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Glugur

Glugur

Gloegoer (Glugur) was an industrial area half way between Medan and Pulo Berayan. Between April 1942 and June 1944. there was an internment camp for women and children as well as a POW camp. The site had been established in 1913 as a camp for contract laborers, near...

The Fort of Bengkulu

In the early 18th century, Bengkulu was an English settlement with the fort Marlborough (Malioboro). In 1712 the Englishman Joseph Collet was governor of Bencoolen, as the English called it. In his letters we read: ‘Our fort indeed stands in a swamp which...