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Item title: Imperial rescript commentary
Title (romaji): Shôsho kinkai
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/182)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/182
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/182
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, 40 pages, handwritten in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Manuscript
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/1/1946
Conflict code: Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Kagamihara (6th) Group
Languages: Japanese
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This item provides guidance to former servicemen for interpreting and understanding the Imperial rescript delivered at the beginning of 1946. The first few pages of the document contains comments on different paragraphs of the rescript, which are followed by the actual text of each paragraph and detailed explanation. The item also includes a few citations from the rescripts delivered on 8 December 1941 and 14 August 1945, which are analysed in relation to the 1946 rescript.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Imperial rescript commentary
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: Kagamihara (6th) Group
Japanese unit names (romaji):Kagamihara (Dai 6) Shûdan
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:31 AM
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