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Item title: JA145735 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/8)
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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 6/8
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-347 (Serial no. 491)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 16/7/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:79th Infantry Regt 2nd Coy
Mayasan Maru
Yamato Maru
Names: JA145735, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Tapen [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Sio–Bogadjim Area]
Palau Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Koror [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands, Palau Island]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA145735 of the 79th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Company, who was captured at Tapen on 9 March 1944. JA145735, a 1st Class Private, was captured by natives and turned over to Australian troops. During the interrogation, JA145735 provided information on various Japanese naval vessels including Mayasan Maru and Yamato Maru, an exchange of Japanese and Russian prisoners of war, low morale due to lack of air support and Japanese facilities at Palau.
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