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Fort Rotterdam in Makassar

Town: Makassar
District: South and southeast Celebes
Region: Celebes
Location: Makassar is situated on the southwest coast of Celebes (Sulawesi). Fort Rotterdam was to the west of the old city center, on the coast.
From October 1945 this location served as a relief camp >>
Internees: men, women, and children
Information: During the bersiap period, a group of Ambonese men, women and children were housed in Fort Rotterdam. They had originally sought sanctuary in the military hospital.