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Item title: Radio, radar and electrical research industries in Japan
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 12/11)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS research reports
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 12/11
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 12/-
Item: RR-30
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Information report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 29/7/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English
Area:Kavieng [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Ireland]
Salamaua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Yokosuka [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Shizuoka Prefecture]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) research report on the electrical firms in Japan. The enquiry was received on 29 July 1943 and an answer despatched on 4 August 1943. Drawing from statements by prisoners of war, Japanese year books, "Who's who in Japan 1939-40" and other ATIS sources, the report contains information on important electrical firms engaged in radio and radar research in Japan, the names of Japanese scientists connected with radio research, particulars of a radar set in Yokosuka, the type of radar operating in Salamaua, Kavieng and Rabaul, and the names of electrical engineers living in Australia who had visited Japan.
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