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Item title: JA130022 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/9
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-387 (Serial no. 536)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 4 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 15/8/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:No. 1 Akigatu Maru
Names: JA130022, Civilian Engineer
Languages: English
Area:Kagoshima Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]
Macassar (Ujung Padang) [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Celebes (Sulawesi)]
Java (Jawa) [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia)]
Surabaya [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Java (Jawa)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA130022 of No. 1 Akigatu Maru, who was captured on 17 June 1944. JA130022, a 37 year old civilian engineer from Kagoshima Prefecture, was rescued from the sea when No. 1 Akigatu Maru was sunk by a US submarine in the Java Sea on 17 June 1944. During the interrogation, JA130022 provided details of the sinking, casualties, shipping movements and sea-mines on the approach to Soerabaja-Macassar port.
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