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East-Indies camps ( Indische kamparchieven ENG )


Melak Airfield in Samarinda

Town: Samarinda
District: Southeastern region of Borneo
Region: Borneo
Location: Samarinda is situated northeast of Balikpapan, on the east coast of Borneo. Melak was inland to the west of Samarinda.
From [April 1942] to [October 1942] this location served as a prisoner of war camp >>
Internees: prisoners of war
Number of internees: 100
Information: In 1942 groups of prisoners of war were put to work at an airfield near Melak. They came from the prisoner of war camp at Samarinda.