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Item title: YAMASAKI Kunio 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-81 (Serial no. 136)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 12 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 18/5/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Navy Air Unit 934
Names: YAMASAKI Kunio, Navy Air PO 2nd Class
Languages: English
Area:Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia)
Northern Territory [Australia]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Navy Air Petty Officer 2nd Clas YAMASAKI Kunio of the Navy Air Unit 934, who was captured on an island off Arnhem Land on 21 April 1943. YAMASAKI, a 22 year old Navy Air Petty Officer 2nd Class from Shizuoka, was too weak to resist capture after drifiting in a rubber dinghy for nine days. His aircraft was shot down during a reconnaissance flight from Dobo on the island of Aru. During the interrogation, YAMASAKI provided information on unit organisation, aircraft, ranks and their badges, and morale in Japan.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:06:02 AM
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