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Item title: YOSHIKAWA Susumu interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1)
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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 6/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-47 (Serial no. 79)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 10 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 1/4/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:102th Infantry Regt 1st Bn 4th Coy
Names: YOSHIKAWA Susumu, Sgt
Languages: English
Area:China–Hong Kong
Lae–Markham River Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Wau Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Sergeant YOSHIKAWA Susumu of the 102th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 4th Company , who was captured near Wau on 22 February 1943. YOSHIKAWA, a 25 year old Sergeant from Ibaragi, was captured near Wau when he was intercepted while he was acting as a messenger. During the interrogation, YOSHIKAWA provided information on unit movements, organisation and equipment, based on his experiences fighting in China and New Guinea. He gave his account of the landing operation in Lae in January 1943. He discussed some aspects of morale in Japan and mentioned the anti-English sentiment among the public.
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