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Item title: Commando raiding unit tactics: manual and manoeuvre plans
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/20)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/20
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-226
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 85 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Information report, Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 18/11/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Ni Commando Raiding Unit
Eastern 33rd Force
Names: HORIUCHI 2nd Lt
Languages: English
Area:Tokyo [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Yokohama [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Chiba Prefecture]
Morotai [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Moluccas (Maluku), Halmahera]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Morotai on 24 September 1944 during the Allied attacks of Japanese positions in northern Dutch New Guinea, which were intended to isolate the 18th Army at Wewak. This item is a manual entitled "NI (Netherlands Indies) Commando Raiding Unit tactics", issued in 1944 by Eastern 33rd Force and held by 2nd Lieutenant HORIUCHI. It contains information on the general principles of commando operations, methods of infiltration, movement in enemy territory, training, concealment and special intelligence work. The item also contains a detailed training exercise involving an imaginary invasion of Tokyo and Yokohama by American forces.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:06:40 AM
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