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Item title: Reports on counter-intelligence, propaganda and fifth column activities in the Philippines
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/31)
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AJRP details
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 5/31
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-343
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 63 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document, Information report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 30/3/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:14th Army Watari Group Staff Sect Counter-intelligence Squad
Languages: English
Area:Takloban (Tacloban) [Philippines, Leyte]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Takloban on 28 October 1944 during the US campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is a collection of documents on police duties, counter-intelligence, propaganda and fifth column activities, issued between 11 January and 28 December 1943 by Watari Group (14th Army) Staff Section Counter Intelligence Squad. It was held by the Tacloban Military Police Department. It contains information on counter-intelligence and security, measures against Allied espionage in the Philippines, strengthening of shipping security, rumour investigation, Japanese propaganda in the Philippines, examples of propaganda, United States broadcasts to the Philippines, guerrilla activities and the organisation of guerilla espionage groups.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:01:42 AM
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