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Item title: FUKUI Kiyomasa diary
Title (romaji): Fukui Kiyomasa nikki
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (PR86/373)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial private records
AJRP series: AWM Japanese language material
AJRP sub-series: Captured Japanese diaries
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: PR86/373
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series: Various
Item: PR86/373
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, 19 pages with entries in ink
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Private
Category: Personal diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 1/1/1945 to 3/2/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:2nd Tank Division
Names: FUKUI Kiyomasa
Languages: Japanese
Area:Lingayen [Philippines, Luzon]
Content: This item is a diary written by FUKUI Kiyomasa, who was a comander of a light tank possibly in the 2nd Tank Division stationed in the Lingayen area, Luzon. The diary covers the period from 1 January to 3 Feburary 1945, and describes FUKUI's movements before and after the Allied landing campaign at the Lingayen Gulf. FUKUI, a young soldier eager to fight, describes the enemy's frequent air raids as "regular deliveries". On 1 February 1945 he was ordered to defend Lupao to the last. The diary was titled "Reflection Journal" on the cover.
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Last modified:12/29/2000 10:39:43 AM
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