|Item title:||YAMADA Torao interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/4) |
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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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/4|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-163 (Serial no. 254)|
|Quantity / desc:||14 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||16/9/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT, MORALE|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||21st Independent Mixed Bde Signals Unit|
|Names:||YAMADA Torao, Superior Pte|
Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private YAMADA Torao of the 21st Independent Mixed Brigade Signals Unit, who was captured in Napako in the Buna area on 7 February 1943. YAMADA, a 24 year old Superior Private from Niigata, was captured by Allied troops when he reached Napako from Giruwa. He claimed that he had been deserted by his officers. During the interrogation, YAMADA provided information on his unit and signals equipment, social conditions and morale in Japan.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:02:33 AM|
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