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Item title: English-Japanese phrase-book for military use
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/1)
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AJRP details
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 5/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-3
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 35 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Translation
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 2/2/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
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Japanese unit names:
Languages: English
Area:Sanananda [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Content: This item is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured in the Sananada area on 1 December 1942. The booklet contains 1,000 words and phrases for use by Japanese forces in occupied territories. The phrase-book is broken into four sections: "important military phrases", "vocabulary", "basic words and phrases", and "ordinary conversation". It was intended to be used in a variety of situations, from interrogations and patrols, to shopping and ordering meals.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:07:20 AM
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