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Item title: Tactical use of smoke
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/6)
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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 5/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-74
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 44 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Published, Official
Category: Instruction manual
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 14/1/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Army Narashino School
Names: MACHIJIRI Kazumoto
Languages: English
Area:Dumpu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Ramu River–Finisterre Range]
Content: This item is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Dumpu on 4 October 1943 during the Huon Peninsula campaigns. This item is a handbook on the tactical employment of smoke with a preface by MACHIJIRI Kazumoto, Inspector of Chemical Warfare, published in December 1941 by the Army Narashino School. This item provides information on the general rules of using smoke as a tactical weapon, the characteristics of smoke, the impact of weather and topography, techniques for establishing a smoke screen and the specifications of different smoke candles.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:01:55 AM
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