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Item title: Luzon campaign of 16th Division, 24 December 1941 - 3 January 1942
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/32)
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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 5/32
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-355
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 14 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Battle report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 14/4/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:16th Div Headquarters Kaki Force
16th Division Signal Unit Kaki 6560 Force
Languages: English
Area:Leyte [Philippines]
Manila [Philippines, Luzon]
Luzon [Philippines]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Alangalang in Leyte, the Philippines, on 1 November 1944 during the US campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is entitled "Summary of Kaki Force campaign", issued on 5 January 1942 by Kaki Force 16th Division Headquarters and kept by Kaki 6560 Force 16th Division Signal Unit. It contains an account of Kaki Forces's debarkation, securing the beachhead, dispositions, movements and engagements during the fall of Manila between 24 December 1941 and 3 January 1942. Two appended charts show the number of casualties suffered by various units and the name, rank and unit of officer casualties.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:05:57 AM
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