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Jan Bouwer

Jan Bouwer

Jan Bouwer was a Dutch journalist who immigrated to Indonesia in 1940, thus avoiding the German Occupation but arriving in time for …

Paradise in Peril

Paradise in Peril Paradise in Peril is the PhD Thesis by Herman Bussemaker for the University of Amsterdam. In this document he …

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 …

Tjideng Camp Gate

This picture appears on the front cover of the book, Tjideng Reunion. It shows the Tjideng camp gate shortly after the war …

Plight of Boys in Japanese camps

Boy Prisoners

Boy Prisoners of the Japanese Boy prisoners in the Japanese internment camps suffered grievously. Many who survived never were able to function …