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Tjideng Reunion

Category Tjideng Reunion

Tjideng Reunion- background material Posts in this category cover a number of subjects: Life on Java before the outbreak of war, also referred …

Bandoeng Adress Boek

Bandung, Paris of Java

Bandung underwent a dramatic change during WWII from being a European city in Asia to being an Asian city haunted by the ghosts of its Colonial past.

Indian Ocean Saga

Indian Ocean Journey

Indian Ocean Journey Tjideng Reunion describes a journey that took us around the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean Journey started on May …

Tjihapit boundary

Tjihapit Camp

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

Today’s Tjihapit

Today’s Tjihapit is what it had been before WWII: a pleasant Bandung suburb. The horrors of war all but forgotten.

Sonei Kenichi

Sonei Kenichi

Sonei Kenichi, Captain Sonei Kenichi was a Captain in the Imperial Japanese army, and as of September 1942 was placed in charge …

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 …