|Item title:||Guerrilla warfare in the Philippines|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/32) |
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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 5/32|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 5/-|
|Item:||EP-359 part 1|
|Quantity / desc:||85 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||28/4/1945|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||GUERILLA OPERATIONS, MILITARY OPERATIONS, WARFARE - GUERILLA, PROPAGANDA, INTELLIGENCE, AERIAL OPERATIONS|
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|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||14th Area Army Watari Group|
22nd Field Artillery Regt
Tanauan [Philippines, Leyte]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured at Tanauan on 29 October 1944 during the US campaign to capture the Philippines. This item is a collection of intelligence reports on guerrilla warfare in the Philippines by the Watari Group (14th Area Army) held by the 22nd Field Artillery Regiment. This item contains intelligence reports B numbers 152 to 157 for the period 1 April to 30 June 1944. The reports contain detailed information and maps on the following: the strength, organisation and tactics of guerrilla groups; Japanese punitive operations; conflict between communist groups; US guerrilla units and Filipino guerrilla groups; wireless communication; submarine communications; air raids by US aircraft and Filipino morale. They also contain a general appraisal of the effectiveness of guerrilla operations and the prevalence of propaganda.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:02:07 AM|
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