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Item title: JA147150 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/6)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-284 (Serial no. 420)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 2/5/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Akatsuki 9161 4th Bn 3rd Coy
Atsu Maru
Names: JA147150, Engineer
Languages: English
Area:Aitape–Wewak Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Engineer JA147150 of the Akatsuki 9161 4th Battalion 3rd Company, who was captured off Bam Island on 26 March 1944. JA147150, a 31 year old Engineer from Chiba, was clinging to the bridge-grating for a week after his sea-truck, Atsu Maru was sunk. He was rescued by a US flying boat and captured. During the interrogation, JA147150 provided information on unit organisation, movemement, and the sinking of the sea-truck.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:03:04 AM
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