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Item title: JA147491 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-331 (Serial no. 472)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 7 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 5/7/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:4th Air Intelligence Unit
Names: JA147491, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Otani [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Ishikawa Prefecture]
Kyoto Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Wewak–Madang Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private JA147491 of the 4th Air Intelligence Unit, who was captured near the Tami River (near Hollandia) on 26 April 1944. JA147491, a 24 year old 1st Class Private from Maizure, Kyoto Prefecture, was suffering from malaria and became separated from his Company during the retreat from Wewak to Hollandia in mid-February 1944 and was captured without resistance by US troops. During the interrogation, JA147491 provided information on Japanese positions at Wewak, the Otani airfield in Japan and air raids at Wewak in February 1944.
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