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Item title: JA147566 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/9
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-419 (Serial no. 570)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 11 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 3/9/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:88th Naval Guard Unit
Inoue Coy
Names: JA147566, Leading Seaman
Languages: English
Area:Kyoto Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Manus Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147566 of the 88th Naval Guard Unit, who was captured by natives and handed over to US troops on Manus Island on 4 May 1944. During the interrogation, JA147566 provided information on the organisation and losses sustained by Inoue Company of the 88th Naval Guard Unit, Japanese naval vessels, training at the Maizuru Naval Barracks and living conditions in Japan including rationing and the standard of living for farmers as opposed to city dwellers. The appendix includes a map of Maizuru Bay in November 1943 and a sketch diagram of the Maizuru Naval Station in November 1943.
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