|Item title:||JA147056 interrogation report|
|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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/8|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-338 (Serial no. 480)|
|Quantity / desc:||7 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||17/7/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, INDUSTRY, FACTORIES, WAR - HOME FRONT, MORALE, AIR RAIDS, PRISONERS OF WAR|
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|Japanese unit names:||141st Infantry Regt 3rd Bn 11th Coy|
|Names:||JA147056, 1st Class Pte|
|Area:||Tuluvu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]|
Kokopo [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Yokosuka [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Shizuoka Prefecture]
Kanagawa Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private JA147056 of 141st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 11th Company, who was captured in Karai-ai on 21 February 1944. JA147056, a 24 year old 1st Class Private from Kanagawa Prefecture, was taken prisoner while sick with malaria having retreated from Kokopo to Tsurubu (Tuluvu). During the interrogation, JA147056 provided information on Allied and Indonesian prisoners of war in Rabaul, his feelings about Allied bombing attacks and the lack of air cover from the Japanese Army Air Service, and the Yokosuka Naval Construction Depot and Kurihama Military Warehouse (including a map).|
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