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Item title: DÔ Ichijirô interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/2)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/2
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-76 (Serial no. 129)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 7 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 14/5/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Buna Communications Unit
Names: DÔ Ichijirô, 3rd Class PO
Languages: English
Area:Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 3rd Class Petty Officer DÔ Ichijirô of the Buna Communications Unit, who was captured in the Buna area on 3 January 1943. DÔ, a 41 year old 3rd Class Petty Officer from Yokohama, was severely wounded when he was captured by US troops. He had spent about six months in Buna. During the interrogation, DÔ provided information on the unit organisation, communication equipment, and naval landing craft. He said he never contracted malaria while he stationed in Buna as he took his quinine tablets everyday, although many of his colleagues did not.
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