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East-Indies camps ( Indische kamparchieven ENG )


Houses in Bima

Town: Bima
District: Soembawa
Region: Lesser Soenda Islands
Location: Bima is on the northeastern part of Soembawa, on Bima Bay.
From May 1942 to 05 July 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: women and children
Number of internees: 25 (approximately)
Information: On May 14th 1942, the Japanese troops landed on Soembawa. From the end of May the “European” women and children from Eastern Soembawa were put under house arrest in several homes in Bima and nearby Raba. On July 5th the women and children left for Makassar (Celebes).