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Item title: YAMADA Chiyokasu interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/2)
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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 6/2
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-52 (Serial no. 93)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 12 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 13/4/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:170th Infantry Regt 1st Bn 1st Machine Gun Coy 1st Pl
Names: YAMADA Chiyokasu, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private YAMADA Chiyokasu of the 170th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 1st Machine Gun Company 1st Platoon, who was captured in Giruwa on 15 January 1943. YAMADA, a 26 year old Superior Private from HyƓgo, was captured by American troops at the Giruwa Hospital where he was recovering from injury. During the interrogation, YAMADA provided information on unit organisation, equipment and weapons, identification tags, morale in Japan, matters related to chemical warfare, medical treatment at Giruwa Hospital and attacks by the Allies.
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