Semi-occupied Jakarta, 1946-1947

Description

Although Allied forces established them-selves in Jakarta in September 1945, the Republic maintained both central and local government offices there, and the city was under a kind of dual administration until the Dutch ‘police action' of July 1947.

Further reading

Cribb, Robert, Gangsters and Revolutionaries: The Jakarta People's Militia and the Indonesian Revolution  1945-1949. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1991.

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

5.07

Year span

1946 - 1947

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