Republican military units on Java, 1946-47


Although the high command of the Indonesian army struggled constantly during the revolution to bring regular and irregular units into a single, coordinated hierarchy, lack of resources and difficulties of communication allowed many units to remain largely independent. The actual structure of divisions and smaller units was frequently changed.

Further reading

Sundhaussen, Ulf, The Road to Power: Indonesian Military Politics, 1945-1967. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1982.

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


Year span

1946 - 1946