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Japanese Prison Camp

also known as a Japanese internment camp

Main entrance of Tangerang (LOG) Youth detention centre


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 …

De Auteur , zeven jaar oud in Tjideng

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.

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 …


Prisoncamp Deaths

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

Stutterheim Diary

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