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Item title: 16th Division monthly battle report for April 1944
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/33)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/33
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-370
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 37 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Battle report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 12/5/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:16th Div
Languages: English
Area:Takloban (Tacloban) [Philippines, Leyte]
Samar [Philippines]
Visayan Sea [Philippines]
Palawan [Philippines]
Mindoro [Philippines]
Luzon [Philippines]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured in Tacloban on 30 October 1944 during the US campaign to recapture the Philippines. This item is a battle report by the 16th Division for April 1944, issued on 1 May 1944 and held by the Tacloban Military Police Section. It contains information on the relocation of the main strength of the 16th Division on Samar and Leyte; the disposition of units and forces in the Visayas; guerrilla activity in Luzon, Mindoro, Samar, Leyte, Western Visaya and Palawan; guerrilla and Japanese propaganda activities; an investigation of the topography of Palawan; training and replacement; development of roads and communications; supply situation; hygiene and medical supplies; and awards and punishments. This item also contains nine charts and five maps on punitive operations against guerrilla forces, battle results, disposition of forces, communications and supplies.
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