|Item title:||JA147775 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9) |
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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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/9|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-402 (Serial no. 552)|
|Quantity / desc:||14 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||28/8/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||ANTI-AIRCRAFT, DEFENCES, BATTERIES - GUNS, ARTILLERY, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, MILITARY TRAINING|
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|Japanese unit names:||68th Independent Field Anti-aircraft Bn|
|Names:||JA147775, 1st Class Pte|
|Area:||Yokohama [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Chiba Prefecture]|
Chiba [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Chiba Prefecture]
Hiratsuka [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Kanagawa Prefecture]
Tokyo [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Manokwari [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147775 of the 68th Independent Field Anti-aircraft Battalion, who, while weak from hunger, was taken by natives and handed over to US troops at Wari (Manokwari) on 9 May 1944. During the interrogation, JA147775 provided information on ammunition supplies at Hollandia, anti-aircraft training at Chiba and Hiratsuka, Allied prisoners of war at Tsurumi Dockyard (near Yokohama) and that new anti-aircraft regiments had been organised as a consequence of the Doolittle raids.|
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