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Ambarawa Japanese Prison Camps

Ambarawa Prison Camps Ambarawa Prison camps was a group of civilian Japanese internment camps in central Java located near the present day …

Java Prison Camp Kampong Makassar

Kampong Makassar

Kampong Makassar was a primitive work camp on the outskirts of Batavia, in existence between April 1942 and October 1945. The Malay …

Concentration camp leader Campioni

Campioni Grogol Prison Camp memoire

 Campioni -Prison Camp leader Elly Campioni’s unpublished memoir provides an invaluable insight into the life and times of the infamous women’s and …

Tjidneg Birthday portrait

Camp Children

Camp Children Soon after the Pacific War ended the notion of “camp children”  (Kamp kinderen in Dutch)  became known among  Red Cross …

Tjihapit boundary

Tjihapit Camp

Tjihapit Camp was the biggest of the Bandoeng Camps for Women and Children in South East Asia.

Tjideng Prison Camp

Tjideng Prison Camp. The Tjideng Prison Camp for Women and Children was initially declared a “protected area” as of August 1942.  It …

Coffin-making

Prisoncamp Deaths

Prisoncamp Deaths in Tjideng During the final months of the war the number of  prisoncamp deaths rose alarmingly. The camp was forced …

Tjimahi Yeast Factory

Tjimahi Yeast Factory

Tjimahi Yeast Factory. The Tjimahi Yeast Factory was an example how necessity is the mother of invention. The regular supply of yeast …

Overview of POW and Civioian internmetn camps in th Bandoeng area

Bandoeng Camps

Bandoeng Camps About twenty Bandoeng Camps were in existence during the Pacific War. Of these by far the biggest and most important …

Four years Till Tomorrow

Four Years Till Tomorrow Published by van der Heide (1999)  Four Years Till Tomorrow refers to the misguided belief of nearly all …