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Boudewyn van Oort

Javanese Landscape

“The (Javanese) landscape was enchanting” ( page 51, Tjideng Reunion).

KNIL Volunteers

KNIL Volunteers from South Africa

KNIL ¬†Volunteers ¬†from South Africa by Boudewyn van Oort The image shows the scene at Johannesburg Park station on or around 22 …

Tjideng on Film

There are some rare examples of Tjideng on film. In researching we found films of the Tjideng camp , prewar Batavia and …

Stutterheim Diary

Stutterheim Diary The Stutterheim diary is a remarkable, vivid account of the suffering of European teenage boys during the Japanese Occupation of …

Internment Camps on Java

Internment Camps for Europeans on Java during the Pacific War (1941-1945) What follows is a short description of some of the statistical …

Post War Refugees

After the war we returned to South Africa as Post War Refugees. As is the case with all refugees we followed a …