon]
Content: This item consists of a bound, handwritten war diary belonging to the Amphibious Unit attached to the 16th Division stationed in Manila. The diary also includes the unit's battle orders for the period. According to the document, the unit was established to cooperate with regional naval units in operations against enemy submarines along the Philippines coastline. The diary was probably captured in the Philippines in late 1944 or early 1945.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Amphibious Unit war diary
ATIS number: Batch 3507/B3
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: HIRAO, Col; KOIKE, 2nd Lt
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 16th Division Amphibious Unit
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 16 Shidan Kaijô Kidô butai Senkantai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Philippines
Date of acquisition:
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:27 AM
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