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Item title: Type 96 25 mm machine-cannon fire control gear
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/33)
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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 5/33
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-367
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 14 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Notebook
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 2/5/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:48th Div 4th Training Sect
Names: MATSUI Motoyoshi, PO 2nd Class 48th Div 4th Training Sect
Languages: English
Area:Los Negros Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Los Negros Island on 10 May 1944 during the campaign for the Admiralty Islands. This item is a notebook containing information and sketches of a Type 96 22 mm machine-cannon, written by 2nd Class Petty Officer MATSUI Motoyoshi, Leader 4th Training Section, 48th Division. It contains notes on the general operation and history of the machine-cannon firing mechanism, the fundamentals of the synchronising mechanism, mechanical functions and methods of handling and precautions.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:01:38 AM
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