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Item title: Combined interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9)
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AJRP details
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-408 (Serial no. 558)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 11 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 24/8/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Names: JA147089, 1st Class Pte; JA147109, Superior Pte; JA147130, Superior Pte; JA147319, Superior Pte; JA147218, 1st Class Pte; JA147298, Superior Pte; JA147300, Superior Pte; JA147567, Cpl; JA147119, 1st Class Pte; JA147249, Leading Pte; JA147079, 1st Class Pte; JA147179, Superior Pte; JA147321, 1st Class Pte; JA145731, Superior Pte; JA147171, Superior Pte; JA147360; JA147224, 1st Class Pte; JA147328, Superior Pte; JA147240, 1st Class Pte; JA147356, 1st Class Pte; JA147314, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Kôbe [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Hyôgo Prefecture]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Kokopo [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Manus Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) combined interrogation report for 21 Japanese prisoners of war captured in New Britain and Manus Island between February and May 1944 found not worth complete interrogation. The interrogations were conducted by student interrogators primarily for training purposes and the accuracy of the information was not verified. It contains information on personnel strength, special units, recruitment and conscription, morale and welfare, troop movements, casualties, Allied prisoners of war at Kôbe, ship movements, Japanese fortifications, internees at Rabaul, Japanese naval losses and Allied air raids between September and October 1943. The appendix contains a sketch of the Allied prisoner-of-war compound, barracks and hospital at Kokopo.
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