RAPWI

AcronymDefinition
RAPWIRecovery of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees (Australia)
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4 Contact Team of the Indian Army Mission of the RAPWI (Repatriation of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees) organisation processed liberated Indians, its tasks included the identification and isolation of INA members.
While he describes how "Australian soldiers would mingle freely and dine with us, disregarding all codes of etiquette", he also mentions that British RAPWI officers at Rabaul--probably suspecting the presence of INA sympathisers among the liberated prisoners--took a less accommodating approach.
They were brought from temporary camps in the islands to detachments of the Indian RAPWI Mission.