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Item title: NAGANO Masayoshi interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/4)
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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 6/4
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-156 (Serial no. 242)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 16 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 6/9/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Independent Mountain Artillery Bn 3rd Coy 2nd Pl
Names: NAGANO Masayoshi, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Hong Kong [China–Hong Kong]
Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private NAGANO Masayoshi of the 20th Independent Mountain Artillery Battalion 3rd Company 2nd Platoon, who was captured in Giruwa on 25 January 1943. NAGANO, a 23 year old Superior Private from Fukuoka, was captured in Giruwa while caring for a wounded companion in a pill-box. NAGANO was a gunner in his unit. During the interrogation, NAGANO provided information on his unit organisation, previous operations in Hong Kong and Philippines, mountain guns and their performance, and social conditions in Japan. The report includes diagrams of the BO Type Mountain Guns.
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