Kampong Makassar

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Kampong Makassar was one several internment camps in the island of Java near Batavia[1] (present-day Jakarta) in which the Japanese interned enemy civilians, mostly Dutch,[2] after the Dutch East Indies fell to Japanese forces in 1942. Between January to October 1945, Kampong Makassar functioned as prisoners of war, civilian, and relief camps respectively.[3]


  1. ^ "BBC - WW2 People's War - Kampong Makassar". Retrieved 1 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Bathing Room in the Women's Quarter of the Makassarese Village Near Master Cornelis in Batavia - World Digital Library". Retrieved 1 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Zoeken in Indische kamparchieven - Indischekamparchieven". Retrieved 1 June 2013.