|Item title:||Collection of combat examples of the use of war gases|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/26) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial official records|
|AJRP series:||Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications|
|AJRP sub-series:||ATIS enemy publications|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 5/26|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 5/-|
|Quantity / desc:||64 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||23/1/1945|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||MILITARY OPERATIONS, CHEMICAL WARFARE, MILITARY TRAINING|
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|Japanese unit names:|
Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Nefaar (near Hollandia) on 1 May 1944 during the Allied attacks on Japanese positions in northern Dutch New Guinea, which were intended to isolate the 18th Army at Wewak. This item is a manual entitled "Collection of combat examples of the use of smoke and others (war gases)", issued in June 1943 by the Department of Military Education. It contains combat examples of the use of smoke candles and red (vomiting gas) candles during campaigns in China. |
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:06:25 AM|
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