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Item title: ISHIZAKA Otoji interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3)
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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 6/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-96 (Serial no. 166)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 4 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 17/6/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:115th Infantry Regt 3rd Bn 11th Coy 2nd Pl 2nd Sect
Keifuku Maru
Names: ISHIZAKA Otoji, Head Pte
Languages: English
Area:Bismarck Archipelago [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Goodenough Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Head Private ISHIZAKA Otoji of the 115th Infantry Regiment 3rd Battalion 11th Company 2nd Platoon 2nd Section, who was captured on Goodenough Island on 7 March 1943. ISHIZAKA, a 28 year old Head Private from Gunma, was captured by the US Navy when he landed on the island after his boat, Keifuku Maru, was sunk. During the interrogation, ISHIZAKA provided information mainly on his unit's organisation. He was described as "stupid" by his interrogators.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:03:06 AM
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