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Item title: Functioning of the Type 3, 8 cm mortar
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/37)
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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 5/37
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-417
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 15 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 13/10/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Kitai Unit
Tateyama Naval Gunnery School Laboratory
Languages: English
Area:Albay Gulf [Philippines, Luzon]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Albay, Luzon, on 8 April 1945 during the Allied campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is an instruction manual entitled "Functioning of the Type 3, 8 cm mortar", issued by the Tateyama Naval Gunnery School Laboratory (undated). It was extracted from a file entitled "Reference for artillery units", dated November 1944 and held by Kitai Unit. It contains information on construction, ammunition (experimental incendiary shells, barrage shells, illuminating shells and experimental marker shells), and sketches of the mortar, fuses and shells.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:02:01 AM
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