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Richard Kirby and the Tjaringin Murders A Western Response to the Indonesian Revolution, 1946

Fettling, David


On 17 April 1946, seven Australian war crimes investigators left the military perimeter British troops were maintaining around the city of Batavia and travelled into an anarchic, lawless Javanese hinterland, rife with different Indonesian revolutionary militants fighting the Dutch and each other. As they entered the kampong of Tjaringin, north of Bogor, automatic rifle fire hit their car. Two men died immediately; a third was found days later in a nearby ditch, shot in the back of the head....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Itinerario, European Journal of Overseas History
DOI: 10.1017/S0165115314000084


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