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Item title: Air intelligence records
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/24)
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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 5/24
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-282
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 61 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Intelligence report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 16/1/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:4th Air Army HQ
14th Air Repair Depot
4th Air Army
59th Flying Regt
6th Flying Div
Languages: English
Area:New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Hollandia (Jayapura) on 2 May 1944 during the Allied attacks on Japanese positions in northern Dutch New Guinea, which were intended to isolate the 18th Army at Wewak. This item contains a file of intelligence records issued by 4th Air Army Headquarters, belonging to Shin 9304 Force (14th Air Repair Depot), dated 21 December 1943 to 10 March 1944. It contains a chart showing offensive operations for 6th Flying Division for the latter part of December 1943, a chart showing the positions of Allied warships and other vessels in eastern New Guinea from 1 December 1943 to 9 March 1944; a chart showing the number and type of Allied aircraft attacking eastern New Guinea from mid-December 1943 to 10 March 1944; estimates of the number of Allied aircraft in eastern New Guinea at the end of January 1944, on 15 February and 10 March 1944; charts showing operations of 4th Air Army from 1 February to 10 March 1944; and a chart showing the results of anti-aircraft action for the period 1 to 10 March 1944. This item also contains a description of attacks by the 59th Flying Regiment using aerial burst bombs, and instructions on how such attacks should be conducted.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:07:19 AM
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