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Main entrance of Tangerang (LOG) Youth detention centre

Tangerang

Tangerang Prison Camp Tangerang Prison camp was a women’s and children’s World War II concentration camp on Java History and Location Before the …

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 Campioni -Prison Camp leader Elly Campioni’s unpublished memoir provides an invaluable insight into the life and times of the infamous women’s and …

Japanse Burgerkampen

Summary The book , Japanse Burgerkampen, published by uitgeverij T. Wever ,Franeken, Netherlands first appeared in 1963 as a PhD thesis by …

Tjihapit Boek

The Tjihapit Boek constituted the very first attempt  made by camp survivors to capture an account of the traumatic events they had …

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 …

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 …