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Item title: Wartime medical service
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/18)
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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 5/18
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-194
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 22 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Published, Official
Category: Administrative document, Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 28/9/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Manchuria 4614 Force
Languages: English
Area:Cape Gloucester [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Hsing-ch'ang [Japan–Formosa, Formosa (Taiwan)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Cape Gloucester on 15 June 1944 during the Allied campaign to capture New Britain. This item is an extract from a manual entitled "Provisional manual and textbook for medical NCO candidates", published on 25 April 1940 by KOBAYASHI Matashichi, Tokyo. This document belonged to Manchuria 4614 Force (presumably 79th Line of Communications Hospital, Mientuho Northern District, Hsingan). It contains information on the organisation of wartime medical bodies, instructions for the transportation of patients, medical care for troops on march and medical services in battle zones.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:01:34 AM
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