Allied re-occupation, August 1945-March 1946


A few earlier reconnaissance missions which did not assume authority are not shown.

Further reading

Dennis, Peter, Troubled Days of Peace: Mountbatten and South East Asia Command, 1945-46. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1990.

Frederick, William H., Visions and Heat: The Making of the Indonesian Revolution. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1989.

McMillan, Richard, The British Occupation of Indonesia, 1945-1946: Britain, the Netherlands and the Indonesian revolution. New York, NY: Routledge, 2005.

Reid, Anthony, 'Australia's hundred days in South Sulawesi', in David G. Chandler and M.C. Ricklefs, eds., Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Indonesia (Clayton, Vic.: Monash University, 1986, pp. 201-224.

Smail, John R.W., Bandung in the early revolution, 1945-1946 : a study in the social history of the Indonesian revolution.  Ithaca, NY: Modern Indonesia Project, Cornell University, 1964.

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)


Year span

1945 - 1946