|Item title:||JA145565 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/5) |
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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 6/5|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-212 (Serial no. 318)|
|Quantity / desc:||16 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||28/12/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IRON AND STEEL WORKS, TROOPSHIPS, TRAINING, INTERROGATION, INTELLIGENCE, IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY|
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|Japanese unit names:||Sasebo Special Naval Landing Party 3rd Coy Infantry Gun Sect|
|Names:||JA145565, Leading Seaman|
|Area:||Fukuoka Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]|
Salamaua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA145565 of the Sasebo Special Naval Landing Party 3rd Company Infantry Gun Section, who was captured near Salamaua on 13 September 1943. JA145565, a 22 year old Leading Seaman from Fukuoka, was captured by Australian troops when he was left behind due to his suffering from malaria during the retreat to Salamaua. During the interrogation, JA145565 provided information on his party organisation, movements, naval ships, training, and social conditions in Japan. A sketch of the Yawata Steel Works where he was employed for three months is attached.|
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