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Item title: Report on results of first-phase night fighting research manoeuvres with incline-mounted machine-cannon
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/36)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/36
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-406
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 17 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Information report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 24/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Akeno Army Flying Branch School
Kuribara Unit
Languages: English
Area:Fort Stotsenburg [Philippines, Luzon]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Fort Stotsenburg on 2 February 1945 during the Allied campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is a pamphlet entitled "Report on results of first-phase night fighting research manoeuvres", issued on 15 April 1944 by Akeno Army Flying Branch School and held by Kuribara Unit. It contains the results of a study into night fighting tactics with a Type 2 two-seater fighter equipped with an incline-mounted HO 5 20 mm machine-cannon. It includes observations about the effectiveness of the aircraft as a night fighter, the results of firing under certain conditions, night firing against an illuminated target and suggested combat methods.
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