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Item title: Map drawing manual: With revised army abbreviations
Title (romaji): Yôzu to shakeizu no kakikata
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/4/2)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as A documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/4/2
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/4/- Items registered by ATIS as "A" documents
Item: 1/4/2
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, 41 pages plus 29 fold out illustrations
Access: Open
Item type: Published, Official
Category: Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 10/1/1932 to 1/4/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Japanese unit names:Taka Unit
Languages: Japanese
Area:Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Content: This item consists of an instruction manual for drawing military sketch maps. Edited by SAITÔ Ippei, it was originally published by Shôheikan of Tokyo in 1932. This copy is the 92nd revised edition printed in 1942 and contains a copy of the official army abbreviations and symbols as approved by the Minister of War,TÔJÔ Hideki in July 1940. The manual covers such matters as the preparation for sketching maps, annotation of military symbols and how to sketch different campaigns and situations. It also contains 29 fold out example sketches of mock battles staged in various locations in Japan.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Map drawing manual: With revised army abbreviations
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Item status: Original document
Item type: Published, Official
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Japanese unit names: Taka Unit
Japanese unit names (romaji):Taka butai
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:04 AM
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