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Item title: OGAWA Yoshinobu diary
Title (romaji): Ogawa Yoshinobu nikkichô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/3/7)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ADVATIS material captured in the Philippines 1944-45
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/3/7
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/3/- ADVATIS material captured in the Philippines 1944-45
Item: 1/3/7
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Category: Personal diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 1/1/1944 to 31/12/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Division 102nd Infantry Regt
Names: OGAWA Yoshinobu
Languages: Japanese
Area:Kumamoto Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]
Content: This item consists of the personal diary for 1944 of OGAWA Yoshinobu from Kumamoto prefecture. The contents of the diary is limited to Japan, but provides insight into domestic wartime life. OGAWA was conscripted in 1933 and served in the 102nd Infantry Division which was raised in Kumamoto. The diary contains 189 pages of tables and charts detailing numerous aspects of Japanese life and history, including demographics, military affairs, politics and bureaucracy, religion and education, business, laws, taxes and the postal system. It was probably captured in the Philippines in late 1944 or early 1945.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: OGAWA Yoshinobu diary
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Names: OGAWA Yoshinobu
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 51st Division 102nd Infantry Regt
Japanese unit names (romaji):Hohei Dai 102 Rentai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Philippines
Date of acquisition:
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:07 AM
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