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Item title: Map of US. Naval station at Guam
Title (romaji): Guamu tô yôzu
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500081)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500081
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500081
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 sheet, 75cm x 90cm; printed map
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Map
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 30/06/1928 to ?/9/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Names: GRAFFIN, Lt Edward
Languages: Japanese
Area:Guam [Central Pacific, Gilbert Islands (Kiribati)]
Buna [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Content: This item is a 1942 Japanese enlargement of a 1928 American map of the US. naval base at Guam. The map covers the whole of Guam Island, showing details such as reefs, harbours, mountains, roads and towns. These features are labelled in English, with Japanese notes added concerning details such as tides and prevailing winds. This item was captured at Buna, probably in 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Map of US. Naval station at Guam
ATIS number: 500081
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: GRAFFIN, Lt Edward
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Place of acquisition: Buna
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:43 AM
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