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ABDA command

ABDA COMMAND ABDA Command ¬†(ABDACOM) was the first , unsuccessful attempt at combined Allied Theatre command. It had been suggested by the …

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 Coffin Factory

Shortly after we arrived in Tjideng the supply of coffins dried up for reasons unknown. Henceforth a coffin making factory was established …

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 …