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Item title: Operation and daily orders of 102nd Infantry Regiment
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/10)
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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 5/10
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-116
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 87 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document, Military order
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 5/4/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Div 102nd Infantry Regt 3rd Bn
Okabe Detachment
Languages: English
Area:Mubo–Salamaua Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Nassau Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
Wau [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wau Area]
Lae [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Cape Dinga near Nassau Bay on 15 July 1943 during the Japanese retreat from campaigns in the Owen Stanley Ranges. This item contains operational and daily orders for the Takamura Unit, 3rd Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, 51st Division between 29 December 1942 and 3 June 1943. The document details the movement of the regiment from Rabaul to Lae in January 1943 and their subsequent operations in the Salamaua-Mubo area. It also contains information on the formation of the Okabe Detachment for the defence of Salamaua, brief accounts of contact with Allied forces, observations about Allied tactics and interaction with local people.
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