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Item title: JA145729 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/6)
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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 6/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-278 (Serial no. 411)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 11 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 26/4/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:79th Infantry Regt
Names: JA145729, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Nagano Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Seishin [Korea]
Huon Peninsula [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private JA145729 of the 79th Infantry Regiment, who was captured in Melanpipi, about 20 miles from Lae on 27 February 1944. JA145729, a 22 year old 1st Class Private from Nagano, was captured with six other Japanese soldiers by local people and brought to Australian troops. During the interrogation, JA145729 provided information on unit organisation, movement, and conditions in Japan. Three sketch maps of industrial areas in Seishin and Rashin in North Korea are included.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:04:23 AM
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