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Item title: JA147526 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-397 (Serial no. 547)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 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Item type: Unpublished, Official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:90th Garrison Unit (Naval)
DD Mutsu
DD Hibiki
Names: JA147526, 1st Class Seaman
Languages: English
Area:Kure [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Hiroshima Prefecture]
Kiska Island [North Pacific, Aleutian Islands, Rat Islands]
Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147526 of the 90th Garrison Unit (Naval), who surrendered to US troops on 1 May 1944 at Humboldt Bay, near Hollandia. JA147526, a 29 year old 1st class seaman from Shimo-machi, provided information on the organisation and strength of the 90th Garrison Unit, radar equipment on Japanese ships, rumours of the sinking of the battleship Mutsu at Kure due to an unexplained explosion, and damage to the destroyer Hibiki off Kiska in June 1943. The appendix contains an organisational chart for the 90th Garrison Unit.
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