Allied Intelligence Bureau field report : subject : A.I.B. field activities South Coast, New Britain, from April, 1944, to March 1945 / written by NGX8. T/Major B. Fairfax-Ross, A.I.F

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Fairfax-Ross, Basil Edward, 1910-1984
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Npf 940.548694 F167
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[S.l. : Allied Intelligence Bureau], 1945
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ALLIED INTELLIGENCS BUREAU FIELD REPORT. 1
Basil Fairfax-Ross: 40 years’ service to Papua New Guinea 2
INDEX 3
GAZETTEER 4
ENEMY SITUATION. 5
OWN SITUATION 5
PART I. INTRODUCTION 5
FACILITIES AND SUPPLY AVAILABLE. 7
PART II TASKS – from MAY, 1944, to OCTOBER, 1944. 7
PART III ORGANISATION. 9
ARMS. 10
EQUIPMENT. 10
PART IV. PREPARATIONS FOR IRREGULAR WARFARE 11
DEFENCE OF LAKIRI BASE 13
PART V. GENERAL PLAN. 13
OPERATIONS EAST OF LAKIRI – WIDE BAY AREA. 14
OPERATIONS WEST OP LAKIRI – CAPE DAMPIER AREA. 14
PART VI. NARRATIVE. 15
WESTERN SECTION – JUNE / JULY. 1944. 15
EASTERN SECTION – JUNE / JULY. 1944. 16
WESTERN SECTION – AUG. / SEPT., 1944. 21
EASTERN SECTION – AUG / SEPT./ OCT.,1944. 22
PART VII TASKS – OCTOBER. 1944. to MARCH, 1945. 26
PART VIII. PLAN. 26
PART IX 27
ACKNOWLEDGMENT 29
PART X SUMMARY – TASKS FULFILLET). 29
CODES. 30
COMMUNICATIONS. 30
PART XI ADMINISTRATION. 30
SUPPLY. 30
AIR DELIVERY 31
COMPOSITION AND PACKING OF DROPS 31
RATIONS. 31
SUPPLY BY SMALL SHIPS. 31
PART XII CASUALTIES. 32
PART XIII AGENTS (SECRET). 32
WATCHES. 32
PART XIV. MEDICAL. 33
PART XV. CO-OPERATION WITH ANGAU. 34
NATURA ADVANTAGES. 35
NATURAL DISADVANTAGES. 35
PART XVI. LESSONE IN NATIVE GUERILLA WARFARE. 35
EMPLOYMENT 36
INDEPENDENT GUERILLA WARFARE. 36
PECULIAR INFLUENCES. 36
FACTORS. 37
OBJECT. 37
PART XVII FURTHER A.I.B. ACTIVITIES GAZELLE PENINSULA. 37
COURSKS OPEN. 38
PLAN. 38
AIR. 39
LAND. 39
SEA. 39
SUMMARY OF INTELLIGENCE – GAZELLE PENINSULA. 39
BOMBING. 40
FOOD. 40
HEALTH. 40
MORALE. 40
PRISONERS OF WAR. 40
SERVICE TROOPS, 40
APPENDIX I. OFFICERS. 41
OTHER RANKS. 41
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROMOTION. 42
NATIVE PERSONNEL. 43
APPENDIX II RECORD OF NATIVE SERVICES. 44
INTRODUTION. 44
COMTROL. 45
ACKNOWLEDGMENT. 46
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE. 46
HEALTH. 46
POPULATION. 46
REFUGEE CAMP. 46
NATIVE – OUTSTANDING [?] SERVICE 47

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