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Item title: Orders of the 47th Field Anti-aircraft Gun Battalion, No. 2 Battery, November 1941 to June 1942
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/1)
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AJRP details
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 5/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-11
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 76 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Military order
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 12/5/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:South Seas Force 47th Field Anti-aircraft Bn
Languages: English
Soputa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Formosa (Taiwan) [Japan–Formosa]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured north of Soputa on 27 November 1942 during the Japanese retreat from campaigns in the Owen Stanley Ranges. The document contains operational orders, battle plans, firing plans and embarkation information for the Fuchiyama Unit, Nakajima Unit (47th Field Anti-aircraft Gun Battalion, No. 2 Battery) for the period November 1941 to June 1942 when the Unit moved from Korea to campaigns in the Philippines. The item also includes formation details for No. 3 convoy enroute to the Philippine theatre and a map showing Allied air force distribution in the South Sea Islands
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:03:54 AM
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