|Item title:||Operation orders, 1st Shipping Engineer Regiment: Defence of Borgen Bay|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/10) |
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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 5/10|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 5/-|
|Quantity / desc:||70 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||21/4/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||DEFENCE, BOMB DAMAGE, IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY, NAVAL OPERATIONS, MILITARY OPERATIONS, MILITARY ORDERS, LANDING CRAFT|
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|Japanese unit names:||1st Shipping Engineer Regt 2nd Coy|
|Area:||Borgen Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]|
Cape Gloucester [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Tuluvu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Cape Gloucester between 27 and 29 December 1943 after troops landed on western New Britain during the campaign to capture the island. This item contains operational orders for No. 2 Company, 1st Shipping Engineer Regiment between 6 October and 30 November 1943, including plans to defend Borgen Bay and details of shipping movements in the Tsurubu (Tuluvu) area. It also contains accounts of damage caused by Allied bombing in November 1943.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:06:39 AM|
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