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Item title: Commander-in-Chief of Japanese forces in Balikpapan - Samarinda area
Title (romaji): Nihongun shikikan barikkupapan - samarinda chiku
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/5 BPXJ14)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial leaflets
AJRP series: Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets
AJRP sub-series:
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 7/9/5 BPXJ14
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: BPXJ14
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, print?
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 3/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Names: KAMATA, Rear Adm
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Balikpapan Area [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Borneo (Kalimantan)]
Samarinda [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Borneo (Kalimantan), Balikpapan Area]
Content: This item is a copy of a document produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office after the surrender of Japan. It contains instructions concerning the surrender of the Japanese forces in the Balikpapan - Samarinda area. The senders are the General Officer Commanding the Australian 7th Division and the Commander Allied Forces Dutch Borneo. The document was addressed to Rear Admiral KAMATA or his representative. Copies of the document were probably air-dropped in the area. The Japanese troops in the area were instructed to use a radio telephone to make contact with the Australian forces.
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Last modified:07/23/2003 03:56:21 PM
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