|Item title:||JA147195 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9) |
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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 6/9|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-396 (Serial no. 546)|
|Quantity / desc:||11 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||24/8/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, BOMB DAMAGE, PRISON-CAMPS, PRISONERS OF WAR, TRAINING, CONSCRIPTION, JAPANESE MACHINE GUNS|
|Australian unit names:|
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|Japanese unit names:||17th Div 81st Infantry Regt|
|Names:||JA147195, Superior Pte|
|Area:||Kôbe [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Hyôgo Prefecture]|
Kure [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Hiroshima Prefecture]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147195, a Superior Private with the 17th Division, 81st Infantry Regiment, who was captured by natives near Kometto and handed over to US troops on 24 March 1944. During the interrogation, JA147195 provided information on casualties suffered by the 81st Infantry Regiment, conscription and training, an Allied bombing raid on Kôbe in April 1942 and the destruction of the Manila Rope Works, faulty light machine-guns, and reports of an Allied prisoner-of-war camp being set up near Kure, Hiroshima. |
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