|Item title:||Documents related to Major Max Phillips|
|Title (romaji):||Makusu Firippusu Shôsa kanren bunsho|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (PR83/036) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial private records|
|AJRP series:||AWM Japanese language material|
|AJRP sub-series:||Miscellaneous Japanese language documents|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Quantity / desc:||24 pages, typed and handwritten in ink and pencil|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Private|
|Creation date range (d/m/y):||9/11/1945 to 23/12/1945|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||CORRESPONDENCE, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, PACIFIC WAR, SURRENDER, SWORDS, FLAGS|
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|Japanese unit names:||32nd Division|
|Names:||ISHII Y., Lt Gen; KOSUGI E., Col; ABE Tadaichi; MATSUDA; Phillips, Maj Max|
|Area:||Halmahera [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Moluccas (Maluku)]|
|Content:||This item is various documents given to or related to Major Max Phillips during his surveillance party duty on Halmahera Island after the surrender of the Japanese forces. They are: a letter in English from Lieutenant General ISHII, Commander of 32nd Division, to Phillips regarding a memorial national flag presented by ISHII; a letter in English from Colonel KOSUGI, Staff Officer from the 32nd Division, to Phillips regarding a memorial national flag presented by KOSUGI; a note written in Japanese regarding a spearhead presented to Phillips from KOSUGI; two English translations of the above note; two explanatory notes written in Japanese by ABE Tadaichi on a short sword forged by Kanemasa; an English translation of the above notes; an explanatory note written both in Japanese and English on a short sword forged by Kaneyoshi; an explanatory note written in English by MATSUDA on a sword; and a receipt for a sword, written by Phillips himself.|
|Last modified:||11/24/2005 12:17:44 PM|
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