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Item title: Military topographical data on Geelvink Bak and Vogelkop Peninsula with maps
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/16)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/16
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-177
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 91 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document, Map
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 8/9/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:2nd Army Ikio Force
Languages: English
Area:Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Noemfoor Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Namber airfield (Noemfoor Island) on 11 July 1944 during the Japanese retreat across the north coast of New Guinea and Dutch New Guinea. This item is a collection of notes and maps of the Vogelkop Peninsula and Geelvink Bay area in Western Dutch New Guinea, dated April 1944. It provides military and topographical data such as, the nature of the terrain, the native population, suitability for airfields, anchorages, local weather, facilities available for transport, billeting and water supply.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:05:31 AM
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