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Item title: Documents regarding courts-martial after surrender
Title (romaji): Kôfukugo no gunpô kaigi ni tsuite
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/325)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/325
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/325
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages, handwritten in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/?/c1946
Conflict code: Post-war (related to WW2)
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Sender: MATSUHISA, Col
Languages: Japanese
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This item is a memorandum from Colonel MATSUHISA regarding the operation of courts-martial after the Japanese surrender. Issues discussed include the authority of General IMAMURA regarding the opening of courts-martial, legitimacy of courtsmartial under the military regulations after the surrender, punishment and fine of offenders, operation of courtsmartial at camps, etc. An attached document, possibly a reply to the above memorandum, argues that the Imperial Army's regulations would be valid until the completion of repatriation. MATSUSHITA informs the recipient that his opinions may differ slightly from those of the Commander-in-Chief or the Chief of Staff, and recommend the recipient to have his opinions verified by either the Commander-in-Chief or the Chief of Staff.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Documents regarding courts-martial after surrender
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Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
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Sender: MATSUHISA, Col
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Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:05:43 AM
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