|Item title:||JA100052 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/8) |
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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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/8|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-347 (Serial no. 491)|
|Quantity / desc:||3 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||16/7/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, NAVAL OPERATIONS, JAPANESE AIRCRAFT, AIRFIELDS|
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|Japanese unit names:||Nagaura Maru|
751st Air Group 17th Sect
|Names:||JA100052, 1st Class Naval-Air PO|
|Area:||New Ireland [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]|
Vunakanau Airfield [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Saigon [French Indochina (Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia), (Vietnam)]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA100052 of the 751st Air Group, 17th Section, who was captured near New Ireland on 22 February 1944. JA100052, a 1st Class Naval-Air Petty Officer, was aboard Nagaura Maru which was sunk by a US destroyer. JA100052 was taken from the sea by the destroyer crew. During the interrogation he provided information on cases of mechanical defects in Japanese aircraft in Vunakanau and the location of an airfield 25 to 30 miles north of Saigon.|
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