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Vredesteijn Farm Leuwigadjah in Tjimahi

Town: Tjimahi
District: West Java
Region: Java
Location: Tjimahi is in West Java, northwest of Bandoeng. Leuwigadjah was approximately one kilometre south of Tjimahi.
From [June] 1942 to August 1945 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: prisoners of war; men; boys
Information: Initially prisoners of war, and later men and boys, were put to work at the Vredesteijn farm near Leuwigadjah. They went in chore crews from the large camps to the farm, where vegetables were grown and cattle were raised. There was a small permanent staff assigned to the farm.
Literature: Liesker, H.A.M. e.a., Je denk, ken niet, maar kèn!! (Waddinxveen 1997)
Liesker, H.A.M. e.a., 2603-1945, jongens in de mannenkampen te Tjimahi, Baros 5 en 4e/9e Bat. (Waddinxveen 1993)
Brugmans, I.J., Gevangen op Java. Dagboek uit een Jappenkamp, 1942-1945 (Zutphen 2004)