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Item title: JA145601 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-287 (Serial no. 424)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 15 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 22/5/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:78th Infantry Regt 10th Coy
Names: JA145601, Leading Pte
Languages: English
Dumpu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Ramu River–Finisterre Range]
Madang [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Fukuoka Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Leading Private JA145601 of the 78th Infantry Regiment 10th Company, who was captured in Wampun, east of Dumpu, on 3 October 1943. JA145601, a 24 year old Leading Private from Fukuoka, was captured by Australian troops during his retreat to Madang. During the interrogation, JA145601 provided information on unit organisation, movement, wireless communication signals, his service experience, chemical gases, and the economic situation in Manchuria. A diagram of the communication method between units was attached.
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