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Item title: Documents related to Major Max Phillips
Title (romaji): Makusu Firippusu Shôsa kanren bunsho
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (PR83/036)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial private records
AJRP series: AWM Japanese language material
AJRP sub-series: Miscellaneous Japanese language documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: PR83/036
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series: Various
Item: PR83/036
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 24 pages, typed and handwritten in ink and pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Category: Correspondence
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 9/11/1945 to 23/12/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:32nd Division
Names: ISHII Y., Lt Gen; KOSUGI E., Col; ABE Tadaichi; MATSUDA; Phillips, Maj Max
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Halmahera [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Moluccas (Maluku)]
Content: This item is various documents given to or related to Major Max Phillips during his surveillance party duty on Halmahera Island after the surrender of the Japanese forces. They are: a letter in English from Lieutenant General ISHII, Commander of 32nd Division, to Phillips regarding a memorial national flag presented by ISHII; a letter in English from Colonel KOSUGI, Staff Officer from the 32nd Division, to Phillips regarding a memorial national flag presented by KOSUGI; a note written in Japanese regarding a spearhead presented to Phillips from KOSUGI; two English translations of the above note; two explanatory notes written in Japanese by ABE Tadaichi on a short sword forged by Kanemasa; an English translation of the above notes; an explanatory note written both in Japanese and English on a short sword forged by Kaneyoshi; an explanatory note written in English by MATSUDA on a sword; and a receipt for a sword, written by Phillips himself.
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Last modified:11/24/2005 12:17:44 PM
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